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.
Wounds, cuts and grazes
There are many different types of wounds. Some can be caused by an injury or by a cut. Here’s how to look after wounds and cuts yourself and when to get help.
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.
Ear infections are common and children are most often affected by this condition. Ear infections can be made worse by getting water in your ears, smoking or breathing in someone else's smoke.
Trusted information about bacterial infections from leading Australian health organisations, including links to content on gonorrhoea and leprosy.
Differences between bacterial and viral infection
Bacterial and viral infections must be treated differently. Misusing antibiotics to treat viral infections leads to the problem of antibiotic resistance.
Common in people of all ages, chest infections can occur alongside a cold or flu. Discover more about its causes, symptoms and treatment options.
Vaginal bleeding caused by infection
Trusted information about vaginal bleeding caused by infection can be found on this page.
Eye infections can be caused by either viruses or bacteria, or occasionally by a fungus. Learn about possible treatment options.
Trusted information about meningococcal infections from leading Australian health organisations, including links to content on meningococcal vaccines.