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Illnesses and conditions - Symptoms, causes and treatments of common illnesses and conditions. Includes injuries, infections and poisoning.
Symptoms and self-help - Information on common symptoms and what to do about them. Includes stomach ache, headache and rash.
Tests and treatments - What to expect from common tests and treatments and why you might need them. Includes medicine, surgery, blood test, biopsy and scan.
Healthy living - Advice and tools to help you look after yourself. Includes mental wellbeing, eating well, contraception, immunisation and help to stop smoking.
Care, support and rights - Accessing health and care in Scotland. Includes how to register with a GP practice and your rights when using services.
Scotland's Service Directory - Details of health and wellbeing services in Scotland. Includes GP practices, dental services and support groups.
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Every month we provide links to the most commonly requested topics
You may experience ongoing symptoms of coronavirus. Learn about the symptoms of long COVID, how to manage them and when to speak to your GP.
If you have back pain, there are exercises that you can do to help you move normally as you recover. Learn how to do these with our video tutorials.
Read about the causes of nosebleeds, how to treat them at home and when you should seek medical advice.
Every month we provide links to the most commonly asked questions
A stomach ache is a term often used to refer to cramps or a dull ache in the tummy (abdomen). It's usually short-lived and is often not serious. Learn about stomach ache treatments.
Leg cramp is a usually harmless condition where the leg muscles suddenly become tight and painful. Learn about possible causes of leg cramps and their treatment.
Chest pain can be caused by anything from muscle pain to a heart attack and should never be ignored. Find out what to do if you have chest pain and when to seek help.