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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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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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Emergency Contraceptive Pill (ECP) [English] Permalink Public

ECP is a very strong birth control pill that may prevent ovulation (release of an egg) or prevent the egg from implanting in the womb. Taking ECP is safe, easy to use and effective if taken within 120 hours of having unprotected sex. (Plan B, Contingency One, Next Choice, NorLeveo, Option 2) (English) Colour

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Abdominal Pain (Fraser Health) [English] Permalink Public

Your abdomen extends from below your chest to your groin. Some people call it the stomach, but your abdomen contains many other important organs. Pain in the abdomen can come from any one of these organs. The pain may start somewhere else, such as your chest. Severe pain does not always mean it is a serious problem. However, mild pain does not always mean the problem is not serious. (English) Colour

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Before AND After Procedural Sedation (Adult) (Fraser Health) [English] Permalink Public

We gave you medicines so we could do a test or procedure without you feeling pain. This is called ‘sedation’. The medicines will make you feel sleepy, dizzy, faint, clumsy, or unsteady. It can also cause you to not think clearly. (English) Colour

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Facts About Chickenpox [English] Permalink Public

HealthLinkBC Health File information about chickenpox including vaccine, symptoms, home treatment, and shingles. Number 44a. (English)

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Angina Chest Pain (Fraser Health) [English] Permalink Public

We have determined that your chest pain is coming from your heart. This is called angina (sounds like ann-j-eye-na). Angina is caused by not enough oxygen getting to your heart muscle. (English) Colour

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Asthma (Adult) (Fraser Health) [English] Permalink Public

Asthma (sounds like az-muh) is when the airways (or breathing tubes) in your lungs become swollen and irritated. This makes it difficult to breathe. (English) Colour

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Chest Pain - Non-Cardiac (Fraser Health) [English] Permalink Public

Pain in your chest can be scary but is does not always mean you are having a heart attack. We have done some tests and determined your chest pain is not coming from your heart. (English) Colour

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Dehydration (Adult) (Fraser Health) [English] Permalink Public

Your body needs water to work properly. Water keeps your blood flow easily around your body and to your body organs such as your heart and brain. Dehydration (sounds like dee-hi-dray-shun) is when your body does not have enough water. (English) Colour

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