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Gum Problems What to look for bleeding gums swollen, red gums. pain, loose teeth, and bad breath, which suggest periodontitis. extremely painful, inflamed gums coated with a gray-white mucus; The typical ‘western’ diet which is high in sugars and refined foods has caused gum problems to flourish. However, with the onset...

Groin Strain This is a strain in the groin area of the body (where the torso meets the legs). What to look for pain and stiffness in the groin region By definition, the groin is where your torso joins your legs. It is a place where a lot of...

Gout Gout is the inflammation of the joints caused by too much uric acid in the system What to look for sudden, intense pain in a joint usually the big toe swelling, inflammation, and a feeling that the joint is very hot. usually strikes unexpectedly and may recur Without warning and,...

Gonorrhoea Gonorrhoea is a bacterial infection of the genito-urinary tract and, occasionally, the rectum, pharynx, and eyes. What to look for a puslike discharge that may be yellowish, cloudy, green, white, or bloodstained. frequent need to urinate and burning while urinating. severe pelvic and lower ABDOMINAL_PAIN. constant urge to move bowels...

Goiter Goiter is an enlargement of the thyroid gland in the front of the neck. Associated with the overproduction or underproduction of thyroid hormones. What to look for swelling at the base of the neck If you have an overactive thyroid gland, you may also experience weight loss despite...

Glaucoma This is a condition where the pressure of the fluid in the eyeball builds up. What to look for Teary, aching eyes, blurred vision, occasional headaches. A sudden onset of severe throbbing pain, headaches, blurred vision, redness in the eye, dilated pupils, and sometimes nausea and vomiting. In infants,...

German Measles A common mild viral infection which occurs mainly in children. What to look for A child with German measles may not look or act sick, but symptoms may include: swollen glands. rash on the face and the neck; it spreads to the trunk and limbs loss of appetite, irritability,...

Genital Warts What to look for painless flesh-coloured or white growths on the vulva, anus, or penis that may develop a cauliflower-like appearance. growths that are itchy or mildly sore. sometimes there are no symptoms Women who are pregnant and people with weak immune systems are more susceptible to this...

Genital Herpes Genital Herpes is a highly contagious, sexually transmitted disease caused by a viral infection. What to look for numbness, tingling, itching or burning in the genitals. burning sensation while urinating or having intercourse. painful or frequent urination watery blisters in the genital area. This is a very common and highly...

Gastritis This is inflammation of the lining of the stomach. What to look for Some people do not have symptoms but if they do the symptoms are usually:- upper abdominal pain. nausea. vomiting. diarrhoea. loss of appetite. Gastritis is a general medical term for inflammation of the stomach lining. Attacks of acute (meaning that...

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