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  1. Salpingitis

    Salpingitis is one of the most common causes of female infertility and may permanently damage the fallopian tubes.

  2. Sarcoidosis

    Sarcoidosis is not a cancer or any other sort of malignant tumour.

  3. Scabies

    If you have scabies, your sexual partners and household members need to be treated. More on symptoms, scabies rash, diagnosis, treatment, prevention and where to get help.

  4. Schizoaffective disorder

    Diagnosis of schizoaffective disorder may be difficult because the symptoms are similar to bipolar disorder and schizophrenia.

  5. Schizophrenia

    People with schizophrenia do not have 'split personalities' and they are not intellectually disabled.

  6. Sciatica

    Most cases of sciatica resolve by themselves within six weeks to three months.

  7. Scleroderma

    The most common symptom of scleroderma is a thickening and hardening of the skin, particularly of the hands and face.

  8. Scoliosis

    Scoliosis is an abnormal sideways curve of the spine.

  9. Self-harm and self-injury

    Self-harm and self-injury is when people hurt themselves on purpose, usually in response to intense emotional pain or negative feelings, thoughts or memories.

  10. Serosurvey for Murray Valley encephalitis virus in northern Victoria

    The Victorian Department of Health is conducting a study in northern Victoria to understand more about the spread of Murray Valley encephalitis virus.