Women’s Health

Breast cancer

Breast cancer is the most common cancer diagnosed in Australian women (not including skin cancers). About one in 8 women

Lichen sclerosus

Lichen sclerosus is a skin condition that can occur anywhere on the body. Most often it affects the genital area

Cystitis: bladder infection

Cystitis means inflammation of the bladder and is usually due to an infection. Cystitis is the most common type of

Chlamydia

Chlamydia is a sexually transmitted infection caused by the bacterium Chlamydia trachomatis. It affects both men and women, and it’s

Laparoscopy

Laparoscopy is a procedure that involves using a small telescope-like instrument called a laparoscope to view the inside of the

Hirsutism in women

Hirsutism in women is the problem of having too much hair on the face or body. In women with hirsutism,

Animation: menopause symptoms

If you are troubled by menopausal symptoms, it may help to know that you’re not the only one. While menopause

Eating disorders

What are eating disorders? The term ‘eating disorders’ is used to describe a range of problems to do with eating

Urinary tract infection (UTI)

Urinary tract infection (UTI) is a very common infection that affects part of the urinary system. The urinary system consists

Breast abscesses

A breast abscess is a localised collection of pus in the breast tissue. It is usually caused by a bacterial

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