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Health checks for women

A guide to routine health checks and tests for women, including mammogram, bowel cancer screening, blood pressure, bone density test and more.

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Women's health

Learn more about health topics that concern women and their families, such as menopause, breast cancer, endometriosis and pregnancy.

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Perimenopause

Perimenopause takes place as most women’s ovaries gradually stop working over a period of years, producing fewer eggs and releasing less of the hormones than usual. Learn more about how perimenopause affects women here.

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Painful sex for women

Experiencing pain or discomfort during sex is fairly common, but in some cases there is an underlying cause.

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Life stages

Health information in relation to a number of different life stages and life events, such as babies and toddlers, children, teenagers, young adults, pregnancy, women's health, men's health, seniors and end-of-life issues.

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Vaginal bleeding after sex

If you have any vaginal bleeding after sex you should visit your doctor or family planning clinic. Any bleeding from the vagina after menopause should be checked by a doctor.

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Post menopause

Trusted information about post menopause including the affects of osteoporosis on menopause and heart disease after menopause can be found on this page.

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Menopause symptoms

Trusted information about menopause symptom can be found on this page.

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Menopause

Find out when menopause is likely to start, common symptoms and how to relieve them, as well as possible long-term effects.

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Labia problems

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.

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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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