Dr Michael Jones

Medical Editor, Your Doctor.

Thrush

Thrush is an infection with a yeast (fungus) Candida albicans, typically in the vagina or mouth.

Women's Health

Leg ache

One of the more serious causes of leg pain is intermittent claudication. Find out more about this condition.

Skin & Hair Symptoms

Arthritis overview

Find out about common types of arthritis, such as osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis and gout, and the treatments available.

Arthritis

Eyelids

Find out more about eyelid problems, including entropion and ectropion, which are quite common in older people.

Eye Health

Grief

Few of us will get through life without having the intensely painful experience known as grief. Grief is a very complex process, which produces a wide range of differing emotions.

Mental Health

Dizzy turns

Dizziness can be used to describe a wide variety of sensations. Find out the difference between vertigo and faintness, and possible underlying causes.

Heart & Stroke Symptoms

Corns and calluses

Among the most common causes of sore feet are calluses and corns. Calluses are bigger than corns and usually found on the sole of the foot.

Skin & Hair

Sore eyes

Conjunctivitis is the most common cause of sore eyes. Find out about conjunctivitis and symptoms that indicate a more serious eye problem.

Eye Health Symptoms

Hiccups: why do we hiccup?

Sometimes hiccups persist for a long period of time and can be a sign of an underlying disease. If you have hiccups that have gone on for 2 days or longer, or are having recurrent hiccups, see your doctor.

Respiratory Health Symptoms

Toxic shock syndrome

Toxic shock syndrome (TSS) is a rare but serious illness caused by some types of the bacterium Staphylococcus and often associated with tampon use.

Women's Health