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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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COVID-19 medications and antivirals

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

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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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Acne treatments

There are many effective treatments available for acne, including creams for your skin and oral medicines. Learn about the different options.

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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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Laxatives

Laxatives are medicines used to treat constipation, which is when you have trouble passing stools (poo).

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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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Dental problems

Trusted information on problems that affect your teeth.

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Anaemia medicines

Anaemia medicine is mostly used to treat iron-deficiency anaemia. Learn how this medicine works, who takes it and associated side effects.

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