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Skeleton

View our illustrations of the human skeleton to see the bones and joints of the body.

Arthritis

Temporomandibular joint disorders

Problems with the temporomandibular joint and the muscles that control jaw movement are known as TMJ disorders. They commonly cause a dull, aching pain in the jaw, as well as a clicking or locking jaw.

Pain

Chilblains: symptoms, causes and treatment

Chilblains are small, painful red/purple bumps on the skin that develop after exposure to cold, damp conditions. Usually found on the fingers, toes, ears, nose or heels, they are one of the mildest but most common forms of cold injury.

Skin & Hair

Warts

Warts are most commonly found on the hands, fingers, elbows, forearms, knees, face and the skin around the nails.

Skin & Hair

Fever

A fever is when the body temperature rises above normal. Find out about taking a temperature, how to treat a fever, and when to see your doctor.

Kids' & Teens' Health Symptoms

Groin strain

Groin strain commonly involves a partial tear of the adductor muscles of the inner thigh. Symptoms are a sudden sharp pull in the front of the groin, which causes a sudden pain and inability to continue moving.

Exercise & Fitness

Urinary incontinence

Urinary incontinence (bladder leakage or bladder control problems) is when you accidently leak urine or lose control of your bladder. It becomes more common with age, but isn’t a routine part of ageing.

Symptoms Women's Health

Dyslexia in children

Dyslexia is a common language-based learning disorder that makes it difficult for children to read, write and spell. It is not caused by a lack of intelligence or unwillingness to learn.

Kids' & Teens' Health

DVT and flying

The risk of DVT doubles after a long-haul flight. Find out about the symptoms and risk factors for DVT, and how to prevent it.

Travel Health

Meniere's disease

Meniere's disease has 4 typical symptoms: vertigo; hearing loss; tinnitus; and a sensation of fullness in the ear. Find out about causes and treatments.

Hearing Health

Syncope (fainting)

Syncope (fainting or passing out) is a sudden, temporary loss of consciousness. Find out more about the causes, diagnosis and treatment.

Heart & Stroke

Bowed legs

Bowed legs - where the legs bend outwards at the knees - is common in childhood. Bowed legs usually disappear by the age of 3.

Kids' & Teens' Health

Raynaud's disease

Raynaud`s disease causes spasm of the arteries leading to fingers and toes, which causes them to feel numb and cold and turn white, blue and red then tingle and feel painful.

Heart & Stroke

Deep vein thrombosis

Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) occurs when a blood clot forms in the deep veins of the leg. Find out about symptoms, causes, treatment and prevention.

Heart & Stroke