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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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Impetigo - myDr.com.au

Impetigo - sometimes called school sores - is a very contagious skin infection. It is most common in children and infants and causes sores, especially on the face.

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Breasts: inside women's breasts - myDr.com.au

An internal view shows that the breast is made up of fat, nipple, glands and a network of ducts.

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Varicose veins - myDr.com.au

Varicose veins (twisted, swollen veins) in the legs are a common problem. Find out about the causes, symptoms and treatment for varicose veins.

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Listeria risk in pregnancy - myDr.com.au

Listeria bacteria can cause serious problems during pregnancy. Listeria can be transmitted by eating contaminated food, but there are steps you can take to avoid infection.

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Malaria precautions while pregnant or breast feeding - myDr.com.au

Malaria infection in pregnant women may be more severe than in non-pregnant women. Find out what precautions need to be taken for travel.

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Physical activity in children and teenagers - myDr.com.au

Get the low down on why physical activity is so important for children and teenagers.

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Ultrasound - myDr.com.au

Ultrasound is a way of taking a look at the unborn baby without using potentially harmful X-rays.

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Head lice - myDr.com.au

Head lice (or nits), which live and breed in hair or on the scalp, can be treated by wet combing with a conditioner or with various shampoos and lotions.

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Ovulation testing - myDr.com.au

Find out how ovulation tests can help you find your most fertile days and increase your chances of getting pregnant.

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Childhood rashes - myDr.com.au

Distinguish between the childhood rashes of rubella (German measles), measles, chickenpox and fifth disease ('slapped cheek' disease).

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