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