Women’s Health

Three women walking in a park

At Duff Street Medical Clinic, we’re huge supporters of girl’s and women’s health throughout all stages of their lives.

Our team of health professionals includes both male and female doctors who specialise in women’s health 7 days a week.

Women’s Health services at Duff Street Medical Clinic include:

  • Pap smears and mammograms
  • Contraceptive information
  • IUD (Mirena) insertion done by Dr Joshi $100 (to be paid on day of consultation)
  • Implanon removal and insertion
  • Adolescent women’s issues
  • Mental health
  • Menopause

Whether you have a specific health concern or would like an overall health check, the doctors at Duff Street Medical Centre are here to help.

We have numerous female doctors on site working until 11pm on weeknights to ensure female patients can see a female doctor if they wish. Our doctors speak a variety of languages for patient convenience.

More information on women’s health – FAQs

It’s likely. Get in touch with us if you have a specific health concern that’s not listed above.

We’ll likely be able to offer assistance or advice and, at the very least, point you in the right direction to finding the best solutions.

You can help prevent osteoporosis by consuming sufficient calcium and vitamin D, engaging in weight-bearing exercises, avoiding smoking and excessive alcohol consumption, and discussing bone density screenings with your doctor.

Endometriosis is a condition where tissue similar to the lining of the uterus grows outside it. Symptoms include severe, life-impacting pain, nausea, fatigue and others.

Treatment options include pain medication, hormonal therapy, and surgery in severe cases.

Menopause is when the body naturally ends menstruation. Common symptoms include hot flashes, night sweats, mood changes, vaginal dryness, and decreased bone density. Hormone therapy and lifestyle changes can help manage symptoms.

Perform breast self-exams monthly. Mammograms are recommended annually starting at age 40 or earlier if you have a family history of breast cancer or other risk factors.

A Pap smear is a screening test for cervical cancer. It involves collecting cells from the cervix to examine for any abnormalities. Women between 21 and 65 years old should have a Pap smear every 3 years. After 30, combining it with an HPV test every 5 years is also an option.