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    Common Problems in Pregnancy Conditions

    If you have a tendency to varicose veins in your legs then you may also have a tendency to piles. Piles are made worse by constipation, when you are pushing more, and by later pre...

    Breast Uplift (Mastopexy) Conditions

    The extra weight of the silicone implants may accelerate the return of the droopiness of the breasts and in any event there is a tendency for the breast to sink downwards as time goes by. You...

    Cirrhosis Conditions

    There may be an inherited (genetic) tendency. Women who are heavy drinkers seem to be more prone than men to cirrhosis. Hepatitis C and cirrhosis Persistent (chronic) infection with th...

    Common Postoperative Complications Conditions

    It is also more common if you have a tendency to bleed easily or clot poorly, and more likely if you are on anticoagulant medicine (which is used to prevent blood clots).

    Ankylosing Spondylitis Conditions

    It is thought that something may trigger AS to develop in people who have an inherited tendency to develop AS, and the gene HLA-B27 provides a strong tendency. As yet, the trigger is...

    Obstructive Sleep Apnoea Syndrome Conditions

    They all increase the tendency of the narrowing in the throat at night to be worse than normal. Overweight and obesity, particularly if you have a thick neck, as the extra fat in the ne...

    Retinal Vein Occlusion Conditions

    Smoking: this increases the blood's clotting tendency, in addition to worsening the 'hardening' and narrowing of arteries. Other risk factors Having a blood clotting...

    Vomiting Blood (Haematemesis) Conditions

    Some types of bleeding from the upper gut The type of bleeding is sometimes described as follows: Dark blood .

    Cataracts Conditions

    Things are made worse by a gradual tendency for the lens to discolour with age, acquiring a brownish tinge which can affect colour vision, and can also make reading less clear.

    Osler-Weber-Rendu Syndrome Conditions

    Tiredness, weakness and feeling faint (symptoms of anaemia caused by bleeding inside your body). Abnormal blood vessels in the liver may cause increased blood flow in the liver...

    Haematospermia Professional

    In late stages of malignant hypertension (always check blood pressure). [ 6 , 7 ] With any bleeding tendencies (inquire about spontaneous bruising or abnormal bleeding)...

    Ulcerative Colitis Conditions

    Ulcers that occur in ulcerative colitis develop in the large intestine and have a tendency to bleed. The inflammation and ulcers in the large intestine cause the common symptoms of diarrho...

    Primary Biliary Cholangitis Conditions

    It is not clear why this happens: Some people seem to have a tendency to develop autoimmune diseases. Their immune systems are more readily triggered into attacking parts of their own b...

    Scleroderma (Systemic Sclerosis) Conditions

    There is probably an inherited tendency to develop it. It is more common in people who have a family member with systemic sclerosis.

    Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome Conditions

    Unexplained tummy pains, constipation and irritable bowel syndrome. Tendency to nausea. Anxiety and depression and panic attacks. Problems with passing urine.

    Male Breast Reduction for Gynaecomastia Conditions

    Additional information will be needed at this consultation regarding overall health, chest size and body shape, previous chest surgery, any bleeding tendencies and healing capabiliti...

    Common Problems of the Cervix Conditions

    However, sometimes you may experience increased vaginal discharge or bleeding. This can especially happen after any contact with the cervix, such as during sex or when having a cervi...

    Hysteroscopy Conditions

    A hysteroscopy may be used to find the cause of various problems such as: Heavy or irregular bleeding that has not improved with medication. Bleeding in between your perio...

    Muscle Weakness Conditions

    Finally, people with diabetes also have an increased tendency to narrowing of the arteries (see 'Peripheral arterial disease', above). Heart disease  - particularly...

    Bacterial Vaginosis Conditions

    Note : as with metronidazole tablets, you should avoid alcohol while using metronidazole gel and for at least 48 hours after stopping treatment, although the tendency of the gels to make you ...