A-Z Health Conditions

There are many health conditions that can affect us all at one time or another. While your symptoms may be minor, you might find yourself in some pain or discomfort, and it could even be having an impact on your day-to-day life. The good news is, Pharmacy+Health offer consultation services and advice on effective potential treatments that can help relieve your symptoms.

 

Below, you can find detailed and useful information about some of the most common health conditions to help you understand your symptoms and the treatment options for you. You can then book your Pharmacy+Health consultation with one of our highly trained pharmacists to discuss your next steps.

Conditions

  • Acid Reflux

    Acid Reflux

    Acid reflux is a burning sensation caused by stomach acid travelling up the throat. There are effective treatments available over-the-counter that reduce the amount of acid in the stomach, including esomeprazole, rabeprazole and lansoprazole.

  • Acne

    Acne

    A common skin condition, acne causes spots and can make the skin painful or hot to the touch. You can improve your symptoms with treatments such as the antibiotic clindamycin, tretinoin cream or azelaic acid.

  • Ear Wax Removal

    Blocked or Painful Ear Wax

    A blocked ear can be uncomfortable, affecting your hearing and causing earache. Our team of healthcare professionals can carry out microsuction ear wax removal – a quick, safe and painless procedure to remove ear wax buildup.

  • Cold Sores

    Find out more about Cold Sores, a common and painful skin condition.

  • Dermatitis

    Dermatitis refers to inflammation of the skin. It can cause the skin to become red, painful and itchy. Our qualified team can recommend medicated treatments to effectively relieve your symptoms, including betamethasone valerate steroid cream.

  • Earache & Ear Infection

    Earache and ear pain is a sharp, dull, or burning pain in one or both ears. The pain may last a short time or be ongoing. It can be painful, but is not usually a sign of anything serious

  • Eczema

    Eczema

    Eczema is a condition that causes the skin to become dry, itchy, inflamed and sore. There are several effective eczema treatment options available at our pharmacy, including moisturising emollients, steroid creams, antibiotics and fungal treatments.

  • Fungal Skin Infections

    Common fungal infections, such as athlete’s foot and ringworm, can cause irritation and discomfort. Our qualified healthcare professionals will assess your symptoms to suggest a suitable and effective treatment, such as miconazole or hydrocortisone cream.

  • Hay Fever

    Hay fever is a common allergic reaction to pollen at certain times of year. We offer treatments that quickly relieve your symptoms, including antihistamines like fexofenadine and effective nasal sprays containing fluticasone, azelastine or beclomethasone.

  • Headache & Migraine

    Headaches and migraines can cause discomfort in the head or face. Our team can suggest effective treatments to relieve your symptoms, including paracetamol for mild head pain, and stronger migraine-specific medication like sumatriptan and almotriptan.

  • IBS Gut Health

    Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) affects the digestive system causing diarrhoea, constipation and stomach pain. From laxatives to anti-diarrhoea medication, talk to our highly trained pharmacy team to find an IBS treatment that works for you.

  • Impetigo Skin Infection

    Impetigo is a common skin infection caused by bacteria (germs). Sores can appear around the mouth or nose, neck, hands or diaper area. It usually takes 10 days for sores to appear after someone is exposed to group A strep bacteria.