家庭虐待和暴力

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

家庭暴力安全计划

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

性侵犯

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

护理石膏

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

锁骨骨折

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

手臂和手部石膏运动

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

肩关节脱臼和不稳定

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

背痛

Back pain is the term for pain felt in the spine or back. It can be mild...

异常出血或瘀伤

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

贫血

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

深静脉血栓

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

高血压

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

淋巴瘤

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

骨髓瘤

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

肺栓塞

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

急性白血病

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

肠癌

Bowel cancer is cancer that affects the colon or rectum. It is also called colorectal cancer. Cancer...

乳腺癌筛查

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

Breast Cancer Survivorship

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

宫颈筛查

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

慢性淋巴细胞白血病 (CLL)

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

子宫内膜癌

Endometrial cancer is cancer that starts in the uterus. Most women who get this type of cancer...

头颈癌

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

肝癌

Liver cancer is cancer that starts in the cells of the liver. In people with liver cancer,...

肺癌

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...

食管癌

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

卵巢癌

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

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)

Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a common developmental disorder that affects how people behave. Children with ADHD may...

自闭症谱系障碍

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

儿童行为问题

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

儿童发育担忧

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

发育里程碑

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

儿童身材矮小

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

发脾气

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

儿童体重管理

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

儿童和青少年的焦虑症

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

儿童和青少年的行为障碍

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

儿童和青少年强迫症

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

儿童和青少年的抑郁和双相情感障碍

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

儿童和青少年精神障碍

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

卡介苗疫苗接种

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

婴儿血管瘤(胎记)

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

幼年特发性关节炎

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

儿童阻塞性睡眠呼吸暂停

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

儿童的身体运动

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

儿童皮疹

A rash is a change in colour and texture of the skin. They can feel hot, itchy,...

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...

如何在家管理COVID-19

我可以在家管理COVID-19吗?悉尼西南区正在朝着人们自我管理COVID-19感染的方向发展。这是…

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...

糖尿病和饮食

糖尿病患者需要吃某些食物并避免其他食物。糖尿病没有放之四海而皆准的饮食,因为每个人都是不同的。

糖尿病和怀孕

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

糖尿病眼科筛查

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

糖尿病足部筛查

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

糖尿病肾脏筛查

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

妊娠糖尿病

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

胰岛素储存和处理指引

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

低血糖

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

糖尿病药物

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

糖尿病前期

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

糖尿病女性孕前计划

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

1型糖尿病

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

2型糖尿病

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

运动的好处

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

保持健康的行为改变

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

营养资源

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

肥胖相关疾病

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

计划减重

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

戒烟

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

酒精

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

大麻

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

可卡因、摇头丸和其他药物

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

甲基苯丙胺

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

针头和注射器计划

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

阿片类药物依赖性治疗

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

阿片类药物

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

问题赌博

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

安全的注射做法

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

踝关节骨折

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

脚踝扭伤

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

足部和脚趾损伤 

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

脚部疼痛

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

脚趾甲内长

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

肠癌筛查(肠道筛查)

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

缺铁性贫血

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

铁剂治疗

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

维生素B12缺乏症

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

乳腺癌或卵巢癌综合征的家族风险

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

结直肠癌或子宫内膜癌综合征的家族风险

Around 10 to 15% of all people with colorectal cancer have a family history. Family history means...

血色病

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

腕管综合征

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

掌腱膜挛缩症

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

神经节囊肿

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

木槌手指夹板

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

舟状骨骨折

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

扳机指

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

胸痛

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

心力衰竭

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

居家血压测量

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

降低患心血管疾病的风险

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

免疫接种后的不良事件

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

免疫接种

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

免疫接种和怀孕

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

流感免疫接种

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

旅行疫苗接种

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...

急性肾脏损伤

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

慢性肾病

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

透析

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

肾脏感染(肾盂肾炎)

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

蛋白尿

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...

膝部疼痛

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

髌前滑囊炎(女佣膝盖)

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

胫骨

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

脂肪肝疾病

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

乙型肝炎

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

丙型肝炎

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...

远程监控计划

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...

慢性阻塞性肺病(COPD)

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

终末期呼吸系统疾病

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

肺炎

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

呼吸急促行动计划

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

医学终止妊娠

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...

肝脾扫描

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....

心肌灌注扫描

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

奥曲肽扫描

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

口服葡萄糖耐受性测试

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

甲状旁腺扫描

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...

RBC(红细胞)肝脏扫描

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

锁孔手术后恢复

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...

前哨淋巴结扫描

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

皮肤活检

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

甲状腺扫描

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

超声波

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

白细胞扫描

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

抗精神病药物

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

Anxiety

Anxiety is the most common mental health issue. It can be a normal and healthy response to stress. It can...

丧亲、悲伤和丧失

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

抑郁症

  Depression is when feel people feel low or down for at least two weeks. Depression can...

进食障碍

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

精神病

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

儿童和青少年精神障碍

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

自我伤害

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

自杀的想法

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

Medicinal Cannabis

Cannabis is a type of flowering plant in the family Cannabacae. This plant has been used as...

神经肌肉疾病中的呼吸功能受损

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

中风

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

短暂性脑缺血发作 (TIA)

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

痴呆症

Dementia causes a decline in brain function. It affects parts of the brain like memory, thinking, learning,...

轻度认知障碍

Mild cognitive impairment is memory loss that is not a normal part of ageing. It affects up...

老年人健康评估

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

姑息治疗

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...

慢性疼痛

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

急性疼痛的药物选择

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

预先护理计划

预先护理计划 (Advance care planning) 是指为你将来的医疗护理制定的计划。如果有一天你病情严重到无法做出决定或者进行沟通的程度,那么医生可以参照你的计划进行治疗。

亲人去世后

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

丧亲、悲伤和丧失

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

管理慢性阻塞性肺疾病的最后阶段 

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

管理死亡的最后阶段

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

姑息治疗

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

姑息治疗疼痛管理

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

姑息治疗中家人和护理人员的自我护理

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

姑息治疗中的睡眠障碍

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

理解死亡过程

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

妊娠期贫血

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

产前筛查

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

妊娠期哮喘

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

剖腹产分娩

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

妊娠中后期出血

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

Rh阴性血女性出血

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

应对妊娠丧失

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

扩宫和刮宫术

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

女性癫痫和怀孕

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

胎儿活动

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

妊娠糖尿病

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

妊娠高血压和妊娠毒血症

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

医学终止妊娠

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

精神健康与怀孕

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

流产

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

妊娠肥胖症

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

会阴撕裂随访

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

计划生孩子

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

怀孕和体重增加

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

常规产前护理

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

Surgical termination of pregnancy

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

妊娠甲状腺疾病

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

异常阴道分泌物

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

女性急性盆腔疼痛

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...

衣原体疾病

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

接触者追踪

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

睾丸附睾炎

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

生殖器疣

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

淋病

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

疱疹

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

HIV暴露

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

艾滋病毒携带者

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

Permanent Contraception (Steralisation)

Sterilisation is a method that permanently prevents pregnancies. This can be done in both males and females....

HIV暴露前预防(PrEP)

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

性健康筛检

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

梅毒

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

男性尿道分泌物

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

Dysponea (Breathlessness)

Breathlessness, or shortness of breath, can happen for a range of reasons, including: Lung conditions such as...

痤疮

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

蜂窝织炎

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

鸡眼和老茧

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

湿疹/特应性皮炎

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

手部骨折

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

风疹(荨麻疹)

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

黑色素瘤

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

瘙痒

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

牛皮癣

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

怀孕期间的皮肤疾病 - 皮疹和瘙痒

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

疣和赘肉

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

阻塞性睡眠呼吸暂停

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

睡眠卫生

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

照顾者支持

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

退伍军人事务部

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

残疾支持服务

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...

医疗设备和低收入家庭的能源返款

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

Haematuria (blood in urine)

Blood in urine can be: Macroscopic which means blood can be seen in urine without needing tests...

Hand hygiene

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

让家庭医生成为你家庭的一部分

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

我的健康记录

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

全国残疾保险计划

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

器官和组织捐赠

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

重返工作岗位

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...

你的医疗保健之旅

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

以标准为依据的出院流程

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

扩宫和刮宫术

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

腹腔镜胆囊切除术

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

Surgical termination of pregnancy

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

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...

扩宫和刮宫术

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...

长效避孕药

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

医学终止妊娠

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...

卵巢肿块(囊肿)

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

盆腔炎性疾病

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...

短效避孕药

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...

意外怀孕

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...

烧伤

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

撕裂伤

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

腿部溃疡

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

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