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Vertigo (Fraser Health) [English] Permalink Public

Vertigo (sounds like ‘ver-tee-go’) is commonly called ‘Dizziness’. It can be a feeling of being light-headed or feeling faint. It can also be a feeling of spinning, whirling, or the room around you spinning. Vertigo can make it hard to stand or walk and you may feel off balance. It can also make you feel sick to your stomach (nauseated). (English) Colour

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English (254261), Chinese - Traditional (262200), Punjabi (262201), Korean (262202), Farsi (262203), Vietnamese (264500), Chinese - Simplified (264499), Arabic (264498)

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254261
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Nasal or Sinus Surgery (Jim Pattison Outpatient Care and Surgery Centre) [English] Permalink Public

This factsheet has information on how to care for yourself at home following surgery of this nature, including eating, pain management, and wound care. (English) Black & White

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104736
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Ear Surgery (Jim Pattison Outpatient Care and Surgery Centre) [English] Permalink Public

Instructions for how to to care for oneself following ear surgery, including allowable activites and pain management. (English) Black & White

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104790
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Allergic Reaction (Fraser Health) [English] Permalink Public

Allergic reactions occur when you come in contact with something your body is sensitive to. Allergic reactions can be caused by food, drugs, infections, insect bites, animals, things you breathe and skin contact with irritants such as cosmetics or soaps. (English) Colour

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254317
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Facts about Influenza (the Flu) [English] Permalink Public

HealthLinkBC Health File information about influenza including prevention, spread, symptoms, home treatment, when to see a doctor, and how to determine whether it is influenza or a cold. Number 12b. (English)

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Nosebleed (Fraser Health) [English] Permalink Public

Many small blood vessels line the inside of your nose. Their job is to help warm and moisten the air you breathe. These blood vessels can break and bleed. The most common kind of nosebleed is from the front of the nose. (English) Colour

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Chinese - Traditional (262152), Punjabi (262153), Korean (262154), English (262151), Chinese - Simplified (262951), Arabic (262953), Farsi (262954), Vietnamese (262952)

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262151
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Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease [English] Permalink Public

Hand, foot and mouth disease is caused by certain types of viruses. Children under 10 years of age get the disease most often. Most cases occur in the summer and early fall. Number 64. (English)

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Adenoidectomy with Obstructive Sleep Apnea: Caring for Your Child After the Operation [English] Permalink Public

Your child needs an operation called an adenoidectomy (say: ADD-uh-noy-DECK-toe-mee) to take out his adenoids. Your child also has obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). This means your child will need to be closely watched after the operation. Your child may also have to stay in hospital longer than the other children having an adenoidectomy. This website explains what to expect while your child is in the hospital and how to take care of your child at home. Audio available. (English)

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http://www.aboutkidshealth.ca/En/HealthAZ/TestsAnd...

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Tonsil Surgery or Tonsil and Adenoid Surgery: Caring For Your Child After the Operation [English] Permalink Public

Your child needs an operation to take out his tonsils. Your child may also need an operation to take out his adenoids at the same time. These operations are called a tonsillectomy and an adenoidectomy. (English)

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http://www.aboutkidshealth.ca/En/HealthAZ/TestsAnd...

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Tonsillectomy or Tonsillectomy and Adenoidectomy with Obstructive Sleep Apnea (Child) [English] Permalink Public

Your child needs an operation called a tonsillectomy to take out the tonsils. Your child may also need an operation called an adenoidectomy to take out the adenoids. Your child also has obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). Your child will need closer observation while she is in the hospital. (English)

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http://www.aboutkidshealth.ca/En/HealthAZ/TestsAnd...

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