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Are You SunSmart?

We ask Jane Brennan from Brennan’s Life Pharmacy Donabate how to make the most of great sunny summer days whilst protecting our skin from harmful rays. Jane says “The Irish Cancer Society SunSmart program has great guidelines to keep us safe. See below for some useful tips and advice” Ways to protect your skin: Shade... Read more >

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Pollen Highs & Watery Eyes

Pollen Highs & Watery Eyes… Talk to Jane Brennan, your Hay Fever Expert in Donabate Are your eyes itchy, red or watery? Is your throat scratchy? Are you sneezing? Do you have itchy ears, nose or mouth? Do you have a blocked or runny nose? Do you wake up feeling exhausted? Hay fever can cause... Read more >

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“Do you know the eight warning signs of breast cancer to look out for?” asks Jane Brennan of Brennan’s Life Pharmacy.

Five minutes that could save your life! “Would you like to know the eight warning signs of breast cancer to look out for?” asks Jane Brennan of Brennan’s Life Pharmacy. We are all a bit shy of talking about breasts, but a five minute chat with any of our team here in Life Pharmacy Donabate... Read more >

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Articles in Bartholin's cyst

NHS Choices - Introduction

(26/02/2014)

A Bartholin's cyst, also called a Bartholin's duct cyst, is a small fluid-filled sac just inside the opening of a woman's vagina.

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NHS Choices - Symptoms of a Bartholin's cyst

(29/01/2014)

Most Bartholin's cysts do not cause any symptoms. However, there may be a soft, painless lump in the labia (the two pairs of lips at the entrance of the vagina).

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NHS Choices - Causes of a Bartholin's cyst

(29/01/2014)

A Bartholin's cyst is caused by an obstruction that blocks the tube, known as a duct, leading from the Bartholin's gland into the vagina.

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NHS Choices - Treating a Bartholin's cyst

(29/01/2014)

If a Bartholin's cyst is small and does not cause any symptoms, it's often better to leave it alone. However, you should still see your GP if you notice a lump.

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