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5 Cervical Screening Myths
Whilst most people with a cervix are generally familiar with cervical screening, there are still lots of myths floating around about cervical screening tests! Let's take a look at the facts around this vital health screening test.
Sex and international travel: What you need to know
Australians love going overseas - the fun and adventure! Often, the last thing we want to worry about while travelling is our sexual and reproductive health. Find out how you can fully prepare yourself for a trip abroad.
To put it plainly: all vaginas smell. Whilst it’s categorically untrue that vaginas with no smell exist, it’s also true that some smells can represent infection or other concerns (in which case, a trip to the GP’s office is in order). Guest contributor Dr Madeleine explains how to know difference.
Here at 1800 My Options, we aim to promote healthy and supportive relationships which make you feel safe and fulfilled, and that includes in the bedroom. Read on for some red flags which should prompt at least a discussion with your partner(s) about why their behaviour isn’t okay, and advice on how to approach the chat.
We provide information on sexual and reproductive health services in Victoria.
The information on this website should not be treated as medical advice, diagnosis or treatment, and should not be taken as a substitute for medical advice from a qualified medical practitioner. Please speak to a qualified medical practitioner if you are considering an abortion, or if you have any questions relating to information provided on this website.
1800 My Options acknowledges and pays our respects to the Traditional Custodians of the land that we are situated on, the peoples of the Kulin Nation. As a statewide service, we also acknowledge the Traditional Custodians of the lands and waters across Victoria. We pay our respects to them, their cultures and their Elders past and present. We recognise that sovereignty was never ceded and that we are beneficiaries of stolen land and dispossession, which began over 200 years ago and continues today.
1800 My Options is a service of Women’s Health Victoria, supported by the Victorian Government.