What is pneumonia? Pneumonia is an infection or inflammation of the air sacs (alveoli) in the lungs. Fluid and/or pus


Antibiotics attack bacteria, which are germs responsible for many different infections. There are many different bacteria and many different antibiotics.


What is syphilis? Syphilis is a sexually transmissible infection (STI). You can get syphilis if you have unprotected sex with

Are you allergic to antibiotics?

It’s a common question doctors ask before they write out an antibiotic script. A lot of people say yes but

Lyme disease

What is Lyme disease? Lyme disease is a tick-borne illness caused by 4 main Borrelia species of bacteria. The type

Cystic fibrosis

What is Cystic Fibrosis? Cystic Fibrosis (CF) is the most common serious genetic condition in Australia, affecting one in every

Antibiotics and children

What are antibiotics? Antibiotics are medicines used to treat bacterial infections. Since they were introduced, they have saved the lives

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