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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.

Find out about common causes of joint pain, how you can help ease joint pain and when you should get medical help.

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.

Find out what to do after a sea creature sting. You can usually use first aid, but call 999 for an ambulance if there are serious symptoms like severe swelling.

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.