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Pneumothorax [English] Permalink Public

A Pneumothorax is what is commonly called a collapsed lung. A pneumothorax happens when air enters the space between the rib cage and one of your lungs. The air causes part (or all) of the lung to collapse. (English) Colour

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Hemorrhoids [English] Permalink Public

Hemorrhoids (sounds like ‘hem-uh-roids’) are also called ‘piles’; are bulging tissue (skin) that contains swollen veins in the rectal (anal, bum) area. They may cause small amounts of bleeding or small blood clots. They can be itchy and painful, especially with a bowel movement (stool, poo). (English) Colour

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Headaches [English] Permalink Public

Headaches are one of the most common complaints in both children and adults. Most headaches are temporary. They are caused by tension of the muscles of the face, neck and scalp. (English) Colour

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Gallstones [English] Permalink Public

Gallstones are hard, stone-like deposits that form in the gallbladder. This factsheet provides an overview about gallstones including treatment at home, symptoms, prevention and when to get help. (English) Colour

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Epididymitis [English] Permalink Public

Epididymitis is a swelling and redness of the small coiled tube (epididymis) which sperm pass. This tube is at the back of each testicle. The swelling can be in one or both testicles. (English) Colour

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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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Croup (Fraser Health) [English] Permalink Public

Croup is a common breathing problem in young children. It is usually caused by the viruses that cause the common cold. (English) Colour

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Sick Day Management for Type 1 Diabetes and Insulin Guidelines [English] Permalink Public

A bad cold, the flu or a serious illness can make your blood glucose too high. If you are unable to eat your usual foods your blood glucose may go too low. Follow these guidelines to help you stay out of hospital. (English) Colour

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Sick Day Management for Type 2 Diabetes [English] Permalink Public

A bad cold, the flu or a serious injury can make your blood glucose too high. People not usually taking insulin may need to take insulin when they are sick. On the other hand when you take diabetes medication (pills and/or insulin) and cannot eat your usual foods, your blood glucose may go too low. Follow these guidelines to help you stay out of hospital. (English) Colour

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After Chest Tube Removal (Fraser Health) [English] Permalink Public

This factsheet covers home care instructions following the removal of a chest tube. Restrictions of particular activities and serious warning signs are also outlined. (English) Colour

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