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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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Last reviewed: October 2019

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Should we reconsider bread in our diet? - MyDr.com.au

Should we reconsider bread in our diet? Bread deserves a place in the diet because it is inexpensive, low in fat and provides a range of nutrients.

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Impotence causes - MyDr.com.au

Find out the physical and psychological causes of impotence, also called erectile dysfunction or ED.

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Priapism - MyDr.com.au

Priapism, a persistent erection not caused by sexual desire or stimulation,  is caused by problems with the nerves or blood vessels in the penis, which results in blood remaining trapped in the penis.

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Otitis media in children - MyDr.com.au

Otitis media (middle ear infection) is a common childhood illness causing earache and fever. It usually gets better quickly with pain relievers but sometimes antibiotics are needed.

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Lichen sclerosus - MyDr.com.au

Lichen sclerosus is a skin condition that usually affects the genital area. It causes itching, pain and scarring, and most often occurs in older women.

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Oral thrush - MyDr.com.au

Oral thrush is an infection with a type of fungus called Candida. Find out the symptoms, risk factors, treatment and how to prevent it.

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How to quit smoking - 10 tips that work

Read these 10 quick tips to help you quit smoking, including nicotine patches, motivation and other information on giving up smoking.

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Genital herpes: 10 common myths - MyDr.com.au

Find out the truth about some common myths surrounding genital herpes involving cervical cancer, condoms, cold sores and oral sex.

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Diphtheria - MyDr.com.au

Diphtheria is an infectious disease, which usually affects the upper respiratory tract. Onset of respiratory diphtheria is gradual, with symptoms such as mild fever, sore throat, fatigue and hoarse voice.

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Asthma overview - MyDr.com.au

Both children and adults get asthma, and while there is no cure, most people are able to control their symptoms by avoiding their triggers and taking medicines.

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