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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.

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Oral thrush

Oral thrush (oral candidiasis) is an infection of the mouth caused by a yeast fungus known as candida. Learn more about its symptoms, treatment and how to prevent infection.

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Tongue-tie division (infant)

A tongue-tie joins the tongue to the floor of the mouth. Dividing the tongue-tie should allow your baby to feed better and improve oral hygiene.

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Gingivitis

Good oral hygiene helps prevent problems such as bleeding gums, gingivitis and bad breath. Learn more about the signs and treatment of gingivitis.

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Medications for treating COVID-19

The Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) has approved several medicines for the use of treating COVID-19 in Australia.

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How to treat mild COVID-19 symptoms and who can have oral antiviral treatments for COVID-19

Most adults with a mild case of COVID-19 can treat their symptoms at home and recover in a few days. That is by resting at home, taking pain relief and cough medicines and keeping hydrated. But will that be enough for everyone?

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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.

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Dry socket

Dry socket is a complication of a tooth extraction, resulting in intense pain. Find out more about dry socket symptoms, treatment and prevention.

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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.

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Antihistamines

Antihistamine medications help ease allergy symptoms. Read more about how they're used to treat conditions like hay fever and asthma.

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