Here are some vital checks every sexually active women and girl should get done this Women’s Month

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Don't ignore symptoms such as a burning sensation when you urinate; a thick and yellowish discharge that smells; and bleeding between periods.
Don't ignore symptoms such as a burning sensation when you urinate; a thick and yellowish discharge that smells; and bleeding between periods.
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Sex is wonderful but without protecting yourself, it can become a nasty experience.

You need to keep yourself healthy and prevent unwanted pregnancies by using condoms and other forms of birth control such as the pill, injection or patch.

Even with all these measures to protect yourself, as a sexually active girl or woman, you still need to keep an eye on your health and have regular medical check-ups to make sure that everything is in order.

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