Can rosacea increase the risk of developing skin cancer?
There is no evidence to suggest that rosacea can increase the risk of developing skin cancer.
How are head lice diagnosed?
Head lice are diagnosed with a scalp examination for the lice or their eggs (nits), which are usually laid and attached to hair within 1.5cm of the scalp. You can also check by applying hair condition…
How are kidney stones diagnosed?
To work out if you have a kidney stone, your doctor may test a sample of your blood or urine to measure the levels of salts and minerals that typically contribute to stone formation. Urine can also be…
How can I avoid genital herpes?
The risk of getting genital herpes can be reduced by practising safe sex, which means using a barrier, such as a condom, when having sex. Consistent use of condoms will reduce the risk of contracting …
How is a bunion diagnosed?
Bunions can be easily identified by your doctor during an examination. Your doctor will look for a V-shaped protrusion from the side of your foot at the base of your big toe.
How is bowel (colon) cancer diagnosed?
Bowel cancer is diagnosed using procedures such as a colonoscopy or laparoscopy, as well as scans such as computerised tomography (CT) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI).
How is Haemophilus influenzae type B diagnosed?
Haemophilus influenzae type B is diagnosed by laboratory tests that detect the bacteria in tissue samples, such as the blood.
How is mumps diagnosed?
Your doctor will diagnose mumps by noting the symptoms, especially the enlarged salivary glands. That is usually enough, but blood tests (checking for the presence of the virus and for antibodies agai…
How is nappy rash treated?
The main form of treatment for nappy rash is home care ensuring that the skin is irritated as little as possible. If the nappy rash is severe, or there is infection of the skin, medicated creams such …
How is pneumonia diagnosed?
A doctor will diagnose pneumonia on the basis of a physical exam and test results. During a physical examination a doctor may use a stethoscope to listen for crackles or abnormal sounds caused by brea…
Is costochondritis serious?
Costochondritis is not serious. It will typically resolve itself. However, you will need to be tested to make sure the cause of your chest pain is not something serious, such as a heart problem.