What are the symptoms of cervical dysplasia?
There are usually no symptoms of cervical dysplasia, particularly in its early stages. Often the only way to know if you have it is to have a Papanicolaou test (Pap smear). Sometimes symptoms may app…
What are the symptoms of PMS?
PMS has a wide range of symptoms and different women are affected differently. Symptoms include physical changes such as bloating, digestive problems and tenderness of the breasts and psychological sy…
What is vaginal itching?
Vaginal itching is an unpleasant, uncomfortable and occasionally painful sensation experienced by many women.
What factors can trigger discharge?
Vaginal discharge can be triggered by an infection, allergic vaginitis, stress, medications including antibiotics, steroids and oral contraceptives, and having multiple sexual partners.
What causes premenstrual dystrophic disorder?
The exact causes of premenstrual dystrophic disorder are not known, although several factors have been associated with the disorder, such as consuming too much alcohol or caffeine, anxiety, depression…
What is chlamydia?
Chlamydia is a sexually transmitted infection. It can affect both men and women and can be passed on to others by having unprotected sex.
Can cervical cancer be cured?
In many cases, after treatment your cancer can be in 'remission', which means that the cancer is cleared from the body. No one can be permanently 'cured' of cervical cancer, as there is always a chanc…
How is gonorrhoea diagnosed?
Gonorrhoea may be diagnosed from tests on a urine sample, or a swab sample from the cervix in women or the urethra in men.
How much blood is it normal for women to lose during their period?
Menstrual flow varies between women, but it is common for it to be up to 80 millilitres. If you have to change your tampon or sanitary pad more than once an hour, this can indicate very high flow that…
What lifestyle factors can affect male fertility?
Male fertility is just as important as female fertility when it comes to conceiving a child. In order for fertilisation to occur naturally, there needs to be a large enough volume of healthy sperm eja…