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Abdominal aortic aneurysm screening

  

Abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) screening is a way of detecting a dangerous swelling (aneurysm) of the aorta.

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Abdominoplasty

  

An abdominoplasty is cosmetic surgery to improve the shape of the abdomen

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Acupuncture

  

Acupuncture is a treatment derived from ancient Chinese medicine.

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Back pain

  

Back pain is a common problem that affects most people at some point in their life.

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Balanitis (Adults)

  

Balanitis is a skin irritation on the head of the penis

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Blepharoplasty

  

Blepharoplasty is the plastic surgery operation for correcting defects, deformities, and disfigurations of the eyelids.

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Breast screening

  

Mammography is routinely offered to women over 50.

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Bunion – hallux valgus

  

A bunion is a bony deformity of the joint at the base of the big toe. The medical name is hallux valgus.

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Carpal tunnel syndrome

  

Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) is a relatively common condition that causes a tingling sensation, numbness and sometimes pain in the hand and fingers.

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Cataract Removal in Adults

  

Cataract surgery is a procedure used to treat cataracts, where changes in the lens of the eye cause cloudy, blurry, or misty vision.

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Cervical lymphadenopathy

  

Cervical lymphadenopathy refers to lymphadenopathy of the cervical lymph nodes (the glands in the neck).

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Chalazion

  

A chalazion also known as a meibomian gland lipogranuloma, is a cyst in the eyelid that is caused by inflammation of a blocked meibomian gland.

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Circumcision (Adult)

  

Male circumcision is the surgical removal of the foreskin

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Community ENT Clinic

  

Information about the services provided by our community ENT specialties

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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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DEXA Scanning

  

A DEXA scan is a special type of X-ray that measures bone mineral density (BMD).

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Discharging Ear

  

A range of features help differentiate the causes of ear discharges.

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Dupuytrens disease

  

Dupuytren’s contracture (Dupuytren's disease) is a condition that affects the hands and fingers.

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Dysphagia

  

Dysphagia is the medical term for the symptom of difficulty in swallowing. A

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Elbow pain

  

Arm pain is common and usually caused by an injury or fall.

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Epistaxis

  

Nosebleed, also known as a epistaxis, is the common occurrence of bleeding from the nose.

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Face lifts and brow lifts

  

A facelift (rhytidectomy) is cosmetic surgery to lift up and pull back the skin to make the face tighter and smoother.

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Facial Blushing or Sweating

  

Endoscopic thoracic sympathectomy is the cutting of nerve signals to stop blushing.

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Foot pain

  

Foot pain is a common problem with a wide range of possible causes.

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Fractured Nose

  

A nose fracture is a break in the bone or cartilage over the bridge, or in the sidewall or septum .

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Ganglion

  

A ganglion cyst is a fluid-filled swelling that usually develops near a joint or tendon.

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Gynaecomastia

  

Gynaecomastia is a common condition that causes boys' and men's breasts to swell and become larger than normal.

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Haematuria

  

Finding blood in your urine can be very frightening and must be investigated by a doctor, but it's not usually a sign of anything life-threatening.

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Haemorrhoidectomy

  

A haemorrhoidectomy is an operation to remove haemorrhoids.

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Hernia – Inguinal Hernia in Adults

  

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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Hip pain (adults)

  

Most cases of hip pain in adults that are treated with surgery are caused by osteoarthritis, the most common type of arthritis in the UK.

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Hoarseness

  

Hoarseness is a subjective term and usually refers to a weak or altered voice.

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Hydrocoele (adult)

  

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

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Kidney stones

  

Kidney stone disease is when a solid piece of material (kidney stone) occurs in the urinary tract.

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Knee arthroscopy

  

An arthroscopy is a type of keyhole surgery used both to diagnose and treat problems with joints.

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Knee instability

  

Information regarding Knee instability

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Knee pain (adults)

  

Joint pain is a very common problem with many possible causes - but it's usually a result of injury or arthritis.

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Leg ulcers

  

Management of ulcers on legs

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Lymphoedema

  

Lymphoedema referral details

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Macular problems

  

A range of problems can affect the macula.

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Neck Lumps

  

Most lumps and swellings under the skin are harmless and can be left alone.

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Neck pain

  

Neck pain or a stiff neck is a common problem and generally nothing to worry about.

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NHS Eye Care Services

  

The new NHS Eye Care Service is now fully operational and started receiving patients from 3rd June

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Otalgia

  

Otalgia is defined as ear pain.

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Overactive Bladder

  

Overactive bladder is a problem with bladder-storage function that causes a sudden urge to urinate. The urge may be difficult to stop, and overactive bladder may lead to the involuntary loss of urine (incontinence).

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Penile Implants

  

A penile implant is a medical device that is custom-fit and surgically placed into a penis.

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Phimosis

  

Phimosis is a condition in where the foreskin of the penis is too tight to be pulled back to reveal the glans.

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Physiotherapy services – MSK

  

Physiotherapy helps to restore movement and function when someone is affected by injury, illness or disability. It can also help to reduce your risk of injury or illness in the future.

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Pinnaplasty

  

A pinnaplasty is a procedure to alter the appearance of ears.

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Prostate specific antigen

  

Prostate-specific antigen, or PSA, is a protein produced by cells of the prostate gland.

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Prosthetic Limbs

  

After an amputation, you may be able to have a prosthetic limb fitted.

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Rectal bleeding

  

Rectal bleeding (bleeding from the bottom) is often noticed as small amounts of bright-red blood on toilet paper.

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Retinal vein occlusion

  

Retinal vein occlusion is one of the most common causes of sudden painless unilateral loss of vision.

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Rheumatology

  

Rheumatologists are doctors who investigate, diagnose, manage and rehabilitate patients with disorders of the musculoskeletal system.

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Rhinitis

  

Allergic rhinitis is inflammation of the inside of the nose caused by an allergen.

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Sepsis Guidance

  

Sepsis - overwhelming infection requiring urgent treatment

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Shoulder pain

  

Shoulder pain is a common problem with a number of different causes. It's often a symptom of another problem.

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Snoring in Adults

  

Snoring is caused by the vibration of the soft tissue in your head and neck as you breathe in.

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Squint (adults)

  

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

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Tattoo removal

  

Information regarding tattoo removal

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Tinnitus

  

Tinnitus is the term for hearing sounds that come from inside your body, rather than from an outside source.

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Tissue Viability Team

  

The Tissue Viability Nurse Team can help with ulcers and difficult wounds.

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Tonsillectomy

  

Surgery to remove the tonsils is known as a tonsillectomy.

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Trigger finger – adults

  

Trigger finger is a condition that affects one or more of the hand's tendons, making it difficult to bend the affected finger or thumb.

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Umbilical hernia

  

An umbilical hernia appears as a painless lump in or near the navel (belly button).

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Varicose veins

  

Varicose veins are swollen and enlarged veins – usually blue or dark purple – that usually occur on the legs.

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Vasectomy

  

Vasectomy is a surgical procedure for male sterilization or permanent contraception.

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Vertigo

  

Vertigo is the sensation that you, or the environment around you, is moving or spinning.

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Vestibular Schwannoma

  

An acoustic neuroma is a type of non-cancerous (benign) brain tumour.

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