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Diarrhoea

Many cases of diarrhoea don’t need specific treatment, but it’s important in any case of diarrhoea to stay hydrated by drinking plenty of liquids.

Gastrointestinal Health

Diarrhoea: self-care

Diarrhoea is when your bowel movements become watery, foul-smelling and the need to go to the toilet is urgent and frequent. Find out what products are available for diarrhoea.

Pharmacy Care

Fungal skin infections

Areas commonly affected by fungal infections include the skin, scalp, feet, fingernails and toenails, mouth and vagina. Find out what products are available for fungal skin infections.

Pharmacy Care

Hepatitis B

Hepatitis B infection can be either acute (short-lived) or chronic (long-term). Chronic hepatitis B can lead to complications such as liver cirrhosis.

Gastrointestinal Health

Pubic lice

Pubic lice are also known as crabs. They are small parasites which can live in pubic hair, as well as the hair of the eyebrows and eyelashes.

Sexual Health

Osgood-Schlatter disease

The main symptom of Osgood-Schlatter disease - a common condition that affects children and teenagers during a growth spurt - is pain in the shin bone just below the knee.

Pain

Carpal tunnel syndrome

Carpal tunnel syndrome is a progressive and painful condition where the median nerve is compressed as it passes through the carpal tunnel.

Skin & Hair

Ear problems: self-care

Common ear problems include otitis media and glue ear (which mostly affect children), ear wax build-up and swimmer's ear (otitis externa). Find out what products are available for ear problems.

Pharmacy Care

Dry eyes and irritation

Dry eye includes dry or watery eyes and eye irritation. Dry eye occurs in people who produce fewer or lower quality tears. Find out what products are available for dry eyes and eye irritation.

Pharmacy Care

Urticaria (hives)

Urticaria, which is also known as hives, is an itchy rash or skin eruption that usually only lasts from 24 to 48 hours.

Skin & Hair

Can you eat yourself to sleep?

Sleep and diet are strongly linked but few studies have examined how people sleep when on different diets. New research has looked into what kinds of foods will help settle you at night into a more restful sleep.

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