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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.

Oesophageal atresia is a rare birth defect that affects a baby's oesophagus (the tube through which food passes from the mouth to the stomach).

Find out about orf, including what the symptoms are and when to get medical help.

Find out about osteophytes (bone spurs), which are bony lumps that form near joints.

Find out about otosclerosis, what the symptoms are, what to do if you think you have it, what the causes are, and what treatments are available.

NHS information about ovulation pain, including symptoms, treatments and when to get help.

Read about obesity and how it can seriously affect your health. Ways to lose weight safely include eating a healthy, reduced-calorie diet and exercising regularly.

Read about occupational therapy, which provides support to people whose health prevents them doing the activities that matter to them.

Read about orthodontics, a type of dentistry that aims to improve the appearance, position and function of crooked, protruding or crowded teeth.

Read about osteoarthritis, a condition that causes the joints to become painful and stiff. It's the most common type of arthritis in the UK.

Find out about osteomyelitis, including who's most at risk of getting it, what the symptoms are, what to do if you think you have it, and how it's treated.

Osteopathy is a way of detecting, treating and preventing health problems by moving, stretching and massaging a person's muscles and joints.

Find out about osteoporosis, a health condition that weakens bones, making them fragile and more likely to break. There is also information on osteopenia, the stage of bone loss before osteoporosis, and how to stop it becoming osteoporosis.

Read more about ovarian cancer, including symptoms, treatments and causes.

Read about an ovarian cyst, a fluid-filled sac that develops on a woman's ovary. They're very common and do not usually cause any symptoms

Find out about overactive thyroid (hyperthyroidism), including what the symptoms are, when to see a GP, how it's treated and why it happens.

Find out about oral thrush, including common symptoms and what to do if you or your child has it.

Find out about oesophageal cancer, including the symptoms, causes, tests and treatments.

Find out about obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), what causes it, where to get help, and what the main treatments are.