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Female reproductive system

The female reproductive system involves organs such as the uterus (womb), ovaries, fallopian tubes and vagina, as well as hormones.

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Female sexual problems

Many women experience sexual problems from time to time. Learn more about some common problems and how they can be treated.

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Vaginal dryness

Although it can affect any woman, vaginal dryness is most common in women who have experienced menopause.

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Bacterial vaginosis

Bacterial vaginosis can put you at an increased risk of developing other conditions, so it’s a good idea to get it checked by your doctor.

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Vaginal irritation and infection

Irritation around the sensitive skin of the groin or vagina can have many causes. Learn about this condition, and its treatment and prevention.

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Vaginal discharge

Every woman has some vaginal discharge. It's usually healthy and serves a purpose. Here's how to know what's normal, and what's a sign of infection.

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Endocrine glands and their hormones

The hormone system is the way in which one part of the body tells another part of the body to do something important. Find out more about different parts of the hormonal system.

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Tubal ligation

Tubal ligation is a permanent form of female contraception. Learn more about risks, complications and alternatives to permanent female sterilisation.

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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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Cancer of the uterus

Uterine cancer is the most common gynaecological cancer. You can find out more about the different types of uterine cancer by reading our trusted partner pages.

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Fibroids

A fibroid is a non-cancerous tumour that grows in and around the uterus. Find out more about fibroids, including the symptoms and treatment options.

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