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Some Random Medical Conditions
Whiplash injury is a type of neck injury caused by sudden movement of the head forwards, backwards or sideways.
Tuberculosis (TB) is a bacterial infection spread through inhaling tiny droplets from the coughs or sneezes of an infected person. It mainly affects the lungs, but it can affect any part of the body, including the tummy (abdomen) glands, bones and nervous system.
Primary biliary cirrhosis, orprimary biliary cholangitis(PBC), is a long-term liver disease in which thebile ducts in the liver become damaged.
Sudden pain in one of the knees isusually the result of overusing the knee orinjuring it. In many cases, youdon't need to see your GP.
Gonorrhoea is a sexually transmitted infection (STI) caused by bacteria called Neisseria gonorrhoeae or gonococcus. It used to be known as 'the clap'.
Sprains and strains are very common injuries that affectmuscles and ligaments.
If your child shows signs of hyperactivity or attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), eliminating some colours from their diet might have beneficial effects on their behaviour.
Appendicitis is a painful swelling of the appendix. The appendix is a small, thin pouch about 5-10cm (2-4 inches) long. It's connected to the large intestine, where stools (faeces) are formed.
Finding blood in your urine can be very frightening and must be investigated by a doctor, but it'snot usuallya sign of anything life-threatening.
Artificial insemination is a treatment that can help some couples have a baby. It involves directly inserting sperm into a woman's womb.
Rheumatoid arthritis is a long-term condition that causes pain, swelling and stiffness in the joints.The symptomsusually affect the hands, feet and wrists.
Obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) is a relatively common condition where the walls of the throat relax and narrow during sleep, interruptingnormalbreathing.
Acupuncture is a treatmentderived from ancient Chinese medicine. Fine needles are inserted at certain sites in the body for therapeutic or preventative purposes.
Floaters are small shapes that some people see floating in their field of vision.
Spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) is a genetic disease that causes muscle weakness and progressiveloss of movement.
Maple syrup urine disease (MSUD) is a rare but serious inherited condition.
Carbon monoxide is a poisonous gas that has no smell or taste. Breathing it incan make youunwell, and it can kill if you're exposed to high levels.