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Lymphoedema

Lymphoedema is a swelling in the body’s soft tissue due to fluid building up in the lymphatic system. Its causes include radiotherapy, injury or a faulty gene.

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Fluid retention

Fluid retention occurs when parts of the body swell due to the build-up of trapped fluid. Find out more about the causes and treatment options available.

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Hormone replacement therapy (HRT)

Hormone replacement therapy (HRT) is the name for a number of hormone therapies that can be used to treat the symptoms of menopause.

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Ovarian cancer

Ovarian cancer is most common in women aged over 50. Find out about the different types and the symptoms, which can be difficult to recognise.

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Breast cysts

Breast cysts are benign bubbles of fluid in the breast. It’s important to know how to recognise them and what to look for if you suspect a lump is not benign.

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Excessive sweating (hyperhidrosis)

Excessive sweating, also known as hyperhidrosis, can be distressing but it’s quite common. Treatments can help lessen the impact of sweating on your life.

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Laminectomy

A laminectomy is recommended to ease back pain but only if alternative treatments such as physiotherapy and medication have not worked.

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Premenstrual syndrome (PMS)

Premenstrual syndrome refers to symptoms that occur around the time of your period. There are ways to help manage your premenstrual symptoms.

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Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS)

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a common hormonal condition that affects up to 1 in 5 girls and women in their reproductive years.

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Spina bifida

Spina bifida is a birth defect that affects a baby’s spine from early pregnancy. Ensuring enough folate in the diet is the best way to reduce the risk of spina bifida.

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