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Abnormal uterine bleeding

  

There are many different causes of abnormal bleeding, sometimes between periods. Some may not be anything to worry about however below are some management guidelines.

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Bronchiolitis

  

Bronchiolitis is a generally self limiting viral illness characterised by a prodrome of coryza, prior to cough and often wheeze.

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Community Gynae Clinics

  

Information about the services provided by our community gynaecologists.

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Continence Services

  

Continence Services are specialist teams providing support and medical advice for people with bowel or bladder incontinence.

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Dilatation and Curettage for Menorrhagia

  

Dilation (or dilatation) and curettage (D&C) refers to the dilation (widening/opening) of the cervix and surgical removal of part of the lining of the uterus and/or contents of the uterus by scraping and scooping (curettage).

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Enuresis

  

Bedwetting (nocturnal enuresis) can be worrying and frustrating, but it's common for children to accidentally wet the bed during the night.

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Female genital mutilation

  

Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) is the partial or total removal of external female genitalia for nonmedical reasons. It is also known as female circumcision, cutting or sunna.

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Fertility problems

  

Infertility is defined as 'failing to get pregnant after two years of regular unprotected sex'.

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Fever in Under 5’s

  

Sometimes a high temperature in children is associated with more serious signs and symptoms, such as: breathlessness. vomiting. rash. fits or seizures.

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Gait problems (children)

  

Human gait refers to locomotion achieved through the movement of human limbs.

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Health Visitors

  

Health visitors offers a professional, family centred service for all families with children from birth until entering school.

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Hydrocoele (children)

  

A hydrocele denotes a pathological accumulation of serous fluid in a body cavity.

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Inguinal hernia (children)

  

A hernia occurs when an internal part of the body pushes through a weakness in the muscle or surrounding tissue wall.

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Jaundice (neonatal)

  

Jaundice is a term used to describe the yellowing of the skin and the whites of the eyes.

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Milk intolerance

  

Lactose intolerance is a common digestive problem where the body is unable to digest lactose, a type of sugar mainly found in milk and dairy products.

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Miscarriage

  

Current or threatened miscarriage

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Ophthalmic cyst (children)

  

A chalazion, also known as a meibomian cyst, is a common condition affecting the eyelid.

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Phimosis (children)

  

Phimosis is a condition where the foreskin is too tight to be pulled back over the head of the penis.

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Plagiocephaly

  

Plagiocephaly is a disorder that affects a baby’s skull making the back or side appear flattened.

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Polycystic ovarian syndrome PCOS

  

PCOS is a common ovarian endocrine disorder, which is often complicated by chronic anovulatory sub-fertility and hyperandrogenism.

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Prolapse

  

Treatment of female genital prolapse

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Ptosis (children)

  

Ptosis is a drooping or falling of the upper eyelid.

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Red eye (children)

  

A red eye can be alarming, but can be a sign of a minor eye condition, such as conjunctivitis or a burst blood vessel.

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Safeguarding children

  

Information regarding the safeguarding of children in Coventry and Rugby.

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School Health & Wellbeing

  

School nurses work across education and health, providing a link between school, home and the community.

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Sepsis Guidance

  

Sepsis - overwhelming infection requiring urgent treatment

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Snoring (children)

  

If your child snores, it may be caused by an underlying problem with their airways, such as enlarged tonsils.

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Speech and language therapy

  

Speech and Language Therapists support children’s speech, language and communication.

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Squint (pre-school)

  

A squint (strabismus) is a condition where the eyes point in different directions.

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Tongue tie

  

Tongue-tie is a problem affecting some babies with a tight piece of skin between the underside of their tongue and the floor of their mouth.

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Undescended testes

  

Undescended testicles are a common childhood condition where a boy's testicles are not in their usual place in the scrotum.

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