Hepatitis B – Family Planning Victoria

Warts. Genital warts is a sexually transmissible infection (STI). If you have unprotected sex with a person infected with an STI, you are at high risk of catching that infection. The promotion of condom use for dual protection against pregnancy and STD is vital. Continuous variables were analysed for significant change using the Mann-Whitney U test comparing the data from 2000–1 before the implementation of the new service with that from 2001–2 after its implementation. To guard the affected area, you can apply items that have allantoin, dimethicone and petrolatum (like petroleum jelly). Pregnancy can be a happy and exciting time in a couple’s life.

The copyright for material on this website is owned by Family Planning Victoria (or, in some cases, by third parties) and is subject to the Copyright Act 1968. Abnormal, precancerous cells in the cervix. The copyright for material on this website is owned by Family Planning Victoria (or, in some cases, by third parties) and is subject to the Copyright Act 1968. The copyright for material on this website is owned by Family Planning Victoria (or, in some cases, by third parties) and is subject to the Copyright Act 1968. The POP is different to the COC because it doesn’t stop you ovulating (releasing an egg). We permit you to reproduce or communicate our copyright material if you are a not-for-profit educational organisation, for  the purpose of providing the information to your students provided that you include any disclaimers associated with that material. If you would like to be seen at one of our clinics and have no medical coverage, call one of our offices to see if you are eligible for State Plan Amendment coverage.


HOW IS IT TREATED? The female condom is a 14cm, prelubricated sheath that fits loosely into the vagina and can be put in up to eight hours before sex. After triage, a doctor or nurse will see you in another private room and ask some more detailed personal questions about your general health, sexual health and reproductive health (if appropriate). Teens are at such great risk for STDs because they typically have relationships of short duration (and thus have multiple sex partners over time) and because they frequently engage in unprotected intercourse; teenage women are also biologically more susceptible to cervical infections than adult women. The suitability of such general information  varies  from   person  to   person,  depending  on individual circumstances. Some men have pain when they pass urine, and a watery or milky discharge from the penis, but a lot of men have no symptoms at all. This website provides general information only.

This diaphragm is being withdrawn from the Australian market. It is similar to having a Pap smear test but takes a bit longer. You were right. Question:  I am 25 and am still covered by my mom’s HSA through work. For example, if your child is masturbating in public, you can tell them that what they are doing is fine, but it is a private behaviour that they can do in a private place (like toileting).Understand that children may turn to masturbation in times of stress. Some STIs remain in a person’s system for a long time or forever, and their symptoms are managed e.g. Balanitis: An inflammation of the tip of the penis.

The social worker can play a liaison role in terms of developing tolerance for change and flexibility. Most women with breast cancer do not have a family history of the disease.If you are aged 50–69, the National Breast and Ovarian Cancer Centre recommends that you have a screening mammogram every two years through BreastScreen Australia. This website provides general information only. These cells are then examined in a laboratory to look for early changes that may need further investigation. This website provides general information only. Sanitary pads or tampons are used to absorb the menstrual flow. PAP smear screenings and referral for abnormal results (an initial pap smear is not recommended until age 21) Breast exams and mammogram referrals Free breast and cervical cancer screenings through the Show Me Healthy Women program for income and age eligible women Birth control Referrals for Long Acting Reversible Contraception (IUD, Implant) HIV and STD testing and treatment Pregnancy testing Diagnosis and treatment of vaginal infections IUD removal Counseling and Education provided Limited Services are Available for men, which include: physical exam for symptoms of STDs including genital warts and herpes (Treatment if your partner has tested positive for Trichomoniasis, and HIV/STD testing and treatment) Please Note If you need a Pap smear or exam for a vaginal infection, do not douche, use vaginal medication, or have sexual intercourse for 24 hours before your appointment.

During this time it is important to take care of your general health by maintaining a healthy diet and high calcium intake (to help prevent loss of bone density), exercising, and having regular health checks, including mammograms and Pap tests.