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Symptom checker

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

Shingles

Shingles is a painful rash caused by the chickenpox virus. Here's how to recognise the symptoms and find the treatment that's best for you.

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Herpesvirus infections

Links to information about herpesvirus infections.

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Skin conditions

There are many different kinds of rashes and skin conditions. Some are quick and easy to treat, while others are chronic or more difficult to get rid of. Find out more here.

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Shingles — infographic

Shingles is a viral infection that causes a painful blistering rash. This infographic provides you with information on the symptoms, treatments and vaccination.

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Infectious diseases

There are many different kinds of infectious diseases. Find out about conditions such as shingles, chlamydia, measles, conjunctivitis, tonsillitis, bronchitis and more here.

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Nerve pain (neuralgia)

Nerve pain can feel like a shooting, stabbing or burning sensation. There are many ways to treat it, such as traditional pain relief medicines, exercise and alternative therapies. Learn how to identify symptoms and manage nerve pain.

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Peripheral nerve disorders

The peripheral nerves include the nerves outside your brain and spinal cord. When damaged, peripheral nerves can't communicate properly. Learn more about causes of peripheral nerve disorders on this page.

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Labyrinthitis

Labyrinthitis is an inflammation of the balancing centre in your inner ear. Here’s how it may come about, symptoms to look out for and treatment options.

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Multiple myeloma

Myeloma, or multiple myeloma, develops when plasma cells build up abnormally in the bone marrow. Know the options if you’re diagnosed with myeloma.

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Chickenpox (varicella)

Chickenpox is a mild and common childhood illness, but can also occur in adults. Here’s how to help ease symptoms and discomfort.

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