Helicobacter pylori - bacteria that can colonise the stomach under certain conditions and raise normal levels of acid.
A benign tumour or swelling of blood vessels, often appearing on the skin as a birthmark.
Bleeding into joint spaces.
A swelling caused by blood collecting in a body cavity.
A blood test that measures the percentage of the volume of whole blood that is made up of red blood cells.
A doctor who specialises in caring for people with disorders of the blood.
Blood in the urine.
A doctor who specialises in treating cancer of the blood and bone marrow.
A condition where the body contains too much iron.
A treatment for renal failure in which the blood is filtered outside the body to remove toxic substances that would normally be processed by the kidneys
The oxygen carrying pigment that is present in red blood cells.
A form of anaemia caused by premature destruction of red cells in the bloodstream.
A doctor who specialises in diagnosing diseases of the blood and bone marrow.
A hereditary disorder that causes very slow clotting of the blood, due to deficiency of a coagulation factor (either Factor VIII or Factor IX).
Coughing up blood, usually due to a severe infection of the respiratory tract
The internal or external loss of blood from a blood vessel.
Swollen blood vessel in the lining of the anus, also known as piles.
Swollen blood vessels around the anus, also known as piles.
A rare form of chronic leukaemia that occurs when too many abnormal white blood cells called B lymphocytes are produced. B lymphocytes have which have a hairy appearance under the microscope.
A harmless condition in which the tongue takes on a black or brown, furry appearance. It may be due to a disturbance of the normal mouth bacteria.
An abnormal outward projection of the big toe that usually results in the formation of a bunion.
A common childhood illness due to a viral infection that causes a raised temperature, sores in the mouth and a skin rash especially affecting the palms of the hands and soles of the feet. It is not related to foot and mouth disease of cattle and other animals.