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Thrush

Thrush is an infection with a fungus. It is also known as a yeast infection. The fungus, called Candida, occurs naturally in the body, particularly in warm, moist areas like the vagina, penis, groin and mouth.

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Thrush in men

Normally there is a small amount of the fungus in the body which the immune system keeps under control However, some factors can cause the fungus to grow. Learn more about thrush in men here.

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Vaginal problems

Most women are concerned by common problems such as vaginal discharge, dryness, irritation and thrush at some stage.

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Vaginal thrush

Vaginal thrush is a common yeast infection caused by the candida species of fungus. Learn more about the symptoms and treatments here.

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Oral thrush

Oral thrush is an infection of the mouth caused by a yeast fungus known as candida. Learn more about its treatments and how to prevent infection.

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Nappy rash

Nappy rash is a common skin condition that happens to babies under 2. They are usually easily treated and won't cause long term problems. Find out more here.

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Vaginal and groin irritation and infection

Irritation around the sensitive skin of the groin or vagina can have many causes. Learn about this condition, and its treatment and prevention.

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Dry mouth syndrome

Dry mouth syndrome is when you don't produce enough saliva. For some, it’s annoying; others find it affects their teeth and gums. Find out more.

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Vaginismus

Vaginismus occurs when the muscles around the vagina tighten involuntarily. Learn more about its common causes, symptoms and treatments.

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Painful sex for women

Experiencing pain or discomfort during sex is fairly common, but in some cases there is an underlying cause.

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