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Accidents and injuries

Injuries can be caused by small incidents to major accidents. Learn about causes, symptoms and treatments, as well as how to be prepared with a good first aid kit.

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Bumps, knocks and bruises

Bumps, knocks and bruises are common injuries. Read about related symptoms, when to see a doctor, treatment options and possible complications.

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Mouth and tongue cuts

Cuts to the mouth and tongue can happen after a fall or knock to the head. Most are minor and heal on their own, but some may require medical treatment.

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Limb injuries

A limb injury is harm to limbs including arms, legs, fingers, or toes. Find out more about limb injuries, infection, treatment and prevention.

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Head injuries

Head injuries can be serious, even if they're not visible. Read about signs and symptoms, as severe head injuries always need to be seen by a doctor.

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Back injuries

Back injuries can happen as a result of sudden movements, falls or accidents. Learn to recognise symptoms that could indicate a severe back injury.

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Chest injuries

Chest injury is any injury to the chest area, between the neck and the abdomen. Learn about the signs of injury and treatments.

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Facial injuries

An injury to the face can be caused by almost anything, including falling over, cutting yourself shaving or being struck in the face by an object.

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Needlestick injuries

Needlestick injuries can be prevented with safe handling and careful disposal of sharps. Learn what to do if you find a syringe or are injured.

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Dental injury

The most common cause of a dental injury is a fall or playing sport. It can also happen from eating something hard. Learn more here.

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