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Antimicrobial Resistance & Common Illnesses

This section of the site is about the problems associated with antimicrobial resistance in specific illnesses and discusses how we can help when we are ill.
Choose a section below for more information or using the links on the right of this page select a news article, related resource, or view the current tip

  • Acne - does the use of antibiotics in acne contribute to resistance?
  • Child Health - how can I keep my child healthy?
  • Colds & Flu - information about what causes colds and flu, flu vaccinations and treatments
  • Coughs & Chest Infections - do we always need antibiotics to treat coughs? What about bronchitits and pneumonia?
  • Cystitis - how common is cystitis and what treatments are recommended?
  • Earache - information about a common childhood ear infection and the pros and cons of antibiotic treatment
  • HIV/AIDS - problems associated with antimicrobial resistance for HIV/AIDS sufferers
  • Hospital Acquired Infection - what is MRSA and how does it spread?
  • Malaria - information about the different malaria prevention regimens
  • Sinusitis - do antibiotics help cure sinusitis?
  • Sore Throat - what causes sore throats and are antibiotics the answer?
  • Traveller's Diarrhoea - information about the prevention and treatment of traveller's diarrhoea by antibiotics

Antimicrobial Resistance & Common Illnesses

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