Cellulitis is an inflammation of the skin and the tissues directly beneath it. It often affects the lower leg, but can occur on any part of the body.
Cholecystitis (gallbladder inflammation)
Cholecystitis is an inflammation of the gallbladder, often caused by gallstones. It can be very painful and usually needs prompt treatment. Learn more here.
Erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR) test
The erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR) test checks for inflammation where red blood cells clump together in the body.
C-reactive protein (CRP) test
The C-reactive protein test is a general blood test, which checks for infection or inflammation in the body.
Ulcerative colitis is a bowel disease that causes inflammation and redness in the digestive tract. There is no cure, but treatment can help.
Inflammation of the skin is commonly termed eczema or dermatitis. It can be effectively managed with treatment – find out how.
Causes of thyroid problems
The common causes of thyroid problems include autoimmune disease, certain medical treatments and inflammation of the thyroid. Learn more here.
Learn about appendicitis, an inflammation of the appendix, including possible causes, common symptoms and the main treatment options.
Joint injuries can be caused by dislocations or strains that force them out of position. Inflammation and swelling are signs of damage. Learn more.
Balanitis is an inflammation of the head of the penis that causes red and itchy skin. Learn more about its causes, treatments and prevention.