Kegel8 Glossary - Medical terms without the jargon
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Incompetent Cervix
Cervical incompetence, incompetent cervix or an insufficient cervix refers to a cervix that becomes dilated before a pregnancy has gone full term. It occurs...
Incontinence
Urinary Incontinence (UI) is defined as the ‘inconvenient leakage of urine causing social or hygiene problems’. Embarrassing and distressing it...
Increased Bladder Sensation
Increased Bladder sensation is defined as an early first sensation of filling (or an early desire to void) and/or an early strong desire to void which occurs...
Inflatoball Pessary
The Milex Inflatoball Pessary is a special type of inflatable latex pessary designed for women with the most severe 3rd and 4th degree prolapse, cystocele,...
Interstitial Cystitis
Interstitial cystitis is a chronic inflammatory condition of the bladder wall. It is not caused by bacteria (like bacterial cystitis which is easily treated...
Intramural Fibroids
Intramural fibroids or intramural uterine fibroids are fibroids that grow in the uterine wall. They are the most common type of fibroids. Fibroids are...
Intravenous Pyelogram
An intravenous pyelogram (IVP) is a special x-ray examination of the kidneys, bladder, and ureters (the tubes that carry urine from the kidneys to the...
Intussusception
Intussusception is when the rectum pushes back inside itself. Quite often it will appear as a slim protrusion out of the rectum. Waste matter can then get...