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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.

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Last reviewed: October 2019

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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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Group B streptococcus (group B strep) is a common bacterium that is found in the body. It is usually harmless in adults. Sometimes, however, a woman who has group B strep can infect her baby during delivery.

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Chickenpox - myDr.com.au

Chickenpox is a highly contagious disease caused by a viral infection. Most children with chickenpox develop an itchy rash that lasts for about 10 days.

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Protect everyone around you with this simple cough etiquette and prevent the spread of respiratory illnesses.

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Are kids immune to coronavirus? - myDr.com.au

Children are not immune to coronavirus, but they do seem less susceptible to its effects.

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