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Breast Cancer Survivorship

  Breast cancer survival rates are improving. This means that are more and more women who are...

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...

Dilatation and curettage

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...

Factor V leiden in pregnancy

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...

Long-acting contraceptives

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....

Options For Pregnancy Care

In South Western Sydney, there are five main types of pregnancy care. You have a say in your pregnancy care...

Ovarian masses (cysts)

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

Pelvic inflammatory disease

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...

Short-acting contraceptives

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...

Surgical termination of pregnancy

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

Unintended pregnancy

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...

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