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Bumps, knocks and bruises

Bumps, knocks and bruises are common injuries that everyone will experience from time to time. Read more about treatments for bumps, knocks and bruises.

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Bump, knock and bruise treatments

If you have a knock, bump or bruise there are a number of things you can do to help manage the condition.

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Limb injury symptoms

Trusted information about signs and symptoms of limb injuries, including strains, sprains, broken bones and bruises

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Black eye

A black eye is a bruise in the tissues around the eye. It’s a good idea to get it checked by a doctor in case it’s a symptom of a more serious eye injury.

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Ehlers-Danlos syndrome

People with Ehlers-Danlos have very loose joints and easily bruised or stretchy skin. Symptoms can be managed, but the risk of injury is increased.

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Facial injury

An injury to the face can be caused by almost anything, such as, falling over, cutting yourself shaving being struck in the face by an object, such as a ball or twig or being assaulted or hit.

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Meningococcal disease

Meningococcal disease is a serious infection caused by Meningococcus bacteria. It can develop quickly, and it can be fatal. Learn about the bacteria and how it’s spread, common symptoms and when to seek medical attention.

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Chest injuries

Chest injury is any injury to the chest area, between the neck and the abdomen. Learn about the signs of injury and treatments.

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Back injuries

Back injuries are very common, and often occur as a result of sudden movements, bumps, knocks or falls. Learn more about the signs of back injury and treatments.

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Meningitis symptoms

There are many different symptoms and after-effects of meningitis. If you are worried that you or someone you care for may have meningitis, you should see a doctor immediately. Here’s advice on when to seek medical attention.

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Spinal cord injuries

Trusted information about spinal cord injuries from leading Australian health organisations, including links to nontraumatic spinal cord injury.

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