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Self Help

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Not sure if you need to see a doctor?

If you are suffering with such illnesses as sore throat, ear ache, constipation or even the common cold. It may not always be necessary to visit a doctor.

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.

Common ailments that can be self managed :

Please click here for self help videos from Better Care Together - Morecambe Bay

NHS Advice and Guidance for Children

Lancashire North CCG - Child Health

Back pain

NHS Choices

Cold sores

NHS Choices

Common Cold

NHS Choices

Conjunctivitis

NHS Choices

pdfInformation Leaflet

Constipation

NHS Choices

Cough

NHS Choices

pdf Information Leaflet

Diarrhoea

NHS Choices

Dysmenorrhoea (painful periods)

NHS Choices

Earache

NHS Choices

Haemorrhoids

NHS Choices  

Hayfever

NHS Choices

Head lice

NHS Choices

Headache

NHS Choices

Heartburn & Indigestion

NHS Choices

Influenza

NHS Choices

pdf Information Leaflet

Insect bites

NHS Choices

Migraine

NHS Choices

Muscular pain

NHS Choices

Nappy rash

NHS Choices

Nasal congestion

NHS Choices

Sinusitis

pdf Information Leaflet

Sore throat

NHS Choices

pdf Information Leaflet

Sprains and strains

NHS Choices

Thrush

NHS Choices

Warts and Verrucas

NHS Choices

Please click here for further information on self-care.


 
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