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.
Trusted information on a staph infection, including what it is, who is at risk, how you get it, treatment and prevention, plus links to other resources.
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.
Staph skin infection
Information on staph skin infections, what they are, the different types, treatments, prevention and when to get help.
Invasive staph infections
Trusted information on invasive staph infections including the different types, prevention, when to get help, plus links to trusted resources.