Conditions Finder

More and more people in Norfolk and surrounding areas are living with long term conditions, such as diabetes and heart disease. You may have just been diagnosed with a long term condition and want to read some information about what that means for you or you may want some quick information to manage a short term health issue. Either way you will find the information that you need here.

You can search for a range of health conditions in the A-Z listing below. The conditions pages will also link you to the services that NCH&C provide that are related to that condition.

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Meta Keywords starting with G
GAD
Anxiety Anxiety is a feeling of unease, such as worry or fear, that can be mild or severe.
Gangrene
Pressure ulcers Pressure ulcers, also sometimes known as bedsores or pressure sores, are a type of injury that affects areas of the skin and underlying tissue. They are caused when the affected area of skin is placed under too much pressure.
Gastroenteritis
Diarrhoea Diarrhoea is passing loose or watery faeces more than three times a day. It affects almost everyone from time to time and is usually nothing to worry about.
Norovirus Norovirus, better known as the winter vomiting bug, is the most common stomach bug in the UK, affecting people of all ages.
Gastrostomy
Gastroscopy A gastroscopy is a medical procedure during which a thin, flexible tube called an endoscope is used to look inside the stomach. It is also known as an endoscopy.
GCS
Head injury The National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) defines a head injury as any trauma to the head other than shallow injuries on the surface of the face.
General anaesthetic
Anaesthesia Anaesthesia means "loss of sensation". Medications that cause anaesthesia are called anaesthetics.
Generalised anxiety disorder
Anxiety Anxiety is a feeling of unease, such as worry or fear, that can be mild or severe.
Genetic disorder
Down's syndrome Down’s syndrome affects a baby's normal physical development and causes moderate to severe learning difficulties. It is a lifelong condition that develops when a baby is still in the womb (uterus).
Genital herpes
Sexually transmitted infections (STIs) Sexually transmitted infections (STIs) are diseases passed on from one person to another through unprotected sex (sex without a condom)
Genital warts
Sexually transmitted infections (STIs) Sexually transmitted infections (STIs) are diseases passed on from one person to another through unprotected sex (sex without a condom)
German measles
Rubella Rubella (also known as German measles) is a viral infection that used to be common in children. Rubella is usually a mild infection.
Gestational diabetes
Diabetes Diabetes is a long-term condition caused by too much glucose, a type of sugar, in the blood. It is also known as diabetes mellitus.
Glasgow Coma Scale
Head injury The National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) defines a head injury as any trauma to the head other than shallow injuries on the surface of the face.
Glucose
Diabetes Diabetes is a long-term condition caused by too much glucose, a type of sugar, in the blood. It is also known as diabetes mellitus.
Gonorrhoea
Sexually transmitted infections (STIs) Sexually transmitted infections (STIs) are diseases passed on from one person to another through unprotected sex (sex without a condom)
Gout
Bunion A bunion is a bony deformity of the joint at the base of the big toe. This joint is known as the metatarsophalangeal (MTP) joint. The medical name for a bunion is hallux valgus.
Gut
Clostridium difficile (C.diff) Clostridium difficile (C. difficile) are bacteria that are present naturally in the gut of around two-thirds of children and 3% of adults.

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