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Symptom checker

Our Symptom checker provides clinical advice on what to do next based on your symptoms.

Earache

Earache is common and it's often the result of an ear infection. Find out what causes a ear pain, how to treat a sore ear to provide relief.

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Ear wax

Ear wax (cerumen) is produced by tiny glands in the ear canal and helps keep the ears clean. Find out how to treat a build-up of ear wax.

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Otitis media (middle ear infection)

Otitis media (middle ear infection) is common and often disappears by itself. Know how to recognise the symptoms and when it might need treatment.

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Tonsil stones

Tonsil stones are small lumps of hardened material that form in the tonsils when debris builds up. Learn about 'tonsilloliths' symptoms and treatment.

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Fluid from the ear

Fluid from your ear is usually just ear wax, but sometimes it can indicate illness or injury. Read more here about the causes and treatments.

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Temporomandibular joint dysfunction

Pain in the jaw or 'locking' of the jaw can be symptoms of temporomandibular joint disorder, or TMJ. Learn more about TMJ symptoms and treatments.

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Physical examination by a doctor

A doctor may need to examine your body to help them diagnose an injury, illness or condition. Before the examination, the doctor must obtain your consent and explain what they are doing.

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Ears

The ears have 2 roles – hearing and balance. Find out about the structures in the ears, how they work, problems that can affect the ears and how to care for your ears.

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Measles

Measles is a highly infectious viral disease, spread from person to person via droplets in the air. Learn about the symptoms and why vaccination is essential.

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