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Pleurisy

Trusted information about pleurisy, including what it is, causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatments and prevention from leading Australian health organisations.

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Respiratory conditions

Trusted information about respiratory conditions from leading Australian health organisations, including links to glucocorticosteroids.

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Chest infection

Trusted information about chest infection, including what it is, causes, symptoms, treatments and prevention from leading Australian health organisations.

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What causes fever in children?

Trusted information on fever in children causes including infections and allergic reactions, and links to trusted resources

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Coughs, colds and ear infections in children

Trusted information on childhood ailments including coughs, colds, ear infections, sore throat and glue ear.

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Doxycycline

Doxycycline is an antibiotic medicine. This page explains what doxycycline is used for, how it works, its risks and other treatment options available in its place.

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Zinc

Trusted information about zinc from leading Australian health organisations, including links to information on complementary medicines for respiratory tract infections.

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Lung cancer symptoms

Information on lung cancer signs and symptoms, plus links to trusted resources.

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Pleural effusion

Trusted information about pleural effusion including causes, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment plus link to trusted Australian health resources.

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Colds and flu (influenza)

Trusted information on the common cold and flu (influenza) including their differences, causes, symptoms, diagnosis and treatments, plus current flu activity levels in Australia.

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Severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS)

Links to trusted information about severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS).

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