Day: 7 July 2021


Conjunctivitis Conjunctivitis is an infection of the transparent membrane of the eye (the conjunctiva). Conjunctivitis can have several causes. It is usually caused by: A virus (adenovirus); A bacterium (staphylococcus, streptococcus, pneumococcus, Haemophilus); There are also conjunctivitis of allergic origin.   The symptoms of conjunctivitis are – Red, itchy, watery eyes – blurred vision, as […]

Heartburn and acid reflux

Heartburn and acid reflux Heartburn is a burning feeling in the chest caused by stomach acid travelling up towards the throat (acid reflux). If it keeps happening, it’s called gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD).