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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. Cellulitis and Erysipelas
  25. Checking for Head Lice
  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. Conjunctivitis - Infective
  36. Cough Caused by a Virus
  37. Cough Medicines
  38. Coughs and Colds in Children
  39. Croup
  40. Cryptosporidium
  41. Cystitis (Urine Infection) in Women
  42. DTaP/Polio/Hib Immunisation
  43. Decongestants
  44. Dental Abscess
  45. Dysentery and Shigella
  46. E. Coli and VTEC O157
  47. Ear Infection (Otitis Media)
  48. Ebola
  49. Eczema Herpeticum
  50. Encephalitis
  51. Epididymo-orchitis
  52. Epiglottitis
  53. Extended-spectrum beta-lactamases (ESBLs)
  54. Fever/High Temperature in Children
  55. Folliculitis
  56. Food Poisoning in Adults
  57. Food Poisoning in Children
  58. Fungal Groin Infection (Tinea Cruris)
  59. Fungal Nail Infections (Tinea Unguium)
  60. Fungal Scalp Infection (Scalp Ringworm)
  61. Gastroenteritis in Adults
  62. Gastroenteritis in Children
  63. Genital Herpes
  64. Giardia
  65. Glandular Fever (Infectious Mononucleosis)
  66. Gonorrhoea
  67. HIV and AIDS
  68. Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease
  69. Head Lice and Nits
  70. Hepatitis A
  71. Hepatitis A Immunisation
  72. Hepatitis B
  73. Hepatitis B Immunisation
  74. Hepatitis C
  75. Herpes Simplex Eye Infection
  76. Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Immunisation
  77. Immunisation - Usual UK Schedule
  78. Impetigo
  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. Lotions and Sprays for Head Lice
  90. Lyme Disease
  91. MMR Immunisation
  92. MRSA
  93. Malaria
  94. Malaria Prevention
  95. Mastitis
  96. Measles
  97. Medicines for HIV and AIDS
  98. Meningitis
  99. Meningitis Symptoms Checklist
  100. Meningococcal Immunisation
  101. Meningococcal Infection
  102. Mesenteric Adenitis
  103. Microbes, Germs and Antibiotics
  104. Molluscum Contagiosum
  105. Mumps
  106. Non-gonococcal Urethritis
  107. Norovirus
  108. Oral Thrush (Yeast Infection)
  109. Oral Thrush in Babies
  110. Osteomyelitis
  111. Paronychia
  112. Pelvic Inflammatory Disease
  113. Pilonidal Sinus
  114. Pleurisy
  115. Pneumococcal Immunisation
  116. Pneumonia
  117. Polio Immunisation
  118. Postherpetic Neuralgia
  119. Pregnancy - Chickenpox Contact
  120. Pregnancy - Urine Infection
  121. Pregnancy and HIV
  122. Pregnancy and Rubella (German Measles)
  123. Primary Cold Sore Infection
  124. Prostatitis - Chronic
  125. Pubic and Body Lice
  126. Rabies Immunisation
  127. Recurrent Cystitis in Women
  128. Ringworm (Tinea Corporis)
  129. Roseola
  130. Rotavirus
  131. Roundworms
  132. Rubella (German Measles)
  133. Rubella Immunisation
  134. SARS (including the MERS Virus)
  135. Salmonella
  136. Scabies
  137. Scarlet Fever
  138. Schistosomiasis
  139. School Exclusion Times
  140. Sepsis (Septicaemia)
  141. Septic Arthritis
  142. Sexually Transmitted Infections
  143. Shingles (Herpes Zoster)
  144. Slapped Cheek Disease
  145. Sore Throat
  146. Swollen Lymph Glands
  147. Syphilis
  148. Tests for Sexually Transmitted Infections
  149. Tetanus Immunisation
  150. Threadworms
  151. Tick-Borne Encephalitis Immunisation
  152. Tonsillitis
  153. Tonsils and Adenoids
  154. Toxoplasmosis
  155. Travel Vaccinations
  156. Traveller's Diarrhoea
  157. Treating Your Infection (Public Health England)
  158. Tuberculosis
  159. Typhoid Immunisation
  160. Typhoid and Paratyphoid Fever
  161. Urethritis and Urethral Discharge in Men
  162. Urine Infection In Men
  163. Urine Infection in Children
  164. Vaginal Thrush (Yeast Infection)
  165. Vestibular Neuritis and Labyrinthitis
  166. Viral Rashes
  167. Warts and Verrucas
  168. Wet Combing Treatment for Head Lice
  169. Whooping Cough
  170. Why Wasn't I Prescribed Antibiotics?
  171. Wound Infection
  172. Yellow Fever Immunisation
  173. Zika Virus