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  1. Sever's disease

    Sever's disease is a common cause of heel pain, particularly in the young and physically active.

  2. Shellfish and fish allergies

    Symptoms of fish and shellfish allergies vary and range from milder reactions to a life-threatening severe allergic reaction (anaphylaxis).

  3. Shiga toxin-producing E.coli

    There are many types of E.coli bacteria, most of which are harmless. However, some types of E.coli produce toxins (poisons) that can cause gastroenteritis (gastro). One of these types of E.coli is known as ‘shiga toxin-producing E.coli’ or STEC.

  4. Shin splints

    'Shin splints' refers to pain felt anywhere along the shinbone from knee to ankle.

  5. Shingles

    Shingles is caused by the same virus responsible for chickenpox.

  6. Shock

    Shock is when there is not enough blood circulating in the body. It is a life-threatening medical emergency.

  7. Short bowel syndrome

    A person with short bowel syndrome is likely to be deficient in a range of important nutrients.

  8. Short-sightedness

    If you are short-sighted, you will have trouble seeing objects clearly in the distance and they will appear blurry.

  9. Shoulder pain

    Shoulder pain is common in our community. The good news is that with appropriate treatment pain will improve so you can get back to doing the things you enjoy.

  10. Shy bladder syndrome

    Severe paruresis (fear of urinating in public) can affect a person's life in a similar way to agoraphobia.