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...

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...

背痛

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

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...

肺栓塞

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

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...

子宫内膜癌

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

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...

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)

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

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...

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...

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...

儿童皮疹

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

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...

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...

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:...

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

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...

脚踝扭伤

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

缺铁性贫血

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

血色病

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

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...

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...

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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...

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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...

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...

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...

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....

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...

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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...

姑息治疗

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

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...

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...

女性癫痫和怀孕

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

妊娠糖尿病

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

医学终止妊娠

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

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Factor V leiden in pregnancy

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

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...

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...

短效避孕药

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

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...

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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