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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 Mouth ulcers

NHS Choices - Introduction

(05/12/2014)

Mouth ulcers are painful round or oval sores that form in the mouth, most often on the inside of the cheeks or lips.

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NHS Choices - Causes of mouth ulcers

(19/03/2014)

Most minor, single mouth ulcers are caused by damage to the mouth, for example by accidentally biting the inside of your cheek while you are eating.

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NHS Choices - Diagnosing mouth ulcers

(19/03/2014)

If you have a mild mouth ulcer, there is usually no need for you to see your GP or dentist because these ulcers will usually heal within a week or two.

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NHS Choices - Treating mouth ulcers

(10/07/2014)

Most mouth ulcers don't require specific treatment, as they will usually heal on their own within 10-14 days.

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