If you are suffering from any of the following common ailments, have you tried your pharmacy first?

To save you having to wait to see a Doctor, many pharmacies can offer advice and suggest over the counter medication.....

1 Bites and stings

2 Chickenpox

3 Colds/Flu-like symptoms/Nasal congestion

4 Cold sores

5 Conjunctivitis (Acute bacterial)

6 Constipation (Acute)

7 Cough

8 Cystitis

9 Dermatitis/Dry skin/Allergic type skin rash

10 Diarrhoea (Acute)

11 Earache

12 Fever management

13 Fungal skin infections

14 Hayfever (Seasonal allergic rhinitis)

15 Haemorrhoids

16 Headache/Migraine

17 Heartburn/Indigestion

18 Infant colic

19 Mouth ulcers

20 Nappy rash

21 Oral thrush

22 Scabies

23 Sore throat

24 Sprains and strains

25 Teething

26 Threadworms

27 Vaginal thrush

28 Warts and verrucas 

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