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Cold & Flu – Ask A Pharmacist with Anne Smyth

Life Pharmacy’s Anne Smyth answers some of the most commonly asked questions about cold & flu – featured in the Irish Independent’s ‘Mother & babies’ supplement 5 December 2018. Why are a cold and flu so prevalent in winter? It’s a time of year when our immune systems need to be at its best. My advice is to be... Read more >

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World Diabetes Day – Symptoms, Causes & Treatments

November 14th is World Diabetes Day, which aims to draw attention to the condition that is becoming increasingly prevalent in both young and old generations. To support this cause, selected Life Pharmacies are offering FREE Diabetes Care & Blood Glucose Screening to Life Loyalty customers when they swipe their loyalty cards from November 14th to 21st. What is Diabetes?... Read more >

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Men’s Health – Ask a Pharmacist with Vincent Dempsey

Life Pharmacy’s Vincent Dempsey tackles some commonly asked questions about men’s health – featured in the Irish Independent’s ‘Mother & babies’ supplement 7 November 2018. Movember is upon us once again, which signals the time to put down your razor. But what most people see as a great excuse not to shave is actually a really important movement... Read more >

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Articles in Warts, genital

NHS Choices - Introduction

(05/12/2014)

Genital warts are small fleshy growths, bumps or skin changes that appear on or around the genital or anal area.

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NHS Choices - Causes of genital warts

(28/08/2014)

Genital warts are caused by the human papilloma virus (HPV). The most common way HPV is passed from person to person is through sexual intercourse.

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NHS Choices - Diagnosing genital warts

(28/08/2014)

If you think that you may have genital warts, visit your local sexual health or genitourinary medicine (GUM) clinic.

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NHS Choices - Treating genital warts

(05/12/2014)

Treatment for genital warts depends on the type of warts you have and where they are located. You do not need treatment if there are no visible warts.

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NHS Choices - Preventing genital warts

(28/08/2014)

Using condoms (male or female) every time you have vaginal or anal sex is the most effective way to avoid getting genital warts, other than being celibate.

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