🌸BREAST CANCER SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS 🌸⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ When completing your monthly breast self-exam, be aware of the following signs and symptoms most commonly seen: ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ • A lump or thickening in the breast, especially if it is only in one breast⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ • Changes to the shape or size of the breast⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ • Changes to the shape of the nipple, such as crusting, sores or ulcers, redness or inversion (a nipple that...
We are fortunate to have Dr Padma Kaki at our practice who is qualified to perform mirena insertions. Book online to discuss with Dr Kaki if this is the right option for you www.mainstreetmed.com.au #herveybay
ALERT: Free flu vaccines will be available to all Queenslanders from tomorrow. The 2022 strand of the virus has similar symptoms to COVID and has hit Queensland hard. "Our hospitals will not be able to cope if we keep seeing this over the coming weeks and months," Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk.
On 7NEWS Spotlight this week Deborah Hutton, Australian model and TV presenter, shone the light on skin cancer, including melanoma, to educate Aussies and save lives!
Watch below and discover what actually happens to your skin when you tan, and how to spot a melanoma.
"A tan = damage to your skin"
Please share this video (especially with 20 to 39 year olds) and help raise awareness!
Did you know we provide health assessments for over 75s? Regular health assessments can help to identify health issues and conditions that are potentially preventable and aim to improve quality of life. Please call our reception team to book yourself or your loved one in for a health assessment with one of our friendly nurses. 💛
As women, our health needs change considerably over time. Here area few things you should see your GP about every year - * a Cervical Screening Test every five years from the age of 25 until you’re 74 * skin checks * an annual flu shot * a sexual health check * blood pressure and cholesterol/diabetes screening. Many women are juggling families, work and other commitments, but it is important to prioritise your health and well being. Call Main Street Medical Centre on 07 41283644 to book an...
Just a reminder that we have Government funded and private flu shots in stock. Book online via www.mainstreetmed.com.au or give us a call 07 41283644. The link below details who is eligible for a government funded flu shot if you are unsure: https://www.health.qld.gov.au/clinical-practice/guidelines-procedures/diseases-infection/immunisation/service-providers/influenza