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.
Oral sex and mouth care
Mouth sores can be caused as a result of oral sex. If you think you have developed mouth sores it is important to seek medical advice.
Good oral hygiene helps prevent problems such as bleeding gums, gingivitis and bad breath. Without treatment they can get worse.
Dental care and teeth cleaning
Tooth brushing stops plaque build-up and prevents cavities. Find out how to brush, floss and wash your teeth and mouth to keep them healthy.
Bleeding gums and dental bleeding
Bleeding from your gums or any other type of dental bleeding can be caused by a dental procedure, an injury or gum disease. Find out what to do.
Dry socket is a complication of a tooth extraction, resulting in intense pain. Find out more about dry socket symptoms, treatment and prevention.
Antihistamine medications help ease allergy symptoms. Read more about how they're used to treat conditions like hay fever and asthma.
Typhoid and paratyphoid
Typhoid and paratyphoid fever are similar diseases that are common in developing nations. Learn more about the causes, symptoms and treatment for typhoid.
Is it safe to get a prescription for the contraceptive pill online?
You can now get a prescription for the oral contraceptive pill online and have it sent it your door, without seeing a GP. But experts are concerned.
Hormonal medicines and periods
Some forms of hormonal contraception (for example the oral contraceptive pill, IUD coil, and injection) may affect your menstrual cycle.