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myDr is an independent Australian website providing free health and medicines information for consumers. myDr aims to help Australians manage their health, and that of their families, with relevant, easy to understand information written specifically for them.

myDr covers medical conditions, giving information on symptoms, diagnosis, tests, treatments and self-help. They have a wealth of information to help you with your medicines and the largest online database of Consumer Medicines Information (CMI) in Australia.

myDr brings you the latest information on nutrition and exercise, and has a large library of online health tools and calculators to help you manage your health.

The myDr news team report the key health stories each week.

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Last reviewed: October 2019

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Tonsillitis - myDr.com.au

Regardless of whether tonsillitis is caused by a virus or bacteria, the symptoms may include sore throat, pain with swallowing, and fever etc.

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Lactose intolerance - myDr.com.au

Lactase deficient people do not have enough lactase, the enzyme that helps break down lactose and they suffer from lactose intolerance. The main symptoms of lactose intolerance are bloating and wind. 

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Morning sickness - myDr.com.au

Many women experience morning sickness (nausea and vomiting) in early pregnancy, and the symptoms can actually occur at any time of the day or night.

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Iron deficiency anaemia in children - myDr.com.au

Many children do not get enough iron from their diet to meet the demands of their growing bodies. This can result in low body iron and eventually iron deficiency anaemia (low haemoglobin).

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Motion sickness - myDr.com.au

Many people eventually grow out of motion sickness (travel sickness), but for those who don’t there are treatments available and things you can do to help prevent it and ease the symptoms.

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Video: How to use a digital thermometer - myDr.com.au

The most commonly used thermometer in the home is the digital thermometer. Find out how to record a temperature orally using a digital thermometer.

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How Important is Mask Hygiene? Dr Norman Swan - myDr.com.au

Dr Norman Swan discusses the importance of general mask hygiene and advises of ways to keep them clean and let's us know how often to change them.

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Cystic fibrosis - myDr.com.au

Cystic Fibrosis (CF) is the most common serious genetic condition in Australia, affecting one in every 2500 babies. Boys and girls are affected equally.

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Accidental poisoning - myDr.com.au

Children's curiosity can lead to danger, such as unintentional poisoning.

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Burns: how to treat - myDr.com.au

A burn is an injury to the body's tissue resulting from heat, chemicals, electricity or sunlight. Read about first aid for burns.

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