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Deep vein thrombosis

DVT happens to people who have been inactive for long periods. Find out the main signs and symptoms of DVT and how to prevent it.

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Thrombosis

Thrombosis, such as deep vein thrombosis (DVT), is where a blood clot forms in a vein or artery. Learn about the risk factors and how to prevent it.

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Complications of cervical cancer

Information on complications of cervical cancer and links to trusted resources

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Varicose veins

Varicose veins can be painful. Without treatment, they often get worse, so talk to your doctor if you notice any symptoms. Treatments are available, and there is plenty you can do to help.

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Baker’s cysts

Baker’s cysts are caused by fluid that comes from the knee joint. Here's how to treat the symptoms once diagnosed, and what to do in the case of complications.

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D-dimer test

The D-dimer test is a blood test used to help check for or monitor blood clotting problems.

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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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Pregnancy massage

Pregnancy massage can ease discomfort and tension, and reduce swelling in your limbs. Here's what's involved in a pregnancy massage.

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Antiphospholipid syndrome (APS)

Antiphospholipid syndrome (APS) is a blood disorder that increases the risk of developing blood clots or having problems during pregnancy. Learn more here.

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Travel health advice

Going overseas? Here are some tips on how to stay well during your holiday, including tips on food and water safety, insect risks and vaccinations.

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Calf pain

Calf pain is often caused by a muscle strain or cramps due to exercise, dehydration or mineral deficiency. But it can be a symptom of something more serious.

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