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What is a sexually transmitted infection(STI)?

An STI, or sexually transmitted infection, is an infection caused by bacteria, viruses or a pathogen that is transmitted through sexual contact. Sexual contact can include vaginal, oral or anal sex.

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What exactly is strep throat and is it any different from a sore throat?

A sore throat is a general term referring to a scratchy or painful feeling in the throat. A sore throat can have a number of different causes.

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What you need to know about ear infections

Ear pain can be a red flag that you might have an ear infection. Read on to learn more about ear infections and how Pulse on Call can help.

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It’s that time of year! Cold? Flu? Or could it be…COVID-19?

Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, a tickle in your throat immediately signals a red flag. But what is the difference between a cold, the flu, and COVID-19? Read on to find out!

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Living with acne? Let’s do something about it!

We’ve all heard about the dreaded skin condition that causes teenage angst–acne. But what really causes acne and what can be done?

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Oh me, oh my, I think I have a stye

Noticed a little bump on your eyelid that seemed to appear out of nowhere? Well that just might be a stye. A stye, also known as a hordeolum, is a small, red, painful lump near the base of your eyelash.

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