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Persistent pelvic pain

Persistent pelvic pain is pain below your belly button that lasts for 6 months or more. Read on for common causes and pain management tools.

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Pelvic inflammatory disease

Pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) is a condition that affects around 1 in 8 women; it's most common in sexually active women aged 20 to 24.

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Ovarian cysts

An ovarian cyst is a fluid-filled sac in the ovary and is common. Learn more about the types of cysts, symptoms and treatments.

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Hysterectomy

A hysterectomy is surgery to remove the uterus (womb). Read about the different types of hysterectomy and why this kind of surgery may be needed.

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Endometriosis

Endometriosis can cause inflammation, pain, affect fertility and impact your life. Learn more about treatments and how to manage the symptoms and pain.

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The truth hurts: hysterectomy doesn’t cure endometriosis

Endometriosis affects 1 in 10 women, often leading to pain and infertility. Despite one celeb's hysterectomy for endo at 31, it’s not a cure for endometriosis.

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Gonorrhoea (the clap)

Also known as 'the clap', gonorrhoea often has no symptoms. Learn how to spot symptoms, maintain and how gonorrhoea is treated.

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Cervical cancer

Cervical cancer is a type of cancer that develops in a woman's cervix. It is one of a few cancers where screening can detect pre-cancerous lesions.

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Colposcopy

A colposcopy is a minor procedure to examine a your cervix for abnormal cells or growths. It may include a biopsy to examine tissue.

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Prostate problems

Swelling, enlargement and cancer are the most common problems that affect the prostate. Learn about important symptoms and treatment options here.

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