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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Counselling Counselling is a type of talking therapy or psychological therapy. It involves talking to a counsellor about your problems.
Talking therapy
Psychotherapy Psychotherapy is a type of therapy used to treat emotional problems and mental health conditions. It involves talking to a trained therapist, either one-to-one, in a group or with your wife, husband or partner.
BCG (tuberculosis) vaccination The Bacillus Calmette-Guérin (BCG) vaccine provides protection against tuberculosis (TB). TB is an infection caused by a bacterium called mycobacterium tuberculosis.
Tuberculosis (TB) Tuberculosis (TB) is a bacterial infection. It is spread through inhaling tiny droplets of saliva from the coughs or sneezes of an infected person.
Dental decay Tooth decay, also known as dental decay or dental caries, is when acids in your mouth dissolve the outer layers of your teeth.
Toothache Toothache is pain around the teeth and jaw that is usually caused by dental problems such as tooth decay.
Temporary paralysis
Guillain-Barre syndrome Guillain-Barré (pronounced Ghee-lan Bar-ray) syndrome is a rare but serious condition of the peripheral nervous system. It is named after two of three French doctors who first described the condition in 1916, Georges Charles Guillain and Jean-Alexander Barré.
Sports injuries Playing sport and doing regular exercise is good for your health, but sometimes you can injure yourself.
Abortion An abortion is the medical process of ending a pregnancy so that it does not result in the birth of a baby.
Terry's nails
Nail abnormalities Fingernail or toenail abnormalities can tell you a lot about your health. They're often a sign of a fungal nail infection or injury, but can sometimes indicate a more serious underlying disease.
The clap
Gonorrhoea Gonorrhoea is a sexually transmitted infection (STI) caused by bacteria called Neisseria gonorrhoeae or gonococcus. It used to be known as "the clap".
Cholesterol Cholesterol is a fatty substance known as a lipid and is vital for the normal functioning of the body. It is mainly made by the liver but can also be found in some foods we eat.
Transient ischaemic attack A transient ischaemic attack (TIA), or 'mini-stroke', is caused by a temporary fall in the blood supply to part of the brain, leading to a lack of oxygen to the brain. This can cause symptoms that are similar to a stroke, although they don’t last as long.
Tourette's syndrome Tourette’s syndrome is a condition affecting the brain and nervous system (a neurological condition) that is characterised by involuntary, random sounds and movements, known as tics.
Tinea pedis
Athlete's foot Athlete’s foot is a common condition caused by a fungal infection. An itchy red rash develops in the spaces between your toes.
Hearing impairment Hearing impairment, or deafness, is when your hearing is affected by a condition or injury. Some people are born with a hearing loss while others may develop it as they get older.
Hepatitis C Hepatitis C is a virus that can infect and damage the liver.
Ingrown toenail An ingrown toenail occurs when the sides of the toenail grow into the surrounding skin. The toenail curls and pierces the skin, which becomes red, swollen and tender.
Toothache Toothache is pain around the teeth and jaw that is usually caused by dental problems such as tooth decay.
Tracheostomy A tracheostomy is a surgical procedure where the surgeon creates an opening in the neck at the front of the windpipe (trachea).
Transient ischaemic attack
Stroke A stroke is a serious medical condition that occurs when the blood supply to part of the brain is cut off.
Parkinsons disease Parkinson’s disease is a condition in which part of the brain becomes progressively more damaged over many years (a progressive neurological condition).
Treponema pallidum
Syphilis Syphilis is a bacterial infection that is usually passed on through having sex with someone who is infected.
Sexually transmitted infections (STIs) Sexually transmitted infections (STIs) are diseases passed on from one person to another through unprotected sex (sex without a condom)
Tubal occlusion
Female sterilisation Female sterilisation is an effective form of contraception that permanently prevents a woman from being able to get pregnant.
Type 1
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.
Type 2
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.

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