• Ovarian Torsion: What Parents Need to Know

    4 monthes ago - By 700 Children's

    Teaching girls to get to know and listen to their bodies as they move through puberty and beyond is an important lesson. Knowing what feels “normal” and what doesn't, and learning how to voice those concerns to parents and health care providers is an important step for girls in learning how to be more involved in, and responsible for, their healthcare. Paying attention to symptoms, expressing concerns, and seeking help from the health care team can make a difference in patient outcomes.
    One such example is sudden onset of abdominal pain, particularly if accompanied by nausea and vomiting...
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