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Throat diseases

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Throat cancer (Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Tonsil) | myVMC

Throat cancer or squamous cell carcinoma of the tonsil is a part of cancers of the head and neck

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Difflam Anti-inflammatory Throat Spray | myVMC

Difflam is an anti-inflammatory throat spray used to treat tonsillitis, sore throat, mucositis and other oral conditions. It contains benzydamine.

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Minidine Sore Throat Gargle | myVMC

Minidine is an antiseptic gargle that treats sore throat and prevents infections in the mouth and throat. It contains povidone-iodine.

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Diphtheria - myDr.com.au

Diphtheria is an infectious disease, which usually affects the upper respiratory tract. Onset of respiratory diphtheria is gradual, with symptoms such as mild fever, sore throat, fatigue and hoarse voice.

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Betadine Sore Throat Gargle | myVMC

Betadine Sore Throat Gargle contains povidone-iodine a microbial antiseptic that kills bacteria, protozoa, fungi, viruses, yeast and spores.

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Respiratory tract infections (RTIs) – nose, throat and lungs | Consumer Info | Medical Info | NPS MedicineWise

Learn what you can do about respiratory tract infections (RTIs) - from colds, flu and sore throat to pneumonia.

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Tonsillitis symptoms and treatment

Tonsillitis is a bacterial infection which causes sore throat, swollen tonsils and white pus on the tonsils. Antibiotics may be prescribed as treatment.

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Difflam Solution | myVMC

Difflam solution, a gargle, contains benzydamine an anti inflammatory, antipyretic and analgesic agent. It relieves sore throat and other oral conditions.

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Difflam Sugar-free Lozenges | myVMC

Difflam Sugar-free Lozenges contain benzydamine and cetylpyridinium to treat sore throat and painful oral conditions with inflammation or swelling.

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Infectious Mononucleosis

Infectious mononucleosis mostly affects teenagers and young adults. The disease is spread through saliva and can cause fever, sore throat, and swollen lymph nodes. Illness usually lasts between one week and several weeks. People with infectious mononucleosis should avoid kissing others, regularly wash their hand and not share drink containers.

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