Dr David Lau, ENT specialist at Gleneagles Hospital, answers some frequently asked questions about common paediatric ear, nose and throat ailments like colds, flus, allergies, and more.
Coughing and vomiting blood are 2 different symptoms with different causes. Find out how expelled blood may look like, what it means and when to see a doctor.
What are the causes, symptoms and treatments of diarrhoea? We shed light on some possibilities, and when you should see a doctor.
Appendicitis can strike at any age. Symptoms of appendicitis can mimic other health conditions, and it's always an emergency. Here are 8 signs of appendicitis you can look out for.
Is your baby having a fever? Before you start panicking, read what our paediatrician has to say about how to deal with baby fever.
Have you ever felt that you cannot breathe in enough air? Dr Chew Huck Chin explains dyspnoea, the sensation of having shortness of breath, and why you should not ignore it.
If you tripped on a pavement or pulled something during a workout, you might be tempted to brush it off as a mild injury. Here’s why you shouldn’t ignore that ache and what you should do instead.
If someone is choking on food, do you start hitting their back or attempt to help them cough it out? Here’s what you should do instead.
Planning to attend a festive party this season? Stay safe and know your limits with this guide to responsible drinking.
Learn how to tell if you have allergies and what to do if you experience an allergic reaction.
Is your chest pain a heart problem? Find out what is causing your chest pain, and how to tell when it's serious.
Can you tell if it is an acute or chronic injury? Learn how to distinguish between the 2 kinds, so you know how to get them treated.
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What happens when you walk into our 24-hour A&E clinic? In this video, we break down the steps in a typical patient’s journey to the accident and emergency department at our hospitals.
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