Antibiotic-resistant gonorrhoea has increased
Cases of gonorrhoea have risen in Australia, and many people don't know they have it. But this STI can cause infertility if left untreated.
What is the difference between bacterial and viral infections?
Bacterial and viral infections must be treated differently. Misusing antibiotics to treat viral infections leads to the problem of antibiotic resistance.
Antibiotics revolutionised medicine in the 1940s because they treated infections caused by bacteria. Learn how antibiotics work and how to take them.
Bacterial infections can affect many parts of your body. Find out about bacterial infections, how they are treated and how to stop them spreading.
Doxycycline is an antibiotic medicine. Read what doxycycline is used for, how it works, its risks and other treatment options available.
There are many effective treatments available for acne, including creams for your skin and oral medicines. Learn about the different options.
Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) is a common bacterium that can live in the stomach lining causing inflammation and sometimes ulcers and stomach cancer
Staph skin infection
Learn more about staph skin infections including cellulitis and impetigo. Find out how to prevent them, how they’re treated, and when to get help.
Impetigo, or school sores, is a highly contagious skin infection that causes sores and blisters. It's very common and mainly affects children.
Are you at risk of a staph infection? Learn how to spot the signs and symptoms of different kinds of staph infection, and how to prevent and treat it.