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AAA AAA screening Abdominal aortic aneurysm Abdominal aortic aneurysm screening Abortion Abscess Acanthosisnigricans Achalasia Acid and chemical burns Acidreflux in babies Acne Acousticneuroma (vestibular schwannoma) Acromegaly Actinickeratoses (solar keratoses) Actinomycosis Acupuncture Acutecholecystitis Acutekidney injury Acute lymphoblastic leukaemia Acute myeloid leukaemia Acutepancreatitis Acute respiratory distress syndrome Addison'sdisease Adenoidectomy Age-relatedcataracts Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) Agoraphobia Airor gas embolism Albinism Alcoholmisuse Alcoholpoisoning Alcohol-related liver disease Alexandertechnique Alkaptonuria Allergicrhinitis Allergies Altitudesickness Alzheimer'sdisease Amblyopia Amnesia Amniocentesis Amputation Amyloidosis Anabolic steroid misuse Anaemia (iron deficiency) Anaemia (vitamin B12 or folate deficiency) Anaesthesia Analcancer Analfissure Analfistula Analpain Anaphylaxis Androgen insensitivity syndrome Aneurysm (abdominal aortic) Aneurysm(brain) Angelmansyndrome Angina Angioedema Angiography Angioplasty Anklepain Ankylosing spondylitis Anorexianervosa Anosmia Anosmia Antacids Antibiotics Anticoagulantmedicines Antidepressants Antifungalmedicines Antihistamines Antiphospholipid syndrome (APS) Antisocial personality disorder Anus(itchy) Anxiety disorder in adults Anxiety disorders in children Aortic valve replacement Aphasia Appendicitis Arrhythmia Arterialthrombosis Arthritis Arthroscopy Asbestosis Asperger's Aspergillosis Aspirin Asthma Astigmatism Ataxia Atherosclerosis(arteriosclerosis) Athlete'sfoot Atopiceczema Atrialfibrillation Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) Auditory processing disorder Autism Autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease Autosomal recessive polycystic kidney disease Avianflu Back to top


Backpain Bacterialvaginosis Badbreath Baker'scyst Balanitis Bariumenema Bartholin'scyst Basal cell carcinoma Bedbugs Bedwettingin children Behçet'sdisease Being sick Bell'spalsy Benignbrain tumour (non-cancerous) Benignprostate enlargement Betablockers Bileduct cancer (cholangiocarcinoma) Bilharzia Bingeeating disorder Biological and biosimilar medicines (biosimilars) Biopsy Bipolardisorder Birdflu Birthmarks Bite (animal or human) Blackeye Bladdercancer Bladderstones Bleeding after the menopause Bleeding from the bottom (rectal bleeding) Blepharitis Blindnessand vision loss Blisters Bloodclots Bloodgroups Bloodin semen (haematospermia) Bloodin urine Blood pressure (high) Blood pressure (low) Bloodpressure test Bloodtests Bloodtransfusion Blue skin or lips (cyanosis) Blushing Bodydysmorphic disorder (BDD) Bodyodour (BO) Boilsand carbuncles Bonecancer Bonecyst Bonedensity scan (DEXA scan) Borderline personality disorder Bornholmdisease Botulism Bowelcancer Bowel cancer screening Bowelincontinence Bowelpolyps Bowel transplant Bowen'sdisease Brachycephaly and plagiocephaly Brainabscess Brainaneurysm Braindeath Braindeath Brain haemorrhage Braintumour (benign) Brain tumour (malignant) Braintumours Breastabscess Breastcancer in men Breastcancer in women Breast cancer screening Breastlumps Breastpain Breast reduction on the NHS Breath-holding in babies and children Brokenankle Brokenarm or wrist Brokencollarbone Brokenfinger or thumb Brokenleg Brokennose Broken or bruised ribs Brokentoe Bronchiectasis Bronchiolitis Bronchitis Bronchodilators Brucellosis Brugadasyndrome Bruxism Bulimia Bullouspemphigoid Bunions Burnsand scalds Bursitis Buttockpain Back to top


CABG Caesareansection Cancer Cannabisoil (medical cannabis) Carbon monoxide poisoning Carcinoembryonicantigen (CEA) test Cardiaccatheterisation and coronary angiography Cardiomyopathy Cardiovascular disease Carotid endarterectomy Carpal tunnel syndrome Cartilagedamage Cataractsurgery Cataracts(age-related) Cataracts(children) Catarrh Cavernoma Cavernous sinus thrombosis Cellulitis Cerebralpalsy Cervicalcancer Cervicalrib Cervicalscreening Cervicalspondylosis Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease Charles Bonnet syndrome Chemotherapy Chestinfection Chestpain Chiarimalformation Chickenpox Chilblains Chipped, broken or cracked tooth Chiropractic Chlamydia Cholangiocarcinoma Cholecystitis(acute) Cholera Cholesteatoma Cholesterol(high) Chorionic villus sampling Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS/ME) Chronickidney disease Chronic lymphocytic leukaemia Chronic myeloid leukaemia Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) Chronicpancreatitis Chronic traumatic encephalopathy Circumcisionin boys Circumcisionin men Cirrhosis CJD Claustrophobia Cleftlip and palate Clinicaldepression Clinicaltrials Clostridiumdifficile Clubfoot Clusterheadaches Coated or white tongue Coccydynia (tailbone pain) Coeliacdisease Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) Coldsores Colic Coloncancer Colonoscopy Colostomy Colour vision deficiency (colour blindness) Colposcopy Coma Commoncold Compartmentsyndrome Complementary and alternative medicine Complex regional pain syndrome Concussion Confusion(sudden) Congenital heart disease Congenital hip dislocation Conjunctivitis Consentto treatment Constipation Contactdermatitis Corneatransplant Cornsand calluses Coronaryangioplasty and stent insertion Coronary artery bypass graft Coronary heart disease Coronavirus(COVID-19) Corticobasal degeneration Corticosteroidcream Corticosteroids Cosmeticprocedures Costochondritis Cough Coughingup blood (blood in phlegm) Counselling COVID-19 Cradlecap Craniosynostosis Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease Crohn'sdisease Croup CTscan Cushing'ssyndrome Cutsand grazes Cyanosis Cyclical vomiting syndrome Cyclospora Cyclothymia Cysticfibrosis Cystitis Cystoscopy Cytomegalovirus(CMV) Back to top


Haemochromatosis Haemophilia Haemophilusinfluenzae type b (Hib) Hairdye reactions Hairloss Hairycell leukaemia Halitosis Hallucinationsand hearing voices Hamstringinjury Handpain Handtendon repair Hand, foot and mouth disease Hayfever Headand neck cancer Headinjury and concussion Headlice and nits Headaches Headaches(hormone) Headaches(tension-type) Headachesin children Healthanxiety Hearingloss Hearingtests Hearing tests for children Hearingvoices Heartattack Heartblock Heart bypass Heart disease (coronary) Heartfailure Heartpain Heartpalpitations and ectopic beats Heartrhythm problems Hearttransplant Heartvalve problems Heart valve replacement Heart-lungtransplant Heartburn and acid reflux Heat exhaustion and heatstroke Heat rash (prickly heat) Heavyperiods Heelpain Henoch-Schönlein purpura (HSP) Hepatitis HepatitisA HepatitisB HepatitisC Herbalmedicines Herceptin(trastuzumab) Hereditary haemorrhagic telangiectasia (HHT) Hereditaryneuropathy with pressure palsies (HNPP) Hereditary spastic paraplegia Hernia Hernia(femoral) Hernia(hiatus) Hernia (inguinal) Hernia (umbilical) Herpes(genital) Herpesin babies Herpes simplex eye infections Herpeticwhitlow (whitlow finger) Hiatushernia Hiccups Hidradenitis suppurativa (HS) High blood pressure (hypertension) Highcholesterol Hightemperature (fever) in adults Hightemperature (fever) in children Hip dysplasia Hipfracture Hippain in adults Hip pain in children (irritable hip) Hipreplacement Hirschsprung'sdisease Hirsutism HIVand AIDS Hives Hoardingdisorder Hodgkinlymphoma Homeoxygen therapy Homeopathy Homocystinuria Hormoneheadaches Hormone replacement therapy (HRT) HRT Hughes syndrome Human papillomavirus (HPV) Huntington'sdisease Hydrocephalus Hydronephrosis Hyperglycaemia (high blood sugar) Hyperhidrosis Hyperparathyroidism Hypersomnia Hypertension Hyperthyroidism Hypnotherapy Hypochondria Hypoglycaemia (low blood sugar) Hypoparathyroidism Hypotension Hypothermia Hypothyroidism Hypotonia Hysterectomy Hysteroscopy Back to top


Pacemaker implantation Paget'sdisease of bone Paget'sdisease of the nipple Palpitations Pancreastransplant Pancreaticcancer Pancreatitis(acute) Pancreatitis(chronic) Panicdisorder Paralysis Parkinson'sdisease Patau'ssyndrome Peakflow test Pelvic inflammatory disease Pelvicorgan prolapse Pelvicpain Pemphigusvulgaris Penilecancer Perforatedeardrum Pericarditis Periodpain Periods Periods(heavy) Periods(irregular) Periods (stopped or missed) Peripheral arterial disease (PAD) Peripheralneuropathy Peritonitis Persistent trophoblastic disease andchoriocarcinoma Personalitydisorder PETscan Phaeochromocytoma Phantosmia Phenylketonuria Phimosis Phlebitis(superficial thrombophlebitis) Phobias Phosphatetest Photodynamictherapy (PDT) Physiotherapy Piles Piles(haemorrhoids) Pilonidalsinus Pinsand needles PIPbreast implants Pityriasisrosea Pityriasisversicolor Plagiocephaly and brachycephaly (flat headsyndrome) Plantarfasciitis Plasticsurgery Pleurisy PMS (premenstrual syndrome) Pneumonia Poisoning Polio Polycystic kidney disease (autosomal dominant) Polycystic kidney disease (autosomal recessive) Polycystic ovary syndrome Polycythaemia Polyhydramnios(too much amniotic fluid) Polymorphic light eruption Polymyalgia rheumatica Pompholyx(dyshidrotic eczema) Poplitealcyst Post-herpetic neuralgia Post-mortem Post-poliosyndrome Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) Postmenopausal bleeding Postnataldepression Postpartumpsychosis Postural tachycardia syndrome (PoTS) Potassiumtest Prader-Willisyndrome Pre-eclampsia Prematureejaculation Pressureulcers (pressure sores) Priapism (painful erections) Prickly heat Primary biliary cholangitis (primary biliarycirrhosis) Probiotics Proctalgia Progressive supranuclear palsy Prolapse(pelvic organ) Prosopagnosia(face blindness) Prostatecancer Prostateenlargement Prostateproblems Prostatitis Psoriasis Psoriaticarthritis Psychiatry Psychosis Puberty (early or delayed) Pubiclice Pudendalneuralgia Pulmonaryembolism Pulmonary hypertension Pyodermagangrenosum Back to top


Salivarygland stones Sarcoidosis SARS(severe acute respiratory syndrome) Scabies Scarletfever Scars Schistosomiasis(bilharzia) Schizophrenia Sciatica Scleroderma Scoliosis Scurvy Seasonal affective disorder (SAD) Seizures(children with fever) Seizures (fits) Selectivemutism Selectiveserotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) Self-harm Sense of smell (lost/changed) Sepsis Septicarthritis Severehead injury Sexually transmitted infections (STIs) Shaking Shinpain (shin splints) Shinsplints Shingles Short-sightedness(myopia) Shortnessof breath Shoulder impingement Shoulderpain Sick building syndrome Sicklecell disease Silicosis Sinus cancer Sinusitis Sinusitis (sinus infection) Sjögren'ssyndrome Skincancer (melanoma) Skin cancer (non-melanoma) Skincyst Skinpicking disorder Skintags Slapped cheek syndrome Sleepapnoea Sleepparalysis Sleepwalking Slippeddisc Small bowel transplant Smeartest Smellingthings that aren't there (phantosmia) Smellyurine Smoking (treatments to stop) Snakebites Snoring Socialanxiety (social phobia) Social care and support guide Softtissue sarcomas Soiling (child pooing their pants) Solarkeratoses Sorelips Soreor white tongue Sorethroat Spermcount (low) Spinabifida Spinal muscular atrophy Spirometry Spleen problems and spleen removal Spondylolisthesis Sportsinjuries Sprainsand strains Squamous cell carcinoma Squint Stammering Staph infection Statins Stemcell and bone marrow transplants Stentinsertion Steroidcream Steroidinhalers Steroidinjections Steroid misuse Steroidnasal sprays Steroidtablets Steroids Stevens-Johnson syndrome Stillbirth Sting or bite (insect) Stomachache Stomach bug Stomachcancer Stomachulcer Stop smoking treatments Stopped or missed periods Stretchmarks Stroke Stuttering Stye Subarachnoid haemorrhage Subduralhaematoma Suddenconfusion (delirium) Sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) Suicidalthoughts Sunburn Superficialthrombophlebitis Supraventricular tachycardia (SVT) Surgery(having an operation) Swallowing pills Swallowing problems Sweating (excessive) Sweatingat night Swineflu (H1N1) Swollenankles, feet and legs (oedema) Swollen arms and hands (oedema) Swollenglands Syphilis Back to top
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