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Circumcision for Adults: Benefits, Risks and Recovery

Considering a Circumcision – Here are the risks and benefits Although the number of adult men undergoing a circumcision has dropped to 20%, men are still undergoing the procedure. Are...


What Is A Vasectomy?

More men are undergoing a vasectomy to manage birth control According to data from Medicare (2018) (www.medicarestatistics.humanservices.gov.au), there were a total number of 25,659 vasectomy procedures undertaken by men across...


TOP REASONS TO SEE YOUR GP

Top reasons to see your GP Did you know that 43% of Australian women are overdue for a cervical cancer screening? Many Australians know far too little about their personal...


Tips to staying active over winter

At Southport Doctors, we want to share some helpful tips on how to keep active this winter. With winter here, it feels much more difficult to break away from the...


Are Fad Diets Safe?

Fad Diets: Are they Safe? We all wish that there was a magical way to lose weight quickly which is why fad diets offer temptation as a quick fix to...


What is Professional Earwax Cleaning?

Earwax or cerumen is the oily yellow residue our bodies naturally produce to keep our ears clean, waterproof and germ-free. Our ears are actually self-cleaning. The wax normally gathers up...


What is Mirena and is it right for me?

What is Mirena and how does it work? The Mirena is a hormone-releasing IUD that can prevent pregnancy for up to five years. It releases a hormone called levonorgestrel into...


How do I check myself for skin cancers?

Moles, coloured spots and growths on the skin are usually harmless — but not always. The earlier a skin cancer is identified and treated, the better your chance of avoiding extensive surgery and other...