Dear Doctor, I found a lump… what next?

The dreaded breast lump…
Before panic really does set in, you will be pleased to hear there are lots of causes of breast lumps and not all of them are cancer.
Let’s talk about examining breasts, what lumps could really be and what signs could mean cancer…

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Dear Doctor, I’m sweating buckets… help!

Let’s be honest, sweat is an issue for most of us. But for many unlucky people, it’s a real problem and that’s for guys as well as girls. There is a name for being very sweaty, hyperhidrosis. We are talking April showers in the middle of July, out of control sweating on your face, hands, chest, back, feet and armpits.

I want to talk today about what could be causing excess sweating and how you can manage it to avoid those dreaded sweat patches….

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Dear Doctor, my hayfever feels like an illness!

Hayfever is another one of those conditions that affects all people differently. Over time some people develop a sensitivity to certain triggers. For some people that can be pollen, and of course it couldn’t be as simple as just pollen…

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Dear Doctor, I keep having dizzy do’s!

Feeling dizzy and light headed is a horrible sensation, and can be very worrying. Just one episode in public, can be enough to put you off venturing outside completely! It isn’t usually caused by anything serious in most people. So, I have come up with my list of the most common reasons. If this has been a problem for you, read on to find out what it could be, and what you should do.

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