Problems affecting the labia, the ‘lips’ on the outside of your genitals (vulva), can include cysts or a rash. Learn more about what's normal when it comes to the labia, and what's not.
Vaginal and groin 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.
Good personal hygiene is important and will prevent you and your children from picking up or spreading germs and infectious diseases. Take these steps to avoid getting sick.
Genital herpes is spread by skin-to-skin contact – even through kissing or foreplay. There are things you can do to control it, learn more here.
Why am I spotting between periods? Plus 9 other female health questions answered
healthdirect’s Chief Medical Officer answers how to handle the symptoms of endometriosis and bleeding between your periods, plus other questions.
A cyst is a sac or pocket in your body filled with fluid, semi-solid material or air. Find out more the about types of cysts, their symptoms and treatments.
Gonorrhoea (the clap)
Also known as 'the clap', gonorrhoea often has no symptoms. Learn how to spot symptoms, maintain and how gonorrhoea is treated.
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.
Vaginismus occurs when the muscles around the vagina tighten involuntarily. Learn more about its common causes, symptoms and treatments.
Bacterial vaginosis (BV)
Bacterial vaginosis often causes a watery, ‘fishy’-smelling vaginal discharge. Treatment is available so it's a good idea to get it checked by your doctor.