Gastroenteritis (tummy bug, food poisoning, traveller's diarrhoea, viral enteritis or intestinal flu) is a gut infection that causes stomach cramps, vomiting and diarrhoea.
Gastro-oesophageal reflux disease describes inflammation of the lining of the oesophagus due to stomach acid leaking up (refluxing) from the stomach. It is commonly referred to as GORD or GERD (American spelling).
If your child has glue ear, it means there is fluid in the space behind the ear drum. The main symptom of glue ear is reduced hearing.
Gout is a common and painful form of arthritis. It causes severe joint pain and swelling, especially in your toes, knees, elbows, wrists and fingers. If left untreated, gout can cause serious damage to your joints, kidneys and quality of life.
Gum disease is common and ranges from mild to severe. If not treated, it can lead to serious disease that results in major damage to the soft tissue and bone that support the teeth. In the worst cases, teeth are lost.