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Self Help

coldSELF-HELP DIRECTORY - www.selfhelp.org.uk 

Over 200 self-help groups offering support to patients and their carers across Nottinghamshire and over 100 useful contact organisations to assist with independence and increase self care.

ALTERNATIVE THERAPIES

Therapy Directory -  For a look at alternative forms of theraputic treatments.

Rehab 4 Addiction is a free and confidential helpline for people suffering from drug and alcohol addiction. Tel: 0800 140 1690


COMMON AILMENTS

We are keen to help patients improve on self help and hope that the following information will offer some insight into that.

Take a look and see if you can improve your own understanding of your health and well-being! Please encourage others to look here too.

Here is a list of ailments that can be safely self managed. You will see that you can take a look via the hyperlink at the other websites which can offer you further information about managing your condition.

Remember Pharmacy First can also help with the treatment of certain minor ailments rather than making an appointment at the surgery. Pharmacy First Patient Leaflet 

Common ailments that can be self managed :

Back pain

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Cold sores

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Common Cold

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Conjunctivitis

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Constipation

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Cough

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Diarrhoea

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Dysmenorrhoea (painful periods)

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Earache

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Haemorrhoids

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Hayfever

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Head lice

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Headache

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Heartburn & Indigestion

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Influenza

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Insect bites

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Migraine

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Nasal congestion

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Nappy rash

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Sore throat

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Sinusitis

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Sprains and strains

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Thrush

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Warts and Verrucas

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