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    Retinal Artery Occlusion Conditions

    Pneumatic cuffs on the lower extremities are inflated sequentially, aiming to send little pressure waves through the circulation to dislodge the blockage.

    Motion Sickness (Travel Sickness) Conditions

    Alternative treatments Sea-Bands® are cuffs that you wear on your wrists to put pressure on acupressure points that Chinese medicine suggests affects motion sickness.

    Local Anaesthesia for your Eye Operation Conditions

    Your blood pressure : a blood pressure cuff will be placed on your arm. The oxygen level in your blood : a clip will be placed on your finger (pulse oximeter).

    Ultrasound Scan Conditions

    During a Doppler ultrasound of the arms and legs, blood pressure cuffs are placed along the thigh, calf, or ankle, or to different points along the arm. A paste is applied to the skin over th...

    Anaesthesia Conditions

    Blood pressure : a cuff is placed around your arm, which is usually set to read your blood pressure every five minutes or less.

    Guttate Psoriasis Conditions

    And the lesions look a bit different to guttate psoriasis. What are the treatments for guttate psoriasis?

    Drug Allergy Conditions

    These include: Acneform lesions - acne spots on the upper part of the body. Acute generalised exanthematous pustulosis (AGEP) - the skin becomes red and is covered with small boi...

    Tooth Decay Conditions

    The best scenario for treating tooth decay (dental caries) is to identify the lesion as early as possible to minimise the need for large fillings. Enamel lesions can remain intact in...

    Rectal Bleeding in Children Conditions

    Abnormalities of the blood vessels in the gut - these include a range of lesions called haemangiomas, arteriovenous malformations and angiodysplasias. These can be difficult to diagnose even...

    Polymyalgia Rheumatica Professional

    Non-inflammatory disorders Degenerative disease : osteoarthritis , spinal spondylosis . Rotator cuff disease , adhesive capsulitis (frozen shoulder). Drug-induced mya...

    Actinic Keratosis Conditions

    This is a magnifier with a light that helps to distinguish between harmless (benign) skin lesions and cancerous (malignant) ones. Sometimes it is necessary to take a biopsy of the skin lesio...

    Discoid Eczema Conditions

    Discoid Eczema - Typical Lesions Discoid Eczema - Typical Lesion Discoid e...

    Roundworms Conditions

    For example, onchocerciasis can cause eye lesions, which may cause total loss of vision. Occasionally, roundworms cause a severe illness.

    Molluscum Contagiosum Conditions

    Sometimes treatment is wanted, if the lesions are particularly unsightly or troublesome, or if they are spreading very widely. You should discuss this with your GP.

    Skin Rashes Conditions

    Reddish-purple lesions which do not fade with pressure (called purpura ): If less than one centimetre across then these are called petechiae .

    Cardiovascular History and Examination Professional

    Check blood pressure This should be measured in the brachial artery, using a cuff around the upper arm. A large cuff must be used in obese people, because a small cuff...

    Subarachnoid Haemorrhage Conditions

    However, very few apparently dangerous lesions are found and so this is probably not a good use of resources or time. It is likely that the period of time between an aneurysm starting to '...

    Vaginal Thrush (Yeast Infection) Conditions

    Other skin rashes near to the vagina (called satellite lesions) - this is rare and may indicate other fungal conditions or herpes simplex virus. Thrush does not damage the vagina and it...

    Chickenpox in Children Conditions

    A child with chickenpox should stay off school or nursery for five days from the onset of the rash and until all the lesions have crusted. Also, whilst infectious, they should keep away from ...

    Myeloma (Myelomatosis) Conditions

    In time, small parts of bone are destroyed and are called lytic lesions. The term multiple myeloma is sometimes used which means there are lots of (multiple) areas in bones throughout the bod...