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.
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.
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.
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!
We’ve all heard about the dreaded skin condition that causes teenage angst–acne. But what really causes acne and what can be done?
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.
There are many types of dental infections, but the one we will discuss here is a tooth abscess. A dental infection occurs when bacteria gets into the dental pulp. This is the innermost part of your tooth that contains blood vessels and nerves.
Back pain is one of the most common chronic conditions that Canadians suffer from. Did you know that 4 out of 5 adults will experience at least one episode of back pain in their lives?
Did you know that about 8% of adults will experience depression at some point in their lives? Everyone goes through periods of unhappiness and we all throw around the word “depressed”, but what does it truly mean to be depressed?
If you’re a parent, then you have definitely heard of the dreaded diaper rash. If you see a red rash developing on your child’s bottom it is probably one of the first things that comes to mind!