العنف المنزلي والعائلي وإساءة المعاملة

Domestic and family abuse and violence comes in many forms. This type of violence doesn’t discriminate and...

التخطيط للسلامة في حالات العنف المنزلي

You may need a safety plan if you feel you are at risk of domestic and family...

الاعتداء الجنسي

Sexual assault as any type of sexual behaviour that makes someone feel uncomfortable, frightened, intimidated or threatened....

العناية بجبيرتك

How do I look after my cast? It is important to let the case fully dry. Arm plaster casts can...

كسر الترقوة

A clavicle fracture is a broken collarbone. Your collarbone is in your shoulder and connects your arm...

تمارين للذراع واليد المجبّرة

Why is this important? Your wrist has been put in a cast to stop it from moving so the bones...

خلع وعدم استقرار الكتف

A shoulder dislocation is when the upper arm bone comes out of the shoulder blade socket. Shoulder...

ألم الظهر

Back pain is a general term that describes any type of pain felt on the spine or...

نزف أو كدمات غير طبيعية

It’s normal to bruise or bleed after an injury. Abnormal bleeding or bruising is when you bruise...

فقر الدم (الأنيميا)‬‬

Anaemia is when your body does not have enough healthy red blood cells. This reduces the oxygen...

التخثر الوريدي العميق‬

Deep vein thrombosis is a type of blood clot that forms in a deep vein (not a...

ارتفاع ضغط الدم (فرط التوتر)

Hypertension is the medical name for high blood pressure. High blood pressure means your blood is pumping...

سرطان الغدد الليمفاوية

Lymphoma is a type of cancer that affects the lymphatic system. The lymphatic system helps the body...

الورم النقوي

Myeloma, also called multiple myeloma, is a type of blood cancer affecting plasma cells. Plasma cells are...

Pulmonary Embolism

A pulmonary embolism is when a blood clot blocks the arteries that supply blood to the lungs....

اللوكيميا الحادّة

Acute leukaemia is a type of blood cancer that develops quickly. If you have acute leukaemia, your...

سرطان الأمعاء

Bowel cancer, also known as colorectal cancer, is a type of cancer that affects the colon or...

فحص سرطان الثدي

Breast cancer screening is a test that checks for early signs of breast cancer. When breast cancer...

فحص عنق الرحم

Cervical screening is a test that checks for early signs of cervical cancer. When cervical cancer is...

سرطان الدم اللمفاوي المزمن (CLL)

Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia (CLL) is a type of blood and bone marrow cancer. The bone marrow is...

سرطان بطانة الرحم

Endometrial cancer is a type of cancer that starts in the uterus. Around 3,200 Australian women are...

سرطان الرأس والرقبة

Head and neck cancer is a general term used for different types of cancers that develop in...

سرطان الكبد

Liver cancer is a type of cancer that develops in the cells in the liver, called hepatocytes....

سرطان الرئة

Lung cancer is a form of cancer that starts in the lungs. In Australia, more people die...

Multidisciplinary teams in cancer care

When you have been diagnosed with cancer, you will be cared for by a whole team of...

سرطان المريء

Oesophageal cancer is a type of cancer that forms in the cells that line the oesophagus. The...

سرطان المبيض

Ovarian cancer is a type of cancer that begins in the ovaries. In people with ovarian cancer,...

اضطراب قصور الانتباه وفرط الحركة

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a common mental health condition. Children with ADHD may be hyperactive...

اضطراب طيف التوحد

Autism spectrum disorder, also known as autism, is the name for a group of conditions affecting a...

السلوكيات الداعية للقلق لدى الأطفال

Some children act differently to other children. Behaving differently isn’t always a problem. But, if your child’s...

قضايا النمو الداعية للقلق لدى الأطفال

GPs use milestones to track your child’s development. Milestones are the skills and tasks children can do...

المعالم الدالة على النمو السليم

GPs use milestones to track your child’s development. Milestones are the skills and tasks children can do...

قصر القامة لدى الأطفال

A child with short stature is much shorter than other children of the same age. When a...

‫نوبات الغضب‬

Temper tantrums, also known as tantrums, are emotional outbursts. If your child is having a tantrum, they...

التحكم في الوزن لدى الأطفال

Weight management in children is about making long-term changes that support a healthy lifestyle. The goal is...

اضطرابات القلق المرضي لدى الأطفال والشباب

An anxiety disorder is when we often feel very anxious. This can be anxious about something specific...

الاضطرابات السلوكية لدى الأطفال والشباب

A behavioural disorder is when a child has difficulty with their emotions and behaviours. Their behaviour can...

الاضطرابات القهرية لدى الأطفال والشباب

A compulsive disorder is when a person has has repeated unwanted thoughts or the need to repeat...

اضطرابات الاكتئاب والمزاج ثنائي القطب لدى الأطفال والشباب

A depressive disorder is when a person has low mood, less interest or enjoyment in activities and...

الاضطرابات الذهانية لدى الأطفال والشباب

Getting a diagnosis of a psychotic disorder will depend how long, how bad and in what ways...

لقاح السل

The BCG vaccine is the vaccine for tuberculosis, also known as TB. Tuberculosis is a serious bacterial...

الورم الوعائي الدموي في الأطفال (الوحمة)

An infantile haemangioma is the most common type of birthmark in babies. It usually appears a few...

التهاب المفاصل الشبابي مجهول السبب

Juvenile idiopathic arthritis is a type of arthritis that develops in a child aged 16 or younger....

انقطاع النفس الانسدادي أثناء النوم لدى الأطفال

Obstructive sleep apnoea is when something partly or completely blocks the throat during sleep. This causes breathing...

النشاط البدني عند الأطفال

Regular physical activity is essential for your child’s health, growth and development. Kids need to be active...

الطفح الجلدي عند الأطفال

A rash is a red, bumpy, scaly, or itchy patch of skin. Rashes can be hot to...

Coronavirus and aged care facilities

A COVID-19 outbreak is a serious health risk for people who live in residential aged care facilities....

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19)

A new type of coronavirus was detected in late 2019. This virus can cause a severe respiratory...

COVID-19: Self-isolation

A new type of coronavirus was detected in late 2019. This virus can cause a severe respiratory illness called coronavirus...

How to manage COVID-19 at home

Can I manage my COVID-19 at home? South Western Sydney is moving towards people self-managing their COVID-19 infection. This is...

Stopping the spread of COVID-19

A new type of coronavirus was detected in late 2019. This virus can cause a severe respiratory illness called coronavirus...

Refugee health assessment

A refugee health assessment is a detailed check of a person who has arrived in Australia as...

السكري والتغذية

People with diabetes need to eat certain foods and avoid others. There is no one-size-fits-all diet for...

مرض السكري والحمل

If you have type 1 or type 2 diabetes and are pregnant, you need special care. If...

فحص العيون لدى المصابين بداء السكري

Diabetes is not just a disease that affects your blood sugar levels. High blood sugar levels can...

فحص الأقدام عند المصابين بالسكري

Diabetes is not just a disease that affects your blood sugar levels. High blood sugar levels can...

فحص الكلى عند المصابين بالسكري

High blood sugar levels can damage your kidneys. Undiagnosed kidney damage can lead to serious health issues....

سكري الحمل

Diabetes develops if the body can’t make enough insulin. Insulin helps the body to absorb sugar from...

إرشادات لتخزين الأنسولين والتعامل معه

Storage Vials and cartridges of insulin not currently being used should be stored in the refrigerator (2 to 8 degrees)...

نقص غلوكوز الدم

Hypoglycaemia is low blood sugar and it’s one of the most common problems related to diabetes. Taking...

أدوية داء السكري

If you have type 2 diabetes, you may need medication to help manage blood sugar levels. There...

ما قبل داء السكري

After you eat, your body breaks down food into glucose, a type of sugar. A hormone called...

تخطيط ما قبل الحمل للسيدات المصابات بالسكري

If you have type 1 or type 2 diabetes and are thinking about having a baby, pre-pregnancy...

داء السكري من النوع 1

Type 1 diabetes is when your pancreas is unable to make insulin. Insulin is a hormone that...

مرض السكري من النوع 2‬‬

Diabetes develops if the body can’t make enough insulin. After you eat, your body breaks down food...

فوائد التمارين الرياضية

It can sometimes seem too hard to exercise, with time, money, tiredness and other factors getting in the way. However,...

الحفاظ على تغيير السلوك الصحي

Sometimes getting the motivation to change our lifestyle is easy but actually making that change and sticking with it can...

موارد عن التغذية

Scroll down for recommended resources to guide you towards eating a healthier diet. 

الأمراض المتعلقة بالبدانة

Obesity can affect a person’s overall health and wellbeing. People with a body mass index of more...

التخطيط لفقدان الوزن

Being overweight or obese can have an impact on your health, but even small amounts of weight...

الإقلاع عن التدخين‬

Smoking is the greatest cause of preventable illness and death in Australia. Around two-thirds of long-term smokers...

الكحوليات

Alcohol is a legal drug in Australia for people over the age of 18. However, alcohol use...

القنب

Cannabis is the most commonly used illegal drug in Australia. It is used in three main forms:...

الكوكايين وعقار النشوة (إكستاسي) والعقاقير الأخرى

Cocaine and ecstasy are two commonly used illegal drugs. These drugs are damaging to your health and...

الميثامفيتامين

Methamphetamine is an illegal stimulant which is often called ‘crystal meth’ or ‘ice’. Methamphetamine gives you a...

برامج الإبر والمحاقن

Needle and syringe services in South Western Sydney Find your closest Needle and Syringe Program outlet below.

علاج إدمان المواد الأفيونية

Opioid dependence treatment is treatment for people who are dependent on opioids. Opioids are pain-relieving medications. There...

المواد أفيونية المفعول

There are many types of opioids, including prescription opioids such as morphine and illegal opioids such as...

مشكلة القمار

Some people can gamble responsibly, but others find it hard to stop. Gambling becomes a problem when...

ممارسات الحقن الآمن

What I should do? Use a sterile needle and syringe (fit) for every injection. If you are unable to access...

كسور الكاحل

An ankle fracture is a broken ankle. Fractures can be thin cracks or complete breaks that shatter....

التواء الكاحل

An ankle sprain is an ankle injury caused by rolling, twisting or turning the ankle. An ankle...

إصابات القدم وأصابعها 

There are many different types of foot and toe injuries, including fractures. A fracture is a broken...

ألم القدم

Foot pain can affect the toes, midfoot, ankles, arches and heel. There are many types and causes...

الظفر الناشب

Ingrown toenails occur when your toenail grows into the skin of the toe. They are most common...

فحص سرطان الأمعاء (فحص الأمعاء)

The National Bowel Cancer Screening Program aims to help detect signs of bowel cancer early. Early diagnosis...

فقر الدم الناجم عن عَوَز الحديد‬

Iron deficiency anaemia is a type of anaemia caused by a lack of iron. You need iron...

العلاج بالحديد

Iron therapy is when you receive iron through an injection into a vein. This is also called...

نقص فيتامين ب12

Vitamin B12 deficiency occurs when you don’t have enough vitamin B12 in your body. Our bodies need...

العامل الوراثي للإصابة بمتلازمة سرطان الثدي أو المبيض

One of the known risk factors for breast or ovarian cancer is a family history. Around 5%...

داء ترسب الأصبغة الدموية

Haemochromatosis causes the body to absorb too much iron from food. The condition is genetic, which means...

متلازمة النفق الرسغي

Carpal tunnel syndrome is caused by a pinched nerve in your wrist. The pinched nerve causes a...

تقفع دوبويتران

Dupuytren’s contracture is a condition that occurs when the skin under your hand gradually becomes thick and...

العُقد العصبية

Ganglia are small cysts. They contain a thick jelly-like material called synovial fluid. Ganglia are also called...

جبيرة الإصبع

A mallet splint is designed to keep your finger tip in an over-extended position to allow the...

Scaphoid fractures

A scaphoid fracture is a break in one of the bones in your wrist. They usually happen...

الإصبع الزنادي

If you have trigger finger, your finger will get stuck or locked after flexing, then snap back...

ألم الصدر‬‬‬‬‬‬

Chest pain can feel like a dull ache, a sharp stab, or a crushing or burning sensation....

هبوط القلب / السكتة القلبية‬‬‬‬

Heart failure is when your heart can’t pump enough blood to the rest of your body. The...

قياس ضغط الدم في المنزل

Measuring your blood pressure can help your GP find out if you have hypertension. Hypertension is when...

التقليل من خطر الإصابة بأمراض القلب والأوعية الدموية

Cardiovascular disease is a term for a range of diseases that affect the heart and blood vessels....

الآثار السلبية بعد التحصين

  Adverse Events Following Immunisation (AEFIs) is the term used to describe certain medical issues that people may...

اللقاحات

Immunisation is the process of getting a vaccine against a serious disease. Vaccines contain very weak forms...

التطعيم والحمل

Getting certain vaccines before, during and after pregnancy protects you and your baby. Vaccines recommended for pregnant...

التطعيم ضد الإنفلونزا

The influenza immunisation is a vaccine that protects against the flu. It’s recommended for anyone over the...

تلقي اللقاح لأغراض السفر

Travel vaccinations are vaccines that protect against the serious diseases you may encounter when travelling overseas. Overseas...

Rabies and bat lyssavirus

Rabies and Australian bat lyssavirus are viruses that spread through bites or scratches from infected animals. These...

Zika virus

Zika is a virus that spreads through infected mosquito bites. It can also be sexually transmitted. In...

إصابة الكلى الحادة

Acute kidney injury is a form of kidney damage that occurs quickly, over a period of days...

مرض الكلى المزمن

Your kidneys filter the blood in your body, removing waste products that can harm your organs. If...

غسيل الكلى‬

Your kidneys filter the blood in your body. They remove waste products that could harm your vital...

إنتان الكلى (التهاب الكلى والحويضة)

Kidney infections happen when bacteria enters your body via the urethra (the tube you pass urine through)....

بيلة بروتينية

Proteinuria is the medical name for protein in the urine. There is usually a small amount of...

Urinary incontinence

  Urinary incontinence is the involuntary or accidental leakage of urine. This affects 30% to 50% of...

ألم الركبة

Knee pain is pain that you can feel in the knee joint or around the knee. Knee...

التهاب الجراب أمام الرضفة (التهاب الركبة)

Prepatellar bursitis is a type of knee injury that occurs when the bursa, in the front of...

ألم قصبة الساق

Shin pain is type of pain that occurs on the tibia, the shin bone. Shin pain is...

مرض الكبد المدهن

Healthy livers have very little or no fat in them. But if you drink too much alcohol,...

‫التهاب الكبد الوبائي ب‬‬

Hepatitis B is a virus that affects the liver. The virus is spread through body fluids such...

التهاب الكبد الوبائي ج

Hepatitis C is a virus that affects your liver. It is spread by direct blood contact such...

Community health centres

South Western Sydney Local Health District has 18 community health services across the district providing a range of services:

Emergency care

Note: For emergencies, dial 000 and ask for AMBULANCE.

Multicultural services and translated resources

This page lists resources on many health conditions with translations for non-English speakers. Scroll down to find information from children’s...

برنامج المراقبة عن بعد

Telemonitoring is when your GP or healthcare professional monitors your health data electronically. Examples of health data...

Triple I (hub)

The Triple I (Hub) is the central centre for primary and community health services within the South...

مرض الانسداد الرئوي المزمن (COPD)

COPD, or Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, describes a range of lung diseases, including emphysema, chronic bronchitis, non-reversible...

المرحلة النهائية لمرض الجهاز التنفسي

End-stage respiratory disease is when a lung disease reaches a stage where the person with the disease...

الالتهاب الرئوي

Pneumonia is a serious lung infection caused by a bacteria or virus. It can affect one or...

خطة التصرف عند إنقطاع الأنفاس

The Shortness of Breath Action Plan shows different ways to manage your breathlessness. It is completed with...

Medical termination of pregnancy

A medical termination uses medication to end a pregnancy. It is safe and effective for pregnancies up...

Vaginal pessaries

A vaginal pessary is a removable device that is put into the vagina. It is used to...

Biliary scan

A Biliary scan is a test to detect certain diseases of the gall bladder. It provides information...

Bone scan

A bone scan is useful in diagnosing and assessing a wide range of bone and joint diseases....

Colon transit scan

A Colon Transit scan is a test to examine if there is a problem with the movement...

Gallium scan

A Gallium Scan is a test that is used to detect a number of diseases including infections,...

Gastric emptying scan

A Gastric Emptying Scan is a test to examine if there is a problem with the movement...

Gated heart pool scan

A gated heart pool scan looks at how well the heart is pumping. It may be performed...

تصوير الكبد والطحال بالنظائر المشعة

A Liver-Spleen scan is a test to examine the liver and/or the spleen for abnormalities. This test...

Lung (V/Q) scan

A lung (V/Q) scan is also known as a lung ventilation and perfusion scan. This test is...

MIBG scan

An MIBG Scan is a test that is used to detect various tumours of the neuro-endocrine system....

مسح نضح عضلة القلب

A Myocardial Perfusion Scan (also known as a Sestamibi Scan) is a test to examine the blood...

التصوير الومضائي لمستقبلات السوماتوستاتين

An Octreotide scan is a test that is used to detect various tumours of the neuro-endocrine system....

اختبار تحمل السكر الفموي

An oral glucose tolerance test, or OGTT, is a test that looks at the amount of glucose...

تصوير الغدة الجار درقية

A Parathyroid scan is a test to identify and localise overactive parathyroid gland(s). What do I...

Positron emission tomography scan

Positron Emission Tomography (PET) detects and measures glucose metabolism within the body. PET scans can diagnose certain...

Radioiodine total body search

A Radioiodine Total Body Search detects the presence of residual thyroid tissue or cancer spread in patients...

تصوير الكبد بكرويات الدم الحمراء

Liver masses are often found by other tests such as ultrasound or CT scans. An RBC Liver...

التعافي من عملية جراحية بالمنظار

Laparoscopic, or keyhole surgery, involves 3-4 small incisions (cuts) up to 1cm long in the abdomen (stomach)....

Renal cortex scan

A renal cortex scan is also known as a DSMA renal scan. The scan examines the functioning...

Renal scan

A renal scan looks at kidney blood flow and function. It can give information that cannot be...

فحص العقدة الليمفاوية الخافرة

What is a sentinel lymph node? Lymph is fluid that escapes from blood vessels into the tissues. It travels in...

خزعة الجلد

A skin biopsy is a quick and simple procedure that removes a small sample of skin for...

تصوير الغدة الدرقية

A thyroid scan shows the function and structure of the thyroid gland. It can give information not...

الموجات فوق الصوتية

An ultrasound scan creates a real-time picture of the inside of the body using sound waves. Ultrasound...

فحص خلايا الدم البيضاء

A white blood cell scan is a test used to detect areas of infection in the body...

الأدوية المضادة للذهان

Antipsychotic medications help manage symptoms of psychosis, a serious mental health condition affecting the mind. People with...

الفجيعة والحزن والخسارة

Bereavement is the process of coping with the death of a family member or close friend. If...

اضطرابات الاكل

Eating disorders are mental health conditions that cause a person to develop disordered or extreme eating habits....

الذهان

Psychosis is a serious mental health condition affecting the mind. People with psychosis can experience an altered...

الاضطرابات الذهانية لدى الأطفال والشباب

Getting a diagnosis of a psychotic disorder will depend how long, how bad and in what ways...

أذى الذات

Self harm is when someone purposely hurts a part of their body. Some common forms of self-harm...

الأفكار الانتحارية

Sometimes, people have thoughts about wanting to harm themselves or end their life. These thoughts may occur...

الفشل التنفسي في حالات الاضطراب العصبي العضلي

People with neuromuscular conditions have a high risk of developing respiratory compromise or failure. Respiratory failure means...

السكتة الدماغية

A stroke occurs when the blood supply to the brain is interrupted. Strokes range from mild to...

النوبة الإقفارية العابرة (TIA)

A transient ischaemic attack, also known as a TIA, occurs when blood supply to the brain is...

الخرف

Dementia is a syndrome that causes a decline in brain function. The functions of the brain affected...

الضعف الإدراكي البسيط

Mild cognitive impairment describes a decline in brain function that is greater than expected for a person’s...

التقييم الصحي لكبار السن

An over 75s health assessment is a yearly test that helps your GP to: identify any health...

الرعاية التلطيفية‬‬‬

Palliative care is a specific type of care for people who have a life-limiting illness. Palliative care...

Urinary incontinence

  Urinary incontinence is the involuntary or accidental leakage of urine. This affects 30% to 50% of...

الألم المزمن

Chronic pain is pain that lasts longer than expected. It usually occurs after an injury or disease....

Medication options for acute pain

There are two main types of pain: acute and chronic. Acute pain starts suddenly and is usually...

التخطيط المسبق للرعاية

Advance care planning involves making a plan for your future medical care. If one day you are...

بعد وفاة شخص عزيز عليك

After a loved one has died, your GP may sign a certificate that confirms the death. You...

إدارة المراحل النهائية لمرض الانسداد الرئوي المزمن 

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is a serious lung disease that blocks airflow and makes it difficult...

التعامل مع الاحتضار

Managing the final stages of dying involves careful planning. It’s important the person’s wishes are respected. As...

الرعاية التلطيفية‬‬‬

Palliative care is a specific type of care for people who have a life-limiting illness. Palliative care...

إدارة الألم في الرعاية التلطيفية

More than 65% of palliative care patients experience pain. People with cancer, osteoarthritis, end-stage renal failure, neurological...

الاعتناء بالنفس للأسر ومقدمي الرعاية في الرعاية التلطيفية

Caring for someone who is dying is both rewarding and challenging. It is normal to feel distressed...

اضطراب النوم في الرعاية التلطيفية

People who are nearing the end of their lives may have difficulty sleeping. There are many reasons...

فهم الاحتضار

What happens when a person is dying? It is very difficult to predict exactly what will happen. Some people deteriorate...

فقر الدم أثناء الحمل

Anaemia means you don’t have enough red blood cells in your blood. It’s often caused by low...

الفحص السابق للولادة

A fetal anomaly, sometimes called a birth defect, is when there is a change to part of...

الربو أثناء الحمل

If you have asthma and are pregnant, your asthma control can change. Some women have an increase...

الولادة التالية للولادة القيصرية

For women who have had one or more caesarean sections in the past, you may have the...

النزيف في منتصف إلى أواخر الحمل

Bleeding in mid to late pregnancy is any bleeding from 20 weeks to full term. It can...

النزيف في النساء ذوات عامل ريصي سالب

Every person has one of four blood types (A, B, AB or O). These blood types are...

التعامل مع فقدان الجنين

What will my healthcare team do? Your healthcare team can answer many of the medical questions you may have regarding...

التمدد والكشط

A Dilatation and Curettage (D&C) is an operation performed on women to scrape away the lining of...

الصرع والحمل عند النساء

If you have epilepsy and want to fall pregnant, there are some issues you need to be...

حركة الجنين

Foetal movements is a term that refers to the baby’s movements in the womb during pregnancy. If...

سكري الحمل

Diabetes develops if the body can’t make enough insulin. Insulin helps the body to absorb sugar from...

فرط ضغط الدم أثناء الحمل وتسمّم الحمل

Hypertension in pregnancy and pre-eclampsia are two serious medical conditions that can occur at any stage during...

Medical termination of pregnancy

A medical termination uses medication to end a pregnancy. It is safe and effective for pregnancies up...

الصحة النفسية والحمل

Pregnancy can be an emotional time for many women. It’s not uncommon for pregnant women to experience...

الإجهاض

A miscarriage is a pregnancy loss that occurs within the fi­rst 20 weeks. This is usually confirmed...

Obesity in pregnancy

It is normal to gain weight during pregnancy. However, being overweight or obese before pregnancy, or putting...

Perineal tear follow up

It is common for women to have some form of tear during a vaginal birth. A tear...

التخطيط لإنجاب طفل

If you’re planning to have a baby, it’s important to see your GP for a pre-conception visit...

زيادة الوزن أثناء الحمل‬

During pregnancy, some weight gain is normal. How much weight you gain depends on what you weighed...

العناية الروتينية السابقة للولادة

Routine antenatal care refers to the regular appointments and tests you have during your pregnancy. You’ll need...

‫الإنهاء الجراحي للحمل‬

Surgical termination of pregnancy is a safe day-surgery procedure. It can be performed anywhere between 7 to...

Thyroid disease in pregnancy

Your thyroid gland is located in your neck, near the base of your throat. It makes hormones...

إفراز مهبلي غير طبيعي

If you are having more vaginal discharge than usual, it may be a sign that something is...

آلام الحوض الحادة لدى النساء

Abdominal pain is soreness that’s felt in and around your stomach area. The pain may feel short,...

Candidiasis (thrush)

Vulvovaginal candidiasis is a fungal infection in the vagina. It is caused by a growth of candida...

المتدثرة (كلاميديا)‬‬‬

Chlamydia is a common sexually transmitted infection. It’s caused by bacteria. You get chlamydia by having unprotected...

تتبع العلاقات

You’ve just found out you have a sexually transmitted infection (STI). There’s a lot going through your...

التهاب الخصية والبربخ

Epididymo-orchitis is inflammation of the testes and epididymides (tubes attached to each testicle). Epididymo-orchitis can be mild...

الثآليل التناسلية‬‬‬‬

Genital warts, or Human Papilloma Virus (HPV), is a sexually transmitted infection caused by strains of the...

السيلان

Gonorrhoea is a sexually transmitted infection caused by bacteria. Common symptoms include genital discharge, pain when urinating...

العقبول (الهربس)

Herpes is a common sexually transmitted infection caused by the herpes simplex virus. As many as one...

التعرض لفيروس نقص المناعة البشرية

People can become exposed to HIV in several ways. This may be from unprotected sex, sharing needles...

التعايش مع فيروس نقص المناعة البشرية

Living with HIV is the term used to describe people who are HIV-positive. Over the last three...

الوقاية قبل التعرض لفيروس نقص المناعة البشرية (PrEP)

Pre-exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) is a medication that greatly reduces the risk of getting HIV. PrEP is recommended...

فحص الصحة الجنسية

Sexual health screening is testing for one or more sexually transmitted infections (STIs). You might need a...

الزهري‬‬‬

Syphilis is a sexually transmitted infection. It’s a bacterial infection that spreads by having unprotected sex or...

إفرازات مجرى البول لدى الذكور

Urethral discharge refers to fluid that leaks from the urethra (the tube that carries urine and semen...

حب الشباب

Acne is a condition causing spots and painful bumps on the skin, also known as pimples. Acne...

التهاب الهلل (التهاب النسيج الخلوي)

Cellulitis is a bacterial skin infection. The infected area may be swollen, red, hot and tender. Common...

مسامير اللحم والدُشبذات

Corns and calluses are areas of thick, hard skin. They mostly form on the feet and toes....

الأكزيما / التهاب الجلد التأتبي

Eczema, also called atopic dermatitis, is a skin condition characterised by dry and irritated skin. Eczema usually...

Hand fractures

A hand fracture is a break in a bone in the hand (metacarpal fracture) or fingers (phalanx...

Hives (Urticaria)

Hives (urticaria) is a type of itchy skin rash. The raised bumps (wheals) appear when skin cells...

سرطان الجلد

Melanoma is a serious form of skin cancer. Australia has the highest rate of melanoma in the...

الهراش

Pruritus is the medical word for itchy skin. There are many reasons why your skin can itch....

داء الصدفية

Psoriasis is a type of skin condition that usually appears as an elevated round or oval patch...

الأمراض الجلدية أثناء الحمل - الطفح الجلدي والحكة

During pregnancy, you may experience some changes to your skin. Sometimes, you can experience a rash or...

البثور والثآليل

Warts and verrucas are small, hard lumps on the skin. They are caused by different strains of...

انقطاع النفس الانسدادي النومي

Obstructive sleep apnoea is when something partly or completely blocks the throat during sleep. This causes breathing...

النوم الصحي

Sleep hygiene means good sleep habits – the things you can do to give yourself the best...

Carer supports

Caring for a friend or family member can be a difficult, challenging task. Many people provide informal...

Department of Veterans’ Affairs

The Department of Veterans’ Affairs is a government department that offers support for people who have served...

Disability support services

Disability support services are services that help people with disabilities, their families and carers. The Australian government...

Driving and vehicle assessment

If you have a medical condition that could affect your ability to drive safely, you will need...

Energy rebates for medical equipment and low income households

Low Income Household Energy Rebate The NSW Government provides assistance measures to help households with their energy costs. Eligibility for...

Hand hygiene

Hand hygiene is the process of cleaning your hands with soap and water to prevent spreading diseases....

Make the GP part of your family

What is a GP? GPs, or general practitioners, play a central role in the delivery of general health treatment and...

My Health Record

My Health Record is a secure online summary of your health information. The record keeps information about...

برنامج التأمين الوطني للمعاقين

The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) offers financial support for Australians who have permanent and significant disability....

Organ and tissue donation

Organ and tissue donation is the process of donating your organs and tissues to people who are...

Return to work

Returning to work after an illness can be challenging, but your GP is here to help. Returning...

Self-care for people with cancer

Living with cancer impacts your physical and emotional health in many ways. It’s normal to face challenges...

Your Healthcare Journey

You are the centre of your healthcare journey You are the best person to be in charge of your own...

الخروج من المستشفى المستند إلى المعايير

Many people find hospital a worrying and confusing time. Not knowing when they will leave the hospital...

التمدد والكشط

A Dilatation and Curettage (D&C) is an operation performed on women to scrape away the lining of...

استئصال المرارة بالمنظار

A laparoscopic cholecystectomy is the removal of the gallbladder and gallstones by keyhole surgery. Sometimes, the surgeon...

‫الإنهاء الجراحي للحمل‬

Surgical termination of pregnancy is a safe day-surgery procedure. It can be performed anywhere between 7 to...

Candidiasis (thrush)

Vulvovaginal candidiasis is a fungal infection in the vagina. It is caused by a growth of candida...

Chronic pelvic pain

Chronic pelvic pain is abdominal and/or pelvic pain that has lasted for at least 6 months. It...

التمدد والكشط

A Dilatation and Curettage (D&C) is an operation performed on women to scrape away the lining of...

Endometriosis

Endometriosis is an inflammatory illness with lesions of endometrial-like tissue outside the uterus. It can cause pelvic...

العامل الخامس لايدن في الحمل

Factor V Leiden is a gene mutation. It can increase your chance of developing an abnormal blood...

Heavy Menstrual Bleeding

Heavy menstrual bleeding means a heavy period. This can affect a woman’s quality of life. Most menstrual...

Intermenstrual and post-coital bleeding

Intermenstrual bleeding is bleeding from the vagina that happens when not having a period. Bleeding that happens...

وسائل منع الحمل طويلة المفعول

Long-acting contraceptives are birth-control devices that stay in your body for a long time (from one month...

Medical termination of pregnancy

A medical termination uses medication to end a pregnancy. It is safe and effective for pregnancies up...

Menopause

Menopause is defined as not having a period for more than a year in a non-pregnant woman....

تكيس المبيضين‬

Ovarian masses (cysts) are fluid-filled sacs that appear in the ovary. The most common types of cysts...

المرض الالتهابي الحوضي

Pelvic inflammatory disease is a bacterial infection of your uterus, fallopian tubes and ovaries. This infection may...

Pelvic organ prolapse

Pelvic organ prolapse is when one or more pelvic organs bulge into the vagina. This happens when...

Period pain (dysmenorrhoea)

Dysmenorrhoea means a painful period. It is common but often under-diagnosed or treated. It can make life...

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS)

  Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) is a common endocrine disorder. It often affects young women’s metabolism and...

Postmenopausal bleeding

Postmenopausal bleeding is any bleeding from the vagina that happens after menopause. Around one in ten women...

Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS)

Premenstrual syndrome (PMS) is the physical and mental symptoms that happen each menstrual cycle. The happen during...

موانع الحمل قصيرة المفعول

Short-acting contraceptives prevent pregnancies but are either single use or only last for a short time. The...

Subfertility

Fertility means how easy it is for someone to have a baby. Subfertility is when a person...

‫الإنهاء الجراحي للحمل‬

Surgical termination of pregnancy is a safe day-surgery procedure. It can be performed anywhere between 7 to...

الحمل غير المقصود

An unintended pregnancy is a pregnancy that is not planned. A chance pregnancy brings up a lot...

Urinary incontinence

  Urinary incontinence is the involuntary or accidental leakage of urine. This affects 30% to 50% of...

Vaginal pessaries

A vaginal pessary is a removable device that is put into the vagina. It is used to...

الإصابة بالحروق

A burn injury occurs when skin is injured by heat. Common causes of a burn injury include...

الجروح التهتكية

A laceration is a deep cut to the skin or flesh. In some cases, your GP can...

تقرحات‬ الساق‬‬

A leg ulcer is a wound on the leg or ankle. The wound is usually caused by...

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