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myDr

myDr is an independent Australian website providing free health and medicines information for consumers. myDr aims to help Australians manage their health, and that of their families, with relevant, easy to understand information written specifically for them.

myDr covers medical conditions, giving information on symptoms, diagnosis, tests, treatments and self-help. They have a wealth of information to help you with your medicines and the largest online database of Consumer Medicines Information (CMI) in Australia.

myDr brings you the latest information on nutrition and exercise, and has a large library of online health tools and calculators to help you manage your health.

The myDr news team report the key health stories each week.

In addition, if you need a patient support group, myDr enables you to search for a relevant group in your area.

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Genital warts - myDr.com.au

Genital warts are are small, soft lumps in the genital areacaused by sometypes ofhuman papillomavirus (HPV). They areamong the mostcommon sexually transmitted infections(STIs).

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Congenital heart defects - myDr.com.au

Congenital heart defects are problems with the structure of the heart that are present from birth. The defects develop during pregnancy.In Australia, as many as one baby in 100 is born with a heart defect.

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Emphysema - myDr.com.au

In people with emphysema, the walls of the tiny air sacs in the lungs (alveoli) become gradually damaged, causing breathing difficulties. Smoking is the main cause of this condition.

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Cholesterol tests - myDr.com.au

Abnormally high cholesterol levels may not give you any symptoms, so a blood test is the best way to check whether you have high cholesterol.

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Heart failure overview - myDr.com.au

Heart failure is when your heart can'teffectively pump blood around your body, but itdoesnt mean your heart is about to stop or fail completely - you can live with heart failure for many years.

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CT scan - myDr.com.au

A CT scan is a sophisticated X-ray that takes a 3-dimensional picture of any part of the body using a computer.

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Ecstasy: preventing and reducing harms - myDr.com.au

Ecstasy is commonly taken at raves and nightclubs, where people may engage in energetic dancing which can raise body temperature to dangerous levels.

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Eyelid and eyelash problems - myDr.com.au

Common eye problems include inflammation and infection of the eyelids and eyelashes, also called blepharitis and styes.

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Common cold treatments - myDr.com.au

Nothing will cure a cold, but there are treatmentsthat can help. Rest,fluids,home remedies and medicines can relieve common cold symptomsand should have you feeling better within a few days.

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First aid for stroke - myDr.com.au

First aid for stroke and what to do when someone is having a stroke.

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