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Symptom checker

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

Burns and scalds

Burns and scalds cause damage to skin usually from exposure to heat. Read more about the symptoms, treatment, and pain management options.

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Electric shocks and burns

An electric shock happens when someone touches an electrical energy source, often leading to a burn. Discover the causes symptoms, safety and treatments.

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Fire safety in your home

Staying warm indoors means watching out for fireplaces, candles and other fire hazards in your home. These simple tips should help keep you safe.

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Chemical burns – first aid and treatment

Many chemicals can cause serious burns to the skin, which should be treated as a medical emergency. Learn how to perform first aid for chemical burns.

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Heartburn

Heartburn is a feeling of burning pain or discomfort in the chest due to acid reflux. Find out about the triggers for heartburn and how to relieve it.

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Winter health hazards at home

Keeping warm indoors means watching out for heaters and other things that can cause burns and scalds. These simple tips should help to keep you safe.

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Erythromelalgia

Erythromelalgia is a rare skin condition which causes a burning pain and red skin usually on your hands or feet. Read more about erythromelalgia here.

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Nerve pain (neuralgia)

Nerve pain can feel like a shooting, stabbing or burning sensation. You can be treated with pain relief medicines, exercise and alternative therapies. Learn how to identify symptoms and manage nerve pain.

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Objects or chemicals in the eye

A piece of metal, dirt or chemicals in your eye can be annoying and often dangerous. Here’s what to do if you suspect something’s in your eye.

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Black eye

A black eye is a bruise in the tissues around the eye. It's a good idea to get it checked by a doctor to rule out more serious eye injuries.

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