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  1. Abscess
  2. Acute Bronchitis
  3. Acute Diarrhoea in Adults
  4. Acute Diarrhoea in Children
  5. Acute Exacerbations (Flare-ups) of COPD
  6. Acute Prostatitis
  7. Acute Sinusitis
  8. Adult Sepsis Safety Net
  9. Amoebiasis
  10. Anogenital Warts
  11. Anthelmintics - Medicines for Worms
  12. Antibiotics
  13. Antifungal Medicines
  14. Antiviral Medication for Genital Herpes
  15. Aspiration Pneumonia
  16. Athlete's Foot (Tinea Pedis)
  17. Balanitis
  18. Bartholin's Cyst and Abscess
  19. Boil in the Ear Canal
  20. Boils, Carbuncles and Furunculosis
  21. Bornholm Disease
  22. Bronchiolitis
  23. Campylobacter
  24. Candidal Skin Infection (Yeast Infection)
  25. Cat Scratch Disease
  26. Cellulitis and Erysipelas
  27. Chickenpox in Adults and Teenagers
  28. Chickenpox in Children under 12
  29. Child Sepsis Safety Net
  30. Cholera Vaccination
  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. DTaP/Polio/Hib Immunisation
  41. Decongestants
  42. Dengue
  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 Ear Infection
  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 Vaccine
  72. Hepatitis B
  73. Hepatitis B Vaccine
  74. Hepatitis C
  75. Herpes Simplex Eye Infection
  76. Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Immunisation
  77. Immune Suppression
  78. Immunisation - Usual UK Schedule
  79. Immunisation for Flu (Flu Jab)
  80. Impetigo
  81. Infective Conjunctivitis
  82. Influenza and Flu-like Illness
  83. Japanese Encephalitis Vaccine
  84. Kawasaki Disease
  85. Kidney Infection (Pyelonephritis)
  86. Laryngitis
  87. Legionnaires' Disease
  88. Leptospirosis and Weil's Disease
  89. Listeria
  90. Lumbar Puncture (Spinal Tap)
  91. Lyme Disease
  92. MMR Immunisation
  93. MRSA
  94. Malaria
  95. Malaria Prevention
  96. Mastitis
  97. Measles
  98. Medicines for HIV and AIDS
  99. Meningitis
  100. Meningitis Symptoms Checklist
  101. Meningococcal Infection
  102. Meningococcal Meningitis Vaccine
  103. Mesenteric Adenitis
  104. Microbes, Germs and Antibiotics
  105. Molluscum Contagiosum
  106. Mumps
  107. Non-gonococcal Urethritis
  108. Norovirus
  109. Oral Thrush (Yeast Infection)
  110. Oral Thrush in Babies
  111. Osteomyelitis
  112. Paronychia
  113. Pelvic Inflammatory Disease
  114. Pilonidal Sinus
  115. Pleurisy
  116. Pneumococcal Immunisation
  117. Pneumonia
  118. Polio Immunisation
  119. Postherpetic Neuralgia
  120. Pregnancy and HIV
  121. Primary Cold Sore Infection
  122. Prostatitis - Chronic
  123. Pubic and Body Lice
  124. Rabies Vaccine
  125. Recurrent Abdominal Pain in Children
  126. Rheumatic Fever
  127. Rigors
  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. 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 Vaccine
  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. Viral Skin Infections
  167. Warts and Verrucas
  168. Whooping Cough
  169. Why Wasn't I Prescribed Antibiotics?
  170. Wound Infection
  171. Yellow Fever Vaccine
  172. Zika Virus