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Types of thermometer
Learn about digital thermometers and other different types of thermometers which you can use to take a child's temperature.
Most women have some symptoms during menopause. Some women will have only a few mild symptoms, but for others it is a distressing and difficult time.
A guide to hay fever
Hay fever, or allergic rhinitis, can be triggered by dust, grass and pollen. Learn about antihistamine medicines and other ways to manage symptoms, plus find out when an allergy test might be a good idea.
The most common symptoms include pain, stiffness or swelling in joints, skin rash, fever and tiredness.
Fever in children - infographic
When should a child with a fever see a doctor? How do I treat a fever at home? Answer these questions and more with this infographic about fever in children.
If you are exposed to prolonged cold conditions, whether outdoors or in an unheated house, you may get hypothermia. Learn more about its symptoms and how to prevent it.
Frostbite develops when your skin freezes after exposure to very low temperatures. You can greatly reduce your risk of frostbite if you prepare properly.
Ibuprofen is a type of anti-inflammatory pain reliever. It is a medicine that treats fever and pain caused by inflammation. It belongs to a group of medicines called non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, or NSAIDs.
Colds and flu treatments
If you have a cold or flu (influenza) there are a number of ways you can treat your symptoms, although most people will usually get better within 7-10 days without any treatment.
A high temperature is a normal response to infection and can be a common sign of a cold or flu. Learn about how to take a temperature reading and self-care advice.