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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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Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) - myDr.com.au

There are 2 forms of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD): ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease. Find out about the causes, symptoms and treatment.

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Urinary incontinence - myDr.com.au

Urinary incontinence (bladder leakage or bladder control problems)is when you accidently leak urine or lose control of your bladder. It becomes more common with age, but isnt a routine pa

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Amniocentesis: what you need to know - myDr.com.au

Amniocentesis is a test that can be done in pregnancy. It is possible to tell from the test whether the fetus has certain birth defects.

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Fungal skin infections - myDr.com.au

Areas commonly affected by fungal infections include the skin, scalp, feet, fingernails and toenails, mouth and vagina. Find out what products are available for fungal skin infections.

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Achalasia - myDr.com.au

Achalasia is a disorder in which food and drink does not pass normally through the oesophagus and enter the stomach, but becomes stuck or comes back into the mouth. Symptoms of achalasia may take year

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Rhesus factor and pregnancy - myDr.com.au

Women with rhesus negative blood face possible problems during pregnancy.

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Sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) - myDr.com.au

Sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS), or cot death, is when an apparently healthy baby dies for no obvious reason.

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Blood typing - ABO blood groups and Rh types

Classifying blood types is particularly important when it comes to blood transfusions.The most common systems used for classifying blood are theABO blood groupsystem and theRhe

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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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Allergic rhinitis - hay fever - myDr.com.au

Rhinitis means inflammation of the lining of the nose. Allergic rhinitis means that this inflammation is caused by an allergy.

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