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A young man is holding his throat in pain after a cough, he is holding a glass of water.
Sore Throat

Do I need antibiotics for sore throat?

With a variety of symptoms ranging from a dry, scratchy throat, to having pain when you swallow, you might be tempted to reach for the strongest antibiotic in your cupboard to relieve your pain.

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A lady holds her stomach in pain due to UTI pain brought on by a common cause

How to prevent UTIs?

Preventing UTIs not only saves you from the discomfort and inconvenience associated with the infection but also helps you avoid the potential complications that can arise, such as recurrent infections or kidney damage.

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A child has impetigo around their mouth, which may become scarred.

What is impetigo?

Impetigo is a highly contagious bacterial skin infection that causes red sores that quickly rupture, forming honey-coloured crusts.

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A man pinches his forehead in pain caused by a migraine

What is chronic sinusitis?

Chronic sinusitis, also known as chronic rhinosinusitis, is a long-term inflammation or swelling of the sinuses, which are air-filled spaces in the bones of the face and skull around the nasal cavity. It typically lasts for 12 weeks or more despite attempts at treatment.

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A woman holds her nose due to pain caused by sinusitis

What is sinusitis?

Sinusitis is a common condition characterised by inflammation of the tissue lining the sinuses, and is usually caused by an infection like the common cold or flu.

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A man holds his face due to sinus pain, the affected area has been highlighted red

How to cure sinusitis?

Sinusitis, or a sinus infection, can make life miserable with symptoms like congestion and facial pain. Thankfully though, there are some simple things you can do at home to relieve pain and discomfort.

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