Take the women's health quiz

1. Have any combination of the following symptoms?

  • Soaking through one or more sanitary pads or tampons every hour for several consecutive hours
  • Needing to use double sanitary protection
  • Waking up to change sanitary protection during the night
  • Bleeding for longer than a week
  • Passing blood clots large blood clots
  • Restricting daily activities due to heavy menstrual flow
  • Tiredness, fatigue or shortness of breath (these are symptoms of anaemia)
  • The above symptoms may be related to AUB (abnormal uterine bleeding). 

BE INFORMED and find out more about this condition.


2. Trying to conceive? Relate to any of these scenarios?

  • Unable to get pregnant after one year (or longer) of unprotected sex
  • More than 35 years old or older and unable to get pregnant after 6 months of unprotected sex
  • Recurrent pregnancy loss; defined as having two or more spontaneous miscarriages

BE INFORMED if you have concerns about your infertility and find out more.


3. Are you aware of endometriosis and its symptoms?

  • Painful periods (dysmenorrhea) including pelvic pain and cramping that may begin before and extend several days into your period. You may also have lower back and abdominal pain
  • Pain during or after sex 
  • Painful bowel movements or urination, especially during your period
  • Heavy bleeding during or between your periods
  • Infertility
  • Other signs and symptoms including fatigue, diarrhea, constipation, bloating or nausea, especially during menstrual periods

BE INFORMED because these symptoms can be associated with endometriosis, so find out more about this condition.


4. Do you, or the women you love, have uterine cancer symptoms? 

  • Vaginal discharge
  • Pain or pressure in your pelvis
  • Bleeding between periods
  • Bleeding that is abnormally heavy or longer than normal for you
  • Bleeding after you have gone through menopause 

BE INFORMED if you are experiencing any of these symptoms and don’t ignore them. Make time to speak with your doctor and read more information about uterine cancer.


This is not intended to serve as a diagnostic tool and does not replace evaluation by a qualified clinician.

 

PARTNER CONTENT: Developed in collaboration to support IWD's Women and Sport Mission. 

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