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Please note that this service is provided by NHS Choices not Helmsley Medical Centre, Please contact the Surgery or 111 if out of hours, if you have any concerns.

Read about the common causes of joint pain, including injury and arthritis.

Japanese encephalitis is a viral brain infection spread through mosquito bites. It's most common in rural areas throughout Asia and beyond, but is very rare in travellers.

Find out about jaundice, where the skin and the whites of the eyes turn yellow. It's caused by a build-up of a substance called bilirubin.

A sea creature sting can usually be treated with first aid. But if serious symptoms develop, such as severe pain, swelling or difficulty breathing, dial 999 for an ambulance.

Find out what causes jet lag and what you can do to reduce its effects. Get plenty of rest before you travel and try adjusting your sleep routine to the time zone of the place you're travelling to.

Joint hypermobility syndrome is where you get pain and stiffness from having very flexible joints. Read more about how it's diagnosed and managed.

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