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Electric shock and burn symptoms
Trusted information about electric shock and burn symptoms, including how to stay safe and what to do if someone near you receives an electric shock
Electric shocks and burns
Trusted information about electric shocks and burns, including what it is, causes, symptoms, safety, treatments and self-care
Toxic shock syndrome
Toxic shock syndrome (TSS) occurs when a bacteria releases toxins into the body’s bloodstream. It's very rare but often associated with tampon use.
Electric shock and burn treatments
Trusted information about electric shock and burn treatment, including what to do in an emergency situation and advice on what to do while waiting for the ambulance
How to get the most out of your doctor's appointment
To get the most out of your medical appointments, and to avoid 'bill shock', use these handy tips. Because you're the boss when it comes to your health.
An external cardioversion is a procedure to treat an abnormal heart rhythm. It involves connecting you to a defibrillator machine that gives a controlled electric shock to make your heart beat normally again.
It is likely that you will feel shocked and a bit shaken after a fall, but staying calm will help you to gather your thoughts and remember what to do. Find how to treat a fall.
You could have Parkinson’s disease symptoms in your 30s or 40s and not know it
It was a shock when Michael J. Fox was diagnosed with Parkinson's at 29. But it's believed that 1 in 10 people with the neurological disease is young. Here's what you need to know about the early signs of Parkinson's.
It can be difficult to know if a sting from a plant is dangerous or not. This article explains the best first aid treatment depending on the plant involved.