Dilatation and curettage, a procedure involving widening the cervix to insert a spoon-shaped instrument to scrape out the contents or lining of the uterus.
A laboratory test that examines the blood-clotting mechanism of the body.
A set of symptoms similar to those of heart disease, including chest pain and shortness of breath, without underlying physical abnormalities. It is due to anxiety.
Infection of the tear duct.
A rare genetic disorder predominantly characterised by skin changes.
An inflammatory condition of two specific tendons that pass around the wrist as theyleave the forearm to enter the base of the thumb.
The part of the memory that stores facts and remembers what happened when and where.
A medication that helps to relieve congestion in the nose.
Obstruction of one of the deep veins, often in the calf, by a blood clot. Often abbreviated to DVT.
the removal of faeces from the body.
To restore normal heart rhythm in cases of cardiac arrest by giving a controlled electric shock.
Giving a controlled electric shock to restore normal heart rhythm in cases of cardiac arrest.
A device used for defibrillation, which involves giving a controlled electric shock to restore normal heart rhythm in cases of cardiac arrest.
Devices used for defibrillation, which involves giving a controlled electric shock to restore normal heart rhythm in cases of cardiac arrest.
Degeneration, or cell death, of a fibroid occurs when there is an insufficent blood supply to the fibroid.
Water deficiency in the body.
A pathological state of over-excitement and confusion.
A type of psychosis due to acute withdrawal of previously heavy alcohol consumption and featuring confusion, hallucinations, disorientation and agitation.
Decline in mental capacity, brain functioning and memory that affects day-to-day living.
Disruption of brain function caused by abnormal protein deposits in brain cells. Leads to trembling and muscle stiffness, as well as memory loss.
The loss of the myelin sheath that insulates nerves.
Feelings of sadness, hopelessness and a loss of interest in life, combined with a sense of reduced emotional well-being
Self-induced skin lesions.
A chronic skin disease in which clusters of tiny, red, very itchy blisters occur, most often on the back, elbows, knees buttocks and scalp. It is believed to be related to coeliac disease.