Where can I buy sanitary products?
Condoms and low-dose pills are widely practiced in Japan. It is important to learn about birth controls to prevent sexually transmitted infections. Please contact the Support-R consultation center for further information.
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Medicine and Pharmacy
Can I buy medicines without going to the hospital? Yes, you can. Japanese medicines are classified into two categories. One is a prescription drug, which requires a doctor's prescr(...)
Preventing heat stroke
I was overwhelmed by the summer heat in Japan. You can buy them at grocery stores and supermarkets. They deal in various types of sanitary products. Some municipalities provide fre(...)
Going to a hospital
I want to go to the hospital. Do I have to pay for it? If you have health insurance, you must pay 30% of medical expenses at the hospital. 20% of medical expenses for children up t(...)
I am pregnant. Can I have a baby in Japan? Yes, you can. Japanese medicines are classified into two categories. One is a prescription drug, which requires a doctor's prescription.(...)
Mental health issues
What are the signs of mental health issues? If you are feeling depressed throughout the day, unable to enjoy anything you do, have trouble sleeping or sleeping excessively, have tr(...)