About haemorrhoids Haemorrhoids, also known as piles, are swellings containing enlarged blood vessels that are found inside or around the bottom (the rectum and anus). In many cases, haemorrhoids don’t cause symptoms, and some people don’t even realise they have them. However, when symptoms do occur, they may include: bleeding after passing a stool (the blood is […]


About kidney stones Kidney stones can develop in one or both kidneys and most often affect people aged 30 to 60. They’re quite common, with around three in 20 men and up to two in 20 women developing them at some stage of their lives. The medical term for kidney stones is nephrolithiasis, and if they cause severe […]


Testicular cancer is a relatively rare form of cancer that occurs in the testicles, which are the male reproductive organs responsible for producing sperm and testosterone. Here is some information about testicular cancer: Causes The exact cause of testicular cancer is often unknown, but certain risk factors may increase the likelihood of developing the condition, […]


Appendicitis is a condition characterized by inflammation of the appendix, a small, finger-like organ located in the lower right abdomen. It is a common abdominal emergency that requires prompt medical attention. Here is some information about appendicitis: Causes: The exact cause of appendicitis is often unclear, but it can occur due to various factors, including: […]


Arthritis is a broad term that refers to inflammation and stiffness in the joints. There are many types of arthritis, but the two most common forms are osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. Here is some information about these types of arthritis: Types of arthritis The two most common types of arthritis are: osteoarthritis arthritis Osteoarthritis Osteoarthritis […]


Asthma is a common long-term condition that can cause coughing, wheezing, chest tightness and breathlessness. The severity of these symptoms varies from person to person. Asthma can be controlled well in most people most of the time, although some people may have more persistent problems. Occasionally, asthma symptoms can get gradually or suddenly worse. This […]