Conditions

How to take your temperature to check for a fever

Plus, signs to look out for if you don’t have a thermometer.

Medical and diagnostic information for thousands of common chronic and acute medical conditions from experts.

Everything you should know about breast inflammation.
Everything you need to know about breast infection

Here’s how to spot the signs of a breast infection or breast inflammation – and what you can do about it.

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How to know if you have a high temperature as an adult.
What to do if you have a high temperature

Think of a fever as your body’s early warning signal.

Virus and germ transmission prevention
The 5-step guide to washing your hands effectively

Soap or sanitiser? All your hand hygiene questions, answered by experts.

How to recover from the flu
Coronavirus recovery: how to recover from Covid-19

From paracetamol to isolation, follow our simple steps to help coronavirus recovery.

What is herd immunity? How does herd immunity work? How will herd immunity affect coronavirus?
What is herd immunity and will it stop coronavirus?

The truth about herd immunity and how it could affect the coronavirus pandemic.

Vitiligo: causes, symptoms, treatment.
What is vitiligo and how is it treated?

Vitiligo is a condition in which growing patches of skin lose their colour.

Migraine vs headache: everything you need to know
Everything you need to know about migraines

Get expert advice on symptoms, causes and treatment.

Should you get a food allergy test?
Do you have a food allergy? Here’s how to get tested

If you are concerned you might have a food allergy, the NHS provides allergy testing services.

The difference between a cold and COVID-19
The difference between a cold and COVID-19

Are you at risk of coronavirus or do you have the common cold?

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Bell's palsy symptoms, causes, treatment, longterm prognosis and other facial weakness causes.
Everything you need to know about Bell's palsy

We look at the causes, symptoms and treatment for Bell's palsy.

Blistered Feet
How to treat and prevent foot blisters

The best treatment and prevention tips for painful foot blisters.

We explore the link between lack of sleep and depression, and how can you ensure good-quality shut eye.
How sleep deprivation can impact your mental health

The link between lack of sleep and depression and how to ensure good-quality shut eye.

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Earache causes, remedies and ear infections
Earache causes, remedies and ear infections

Common earache causes, symptoms and treatment options.

Acute bronchitis symptoms and treatment
What you need to know about acute bronchitis

What to do if you get a viral infection that causes inflammation of the bronchial tubes.

Difficulty with climaxing
Difficulty climaxing? Anorgasmia explained

The different factors that cause problems reaching orgasm in men and women.