Blood

    Inheriting sickle cell anaemia disorder – Inheriting sickle cell anaemia disorder

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    Getting an allergy test – Getting an allergy test

    If you suspect that you or your child may have an allergy, you can use NHS services to get your allergy diagnosed. This may involve having one...

    Malaria – Causes of malaria

    Malaria is caused by the Plasmodium parasite. The parasite can be spread to humans through the bites of infected mosquitoes. There are many different types...

    Lactose intolerance – Diagnosing lactose intolerance

    It's important to visit your GP if you think you or your child may have lactose intolerance, as the symptoms can be similar to other...

    Lactose intolerance – Introduction

    Lactose intolerance is a common digestive problem where the body is unable to digest lactose, a type of sugar mainly found in milk and...

    Lactose intolerance – Causes of lactose intolerance

    Lactose intolerance is usually the result of your body not producing enough lactase. Lactase is an enzyme (a protein that causes a chemical reaction to...

    Kidney cancer – Diagnosing kidney cancer

    In many cases, kidney cancer is diagnosed after routine scans and check-ups, as the condition doesn't always have obvious symptoms. Seeing your GP You should see a GP if...

    Kidney cancer – Introduction

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    Kawasaki disease – Complications of Kawasaki disease

    With prompt treatment, most children with Kawasaki disease make a full recovery. However, sometimes complications can develop. The complications associated with Kawasaki disease are mainly...

    Kawasaki disease – Treating Kawasaki disease

    Kawasaki disease is usually treated in hospital as it can cause serious complications. Treatment should begin as soon as possible. It may take longer for your...