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Mallet finger

Mallet finger is the result of an injury to the tendon that extends your fingertip, resulting in a fingertip that droops noticeably.

Exercise & Fitness

Bell's palsy

Bell's palsy is a sudden weakness (paralysis) in the muscles on one side of the face, producing a strange lop-sided appearance.

Seniors' Health

Takeaway food

Takeaway foods are handy but can be loaded with fat, sugar and salt. Let myDr.com.au help you make healthier choices when you eat takeaway.

Nutrition & Weight

Bread in the diet

Breads can include various grains and seeds, and there are many things to look out for when choosing bread, such as the flour, GI, salt and additives. Find out how to make a healthy choice.

Nutrition & Weight

Obesity and overweight

Energy-dense foods (those that have a lot of kilojoules in a small volume) can be associated with weight gain, especially if you eat a lot of them. These foods tend to be high in sugar and/or fat.

Nutrition & Weight

Bedsores

Bedsores, or pressure sores or pressure ulcers, are skin ulcers caused by prolonged pressure on the skin. Find out about risk factors, treatment and prevention.

Skin & Hair

Neurofibromatosis type 1

Neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1) is a relatively common inherited condition affecting approximately one in 3000 people. It is also known as von Recklinghausen`s disease.

Skin & Hair

Oral thrush

Oral thrush is an infection with a type of fungus called Candida. Find out the symptoms, risk factors, treatment and how to prevent it.

Skin & Hair