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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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Limb injuries

A limb injury is any injury to a limb, such as a leg or arm, or to their toes and fingers. Find out more about limb injuries and its many causes.

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Limb injury treatments

Trusted information about limb injury self care and treatment options, including when to seek medical attention

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Limb numbness

Numbness in the limbs is common, especially if you’ve been sitting or sleeping awkwardly. If the numbness continues over a long period, you should see a doctor.

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Head injuries

The most common causes of head injuries are falls, assaults and car accidents. Find out more about the symptoms and treatments here.

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Head injury symptoms

Trusted information about head injury signs and symptoms, and when to seek medical attention.

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Knee pain

Knee pain is a common problem with a number of causes. Read about risk factors, symptoms, treatments and diagnosis.

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Fractures

A bone fracture can be caused by trauma, such as a sports injury or fall. Fractures can also be caused by minor injuries in conditions that weaken the bone.

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Hip dysplasia

Hip dysplasia is usually detected in babies, but adolescents and adults may also experience symptoms. Find out more about the disorder here.

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Spider bites

Bitten by a spider? Not sure what to do? This article explains the best first aid treatment depending on the type of spider involved.

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