First things first – influenza “the flu” is NOT a normal head cold. Influenza is a group of viruses that cause serious illness including pneumonia, blood infection, brain infections and in severe cases even death.
Eczema, also known as allergic dermatitis, is a really frustrating condition. Eczema is inflammation of the skin, and happens when sensitive skin reacts to irritants, resulting in redness and itch. It is very common, affecting 1 in 5 children and
Chlamydia is the most common sexually transmitted infection in Australia. It is a bacterial infection which is transmitted by sex and can occur in the vagina, penis, anus and throat. If it doesn’t get treated with antibiotics, it can cause
Things have changed a bit in the last few years when it comes to cervical cancer screening tests and pap Smears. You might have noticed that you’re being asked to check in for a pap smear every 5 years now,
Blood pressure is a very important aspect of our health and high blood pressure, also known as hypertension, is a major risk factor for heart disease and stroke. The great news is that you can reduce your blood pressure, and
If you've scheduled your first online doctor consultation, you might be wondering what to expect during the virtual visit. Find out here.