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.

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
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Weight gain
Obesity Obesity is when a person is carrying too much body fat for their height and sex. A person is considered obese if they have a body mass index (BMI) of 30 or greater.
Weight loss
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.
Welts
Nettle rash Urticaria (also known as hives, welts or nettle rash) is a raised, itchy rash that appears on the skin. The rash can be limited to one part of the body or spread across large areas of the body.
Whiplash
Back pain Back pain is common and affects most people at some point in their life. It usually feels like an ache, tension or stiffness in your back.
Whiteheads
Acne Acne is a common skin condition that affects most people at some point. It causes spots to develop on the skin, usually on the face, back and chest.
Windpipe
Tracheostomy A tracheostomy is a surgical procedure where the surgeon creates an opening in the neck at the front of the windpipe (trachea).
Winter vomiting
Norovirus Norovirus, better known as the winter vomiting bug, is the most common stomach bug in the UK, affecting people of all ages.
Wisdom teeth
Toothache Toothache is pain around the teeth and jaw that is usually caused by dental problems such as tooth decay.

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