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SELF HELP

PLEASE CLICK ON "SELF HELP" ON THE RIGHT-HAND SIDE OF THIS PAGE TO VIEW INFORMATION ON TREATING YOURSELF FOR COUGHS, COLDS, SORE THROATS AND FLU-LIKE ILLNESSES ETC.  THESE USUALLY RESOLVE WITHIN A FEW DAYS AND FOR MOST PEOPLE YOU DO NOT NEED TO CONSULT A DOCTOR.

Self Help

coldWe are keen to help patients improve on self help and hope that the following information will offer some insight into that.

Take a look and see if you can improve your own understanding of your health and well-being! Please encourage others to look here too.

Here is a list of ailments that can be safely self managed. You will see that you can take a look via the hyperlink at the other websites which can offer you further information about managing your condition.

Common ailments that can be self managed :

Back pain

NHS Choices

Cold sores

NHS Choices

Common Cold

Cold & Flu-like illness

Conjunctivitis

NHS Choices

pdfInformation Leaflet

Constipation

NHS Choices

Cough

Cough

 

pdf Information Leaflet

Diarrhoea

NHS Choices

Dysmenorrhoea (painful periods)

NHS Choices

Earache

Ear ache

Haemorrhoids

NHS Choices  

Hayfever

NHS Choices

Head lice

NHS Choices

Headache

NHS Choices

Heartburn & Indigestion

NHS Choices

Influenza

NHS Choices

pdf Information Leaflet

Insect bites

NHS Choices

Migraine

NHS Choices

Nasal congestion

NHS Choices

Nappy rash

NHS Choices

Sore throat

Sore throat

 

pdf Information Leaflet

Sinusitis

Sinusitis 

Sprains and strains

NHS Choices

Thrush

NHS Choices

Urinary Tract Infection

 http://www.nhs.uk/Conditions/Urinary-tract-infection-adults/Pages/Introduction.aspx

Warts and Verrucas

NHS Choices

 


 
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