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Warts and verrucas

Symptoms Include:
Skin lesions | Pain


Warts are tiny lumps on the skin that grow as a result of a viral infection. Verrucas are warts that appear on the bottom of the feet. Most people will develop warts at some point in their lives. They normally go away on their own, although it may take months or even years for them to do so.

Watering eyes

Symptoms Include:
Watering eyes


Watery eyes occur when too many tears are produced or when they are unable to drain correctly. Blurred vision, painful eyelids, and sticky eyes are all possible side effects. If you experience chronic wet eyes or any lumps or swelling around your eyes, see your optician or doctor.


Symptoms Include:
Pain | Stiffness | Muscle spasm | Headache


Whiplash is a type of neck injury produced by sudden forward, backward, or sideways movement of the head.

Whooping cough

Symptoms Include:
Cough | Runny nose | Red eye | Sore throat


Pertussis (whooping cough) is a highly contagious bacterial chest infection. It produces frequent coughing fits and can make newborns and little children very sick. The number of instances has risen in recent years. However, because of a vaccination programme that can protect babies and children from the disease, it is still uncommon.


Related Conditions:
Cough | Chest infection

Womb (uterus) cancer

Symptoms Include:
Vaginal bleeding | Blood after menopause | Discharge | Bleeding between periods


Uterine (womb) cancer is a common disease that affects women’s reproductive systems. The most common sign is abnormal vaginal bleeding. If you have this symptom, see your doctor as soon as possible. While uterine cancer is unlikely to be the cause, it’s preferable to be safe.


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Worms in humans

Symptoms Include:
Worm in poo | Itch


Humans can be infected by certain types of worms. Some can only be caught abroad, while others can only be caught in the UK. The majority of worm infections aren’t dangerous and can be cured with medication.