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Tinea

Tinea is a common fungal skin infection. Learn about the causes, types — such as athlete's foot and jock itch — and how to prevent and treat tinea.

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Meningococcal infections

Trusted information about meningococcal infections from leading Australian health organisations, including links to content on meningococcal vaccines.

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Ringworm of the body

Ringworm, also known as tinea corporis, is a fungal infection of the body that develops on the top layer of the skin. The fungal infection is characterised by a red circular rash with clear skin in the middle.

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Skin conditions

There are many different kinds of rashes and skin conditions. Some are quick and easy to treat, while others are chronic or more difficult to get rid of. Find out more here.

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Vaginal thrush treatments

Trusted information about vaginal thrush treatments, and alternative treatments if you are pregnant or breastfeeding can be found on this page.

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Thrush

Thrush is an infection with a fungus. It is also known as a yeast infection. The fungus, called Candida, occurs naturally in the body, particularly in warm, moist areas like the vagina, penis, groin and mouth.

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Oral thrush

Oral thrush is an infection of the mouth caused by a yeast fungus known as candida. Learn more about its treatments and how to prevent infection.

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Rheumatic fever

Rheumatic fever is a serious inflammatory disease that affects the body's connective tissues, especially those of the heart, joints, brain and skin.

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Streptococcal disease

Streptococcal disease is an infection which typically causes minor problems that are treated with antibiotics. Find links to trusted information about the disease here.

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Bacterial infections

Trusted information about bacterial infections from leading Australian health organisations, including links to content on gonorrhoea and leprosy.

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