Medical Conditions

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Mammography

About one in eight women in the UKare diagnosed with breast cancer during their lifetime.There's a good chance of recovery if it's detected in its early stages.

Heart-lung transplant

A heart-lung transplant is a major and rarely performed surgical procedure where a person's diseased heart and lungs are replaced with those of a recently deceased donor.

Kawasaki disease

Kawasaki disease is a rare condition that mainly affects children under the age of five. It's also known as mucocutaneous lymph node syndrome.

Hypoglycaemia

Hypoglycaemia, or a"hypo",is an abnormally low level of glucose in yourblood (less than four millimoles per litre).

Short-sightedness

Short-sightedness, or myopia,is a very common eye condition that causes distant objects to appear blurred, while close objects can be seen clearly.

Generalised anxiety disorder

Anxiety is a feeling of unease, such as worry or fear, that can be mild or severe.

Shingles

Shingles, also known as herpes zoster,is an infection of a nerve and the skin around it. It's caused by the varicella-zoster virus, which also causes chickenpox.

Slipped disc

A slipped disc means that one of the discsof cartilagein the spine is damaged and pressing on the nerves.

Ectropion

Ectropion is where the lower eyelid droops away from the eye and turns outwards. It's not usually serious, but can be uncomfortable.

Threadworms

Threadworms, also known as pinworms,are tiny parasitic worms thatinfect thelarge intestine of humans.

Mountain sickness

Altitude sickness is a common condition that can occur when you climb to a high altitude too quickly.

Tick-borne encephalitis

Tick-borne encephalitis (TBE) is a viral infection spread to humans by the bite of asmall spider-likeparasitecalled a tick.

Tinea versicolor

Pityriasis versicolor, sometimes called tinea versicolor, is a common condition that causes small patchesof skin to become scaly and discoloured.

Emollients

Emollients are moisturising treatments applied directly to the skin to reduce water loss and cover it with a protective film .

Plantar fasciitis

Heel pain is a common foot condition.It's usuallyfelt as an intense pain when using the affected heel.

PSP

Progressive supranuclear palsy (PSP) is a rare and progressive condition that can cause problems with balance, movement, vision, speech and swallowing.

Skin rashes in babies

It's normal for babies to develop rashes from as early as a few days old, as their sensitive skin adapts to a different environment. Most rashes are harmless and go away on their own.

Strawberry mark

Birthmarks are coloured marks that are visible on the skin. They're often present at birth or develop soon afterwards.