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  • Vaginal Yeast Infection: Should I Treat It Myself?

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    This patient decision aid helps women who suspect they may have a vaginal yeast infection decide on whether or not to self-treat the infection by comparing the benefits, risks, and side effects of both options. It outlines alternatives to self-treatment such as going to see the doctor or waiting to see if it goes away.

  • Erection Problems: Should I Try Injection Treatments?

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    This patient decision aid helps men with erectile dysfunction who cannot take pills decide on whether or not to try injection treatments by comparing the benefits, risks and side effects of both options. It also includes alternative options such as counseling, sex therapy, or seeking other ways to express intimacy.

  • Pelvic organ prolapse: Should I have surgery?

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    This patient decision aid helps women with pelvic organ prolapse decide on whether or not to have surgery by comparing the benefits, risks, and side effects of both options.

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Facing a difficult health choice? Decision aids can help.

Hamilton, ON - August 30, 2017

The McMaster Optimal Aging Portal now features patient decision aids to help support older adults and caregivers with important decisions involving health care. Learn more.

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