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  1. Pelvic inflammatory disease (PID)

    Pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) occurs when an infection spreads from the vagina to the cervix and fallopian tubes.

  2. Chlamydia

    Chlamydia is often called the 'silent infection' because most people do not realise they have it.

  3. Ovulation pain

    Ovulation pain is usually harmless, but can sometimes indicate various medical conditions such as endometriosis.

  4. Ectopic pregnancy

    Ectopic pregnancy is caused by a fertilised egg not being able to move through the fallopian tube.

  5. Myths and facts about contraception and long-acting reversible contraception (LARC)

    Long-acting reversible contraception (LARC) methods of contraception provide effective contraception for an extended period of time without requiring user action

  6. Salpingitis

    Salpingitis is one of the most common causes of female infertility and may permanently damage the fallopian tubes.

  7. Non-specific urethritis (NSU)

    Non-specific urethritis (NSU) means any inflammation of a man's urethra that is not caused by gonorrhoea.

  8. Menstruation - abnormal bleeding

    Heavy or abnormal periods may be an indication of other health problems.

  9. Hysterectomy

    The conditions that prompt a hysterectomy can often be treated by other means, and hysterectomy should only be a last resort.

  10. Abortion procedures - surgical

    Abortion is one of the most common and safest types of surgery in Australia.

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