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  1. Abscess
  2. Acute Bronchitis
  3. Acute Diarrhoea in Adults
  4. Acute Diarrhoea in Children
  5. Acute Prostatitis
  6. Acute Sinusitis
  7. Adult Sepsis Safety Net
  8. Advice for Travelling to Remote Locations
  9. Amoebiasis
  10. Anogenital Warts
  11. Anthelmintics - Medicines for Worms
  12. Antibiotics
  13. Antifungal Medicines
  14. Antiviral Medication for Genital Herpes
  15. Athlete's Foot (Tinea Pedis)
  16. Balanitis
  17. Bartholin's Cyst and Abscess
  18. Boil in the Ear Canal
  19. Boils, Carbuncles and Furunculosis
  20. Bornholm Disease
  21. Bronchiolitis
  22. Campylobacter
  23. Candidal Skin Infection (Yeast Infection)
  24. Cat Scratch Disease
  25. Cellulitis and Erysipelas
  26. Chickenpox in Adults and Teenagers
  27. Chickenpox in Children under 12
  28. Child Sepsis Safety Net
  29. Chlamydia - Genital
  30. Cholera Immunisation
  31. Chronic Sinusitis
  32. Clostridium Difficile
  33. Cold Sores
  34. Common Cold (and Other Upper Respiratory Tract Infections)
  35. Cough Caused by a Virus
  36. Cough Medicines
  37. Coughs and Colds in Children
  38. Croup
  39. Cryptosporidium
  40. Cystitis (Urine Infection) in Women
  41. DTaP/Polio/Hib Immunisation
  42. Decongestants
  43. Dental Abscess
  44. Dysentery and Shigella
  45. E. Coli and VTEC O157
  46. Ear Infection (Otitis Media)
  47. Ebola
  48. Eczema Herpeticum
  49. Encephalitis
  50. Epididymo-orchitis
  51. Epiglottitis
  52. Extended-spectrum beta-lactamases (ESBLs)
  53. Fever/High Temperature in Children
  54. Folliculitis
  55. Food Poisoning in Adults
  56. Food Poisoning in Children
  57. Fungal Groin Infection (Tinea Cruris)
  58. Fungal Nail Infections (Tinea Unguium)
  59. Fungal Scalp Infection (Scalp Ringworm)
  60. Gastroenteritis in Adults
  61. Gastroenteritis in Children
  62. Genital Herpes
  63. Giardia
  64. Glandular Fever (Infectious Mononucleosis)
  65. Gonorrhoea
  66. HIV and AIDS
  67. Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease
  68. Head Lice and Nits
  69. Hepatitis A
  70. Hepatitis A Immunisation
  71. Hepatitis B
  72. Hepatitis B Immunisation
  73. Hepatitis C
  74. Herpes Simplex Eye Infection
  75. Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Immunisation
  76. Immunisation - Usual UK Schedule
  77. Impetigo
  78. Infective Conjunctivitis
  79. Infective Endocarditis
  80. Influenza Immunisation
  81. Influenza and Flu-like Illness
  82. Japanese Encephalitis Immunisation
  83. Kawasaki Disease
  84. Kidney Infection (Pyelonephritis)
  85. Laryngitis
  86. Legionnaires' Disease
  87. Leptospirosis and Weil's Disease
  88. Listeria
  89. Lyme Disease
  90. MMR Immunisation
  91. MRSA
  92. Malaria
  93. Malaria Prevention
  94. Mastitis
  95. Measles
  96. Medicines for HIV and AIDS
  97. Meningitis
  98. Meningitis Symptoms Checklist
  99. Meningococcal Immunisation
  100. Meningococcal Infection
  101. Mesenteric Adenitis
  102. Microbes, Germs and Antibiotics
  103. Molluscum Contagiosum
  104. Mumps
  105. Non-gonococcal Urethritis
  106. Norovirus
  107. Oral Thrush (Yeast Infection)
  108. Oral Thrush in Babies
  109. Osteomyelitis
  110. Paronychia
  111. Pelvic Inflammatory Disease
  112. Pilonidal Sinus
  113. Pleurisy
  114. Pneumococcal Immunisation
  115. Pneumonia
  116. Polio Immunisation
  117. Postherpetic Neuralgia
  118. Pregnancy - Chickenpox Contact
  119. Pregnancy - Urine Infection
  120. Pregnancy and HIV
  121. Pregnancy and Rubella (German Measles)
  122. Primary Cold Sore Infection
  123. Prostatitis - Chronic
  124. Pubic and Body Lice
  125. Rabies Immunisation
  126. Recurrent Cystitis in Women
  127. Ringworm (Tinea Corporis)
  128. Roseola
  129. Rotavirus
  130. Roundworms
  131. Rubella (German Measles)
  132. Rubella Immunisation
  133. SARS (including the MERS Virus)
  134. Salmonella
  135. Scabies
  136. Scarlet Fever
  137. Schistosomiasis
  138. School Exclusion Times
  139. Sepsis (Septicaemia)
  140. Septic Arthritis
  141. Sexually Transmitted Infections
  142. Shingles (Herpes Zoster)
  143. Slapped Cheek Disease
  144. Sore Throat
  145. Swollen Lymph Glands
  146. Syphilis
  147. Tests for Sexually Transmitted Infections
  148. Tetanus Immunisation
  149. Threadworms
  150. Tick-Borne Encephalitis Immunisation
  151. Tonsillitis
  152. Tonsils and Adenoids
  153. Toxoplasmosis
  154. Travel Vaccinations
  155. Traveller's Diarrhoea
  156. Treating Your Infection (Public Health England)
  157. Tuberculosis
  158. Typhoid Immunisation
  159. Typhoid and Paratyphoid Fever
  160. Urethritis and Urethral Discharge in Men
  161. Urine Infection In Men
  162. Urine Infection in Children
  163. Vaginal Thrush (Yeast Infection)
  164. Vestibular Neuritis and Labyrinthitis
  165. Viral Rashes
  166. Warts and Verrucas
  167. Whooping Cough
  168. Why Wasn't I Prescribed Antibiotics?
  169. Wound Infection
  170. Yellow Fever Immunisation
  171. Zika Virus