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Trigger Finger

Trigger finger is a  condition in which one of your fingers gets stuck in a bent position. It can be very painful. The finger may straighten with a […]

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Swollen Taste Buds

Tastebuds are very small fingerlike structures that protrude over your tongue. Their function is to help you to taste foods. Those at the tip of the tongue detect […]

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Hordeolum

A hordeolum is more commonly known as a stye. It is an inflammation on the eyelid containing a small amount of pus (abscess). In most cases, the infection […]

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Overactive Bladder

If you have an overactive bladder, you will probably feel an intense, urgent need to urinate. The urge may be difficult to stop and you may not make […]

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Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease in Children

Hand, foot, and mouth disease is a contagious viral infection. It most commonly occurs in children under the age of 10. it is not a pleasant condition, however, […]

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Verucca Seborrhoica

Verucca seborrhoica is known as a seborrheic keratosis or, more simply, a senile wart. It is one of the most common skin growths in older adults but the […]

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Pneumococcal Vaccine

The pneumococcal vaccine prevents serious blood, lung and brain infections caused by the Streptococcus pneumoniae bacteria. These infections are called pneumococcal disease and they also include pneumonia, meningitis […]

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Pterygium

A pterygium is a raised, yellowish, wedge-shaped thickening on the white part of the eye. It can occasionally spread to cover part of the cornea and in this […]

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Flu Vaccine

It’s that time of the year again, when the weather starts changing and the days get shorter! Soon it will be time to take out the winter pullis […]

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Mallet Finger

Mallet finger is an injury to the end joint of the finger that causes it to bend inwards towards the palm. You won’t be able to straighten the […]

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Urticaria

Urticaria is a skin reaction that causes a raised, itchy rash. It is also known as hives or nettle rash. It can appear on one part of the […]

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Kidney stones

Kidney stones are small, hard mineral deposits that can form inside your kidneys or urinary tract. They can be caused by many factors and passing a kidney stone […]

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Intertrigo

Intertrigo is the fancy medical name for a rash that appears between the folds of the skin. It can show up in any skin folds that rub together […]

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Vitamin D Deficiency

Vitamin D, also known as the sunshine vitamin, is produced by the body when your skin is exposed to sunlight. It is also found naturally in some foods, […]

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Food Poisoning

Food poisoning is caused by eating contaminated food. In most cases, the food has been  contaminated either by bacteria, such as salmonella or E.coli, or a virus, such […]

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Jellyfish stings

Jellyfish can be a problem for people swimming, diving, or even wading in seawater. Although jellyfish are not a serious problem in Cyprus, you may still spot the […]

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Hypothyroidism

Hypothyroidism is the name for an underactive thyroid gland. This means that the thyroid gland can’t make enough thyroid hormone to keep the body running normally, so the […]

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Cystitis

Cystitis is an inflammation of the bladder, which is usually caused by a bacterial infection. You may feel pain or a burning sensation when urinating, or feel like […]

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Pityriasis rosea

Pityriasis rosea is quite a common skin condition. It is characterised by a skin rash of red, scaly patches on the body and can be very itchy. In […]

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Hay Fever

Now that spring has arrived, trees, shrubs and plants are in bloom all over the island, and one of the most common seasonal complaints we see at the […]

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