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Indoor allergy

An allergy is a reaction the body has to a particular food or substance.

Iron deficiency anaemia

Iron deficiency anaemia is a condition where a lack of iron in the body leads to a reduction in the number of red blood cells.

Insect Stings

Most insect bites and stings are not serious and will get better within a few hours or days.

Intrauterine insemination

Artificial insemination is a treatment that can help some couples have a baby. It involves directly inserting sperm into a woman's womb.

Insomnia

Insomnia is difficulty getting to sleep or staying asleep for long enough to feel refreshed the next morning.

Indigestion

Indigestion (dyspepsia) is a general term for pain or discomfort felt in the stomach and under the ribs.

Impotence

Erectile dysfunction (ED), also known as impotence,is the inability to get and maintain an erection.

Iron overload disorder

Haemochromatosis is an inherited condition in which iron levels in the body slowly build up over many years.

Ingrown hairs

Ingrown hairs are hairsthat havecurled round andgrown back into the skin.

Inguinal Hernia

An inguinal (pronounced "ingwinal") hernia is the most common type of hernia. It can appear as a swelling or lump in your groin, or as an enlarged scrotum (the pouch containing the testicles). The swelling may be painful.

Irritable hip

Irritable hip is a common childhood condition that causes symptoms such as hip pain and limping.

Irritable bowel syndrome

Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a common, long-termcondition of the digestive system. Itcan cause bouts of stomach cramps, bloating, Traveller's diarrhoea and/or constipation .

Ichthyosis

Ichthyosis is a condition that causes widespread and persistent thick, dry,"fish-scale" skin.

Impetigo

Impetigo is a common and highly contagious skin infectionthat causes sores and blisters. It's not usually serious and often improves within a week of treatment or within a few weeks without treatment.

Infertility

Infertility is when a couple cannot get pregnant (conceive), despite having regular unprotected sex.

Inflammatory bowel disease

Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is a term mainly used to describe two conditions, ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease.

Ingrown toenail

An ingrown toenail develops when the sides of the toenail grow into the surrounding skin.The nail curls and pierces the skin, which becomes red, swollen and tender.

Inquest

An inquest is a legal investigation to establish the circumstances surrounding a persons death, including how, when and why the death occurred.

Intensive care

Intensive care units (ICUs)are specialist hospital wards that provide treatment and monitoring for people who are very ill.

Interstitial cystitis

Interstitial cystitis is a poorly understood bladder condition that causes long-term pelvic pain and problems with urination.

Intracranial hypertension

Intracranial hypertension (IH) is the medical name for a build-up of pressure around the brain.

Isovaleric acidaemia

Isovaleric acidaemia (IVA) is a rare, but potentially serious, inherited condition. It means the body cant process the amino acid leucine (amino acids are 'building blocks' of protein). This causes a harmful build-up of substance in the blood and urine.

IVF

In vitro fertilisation (IVF) is one of several techniques available to helppeople with fertility problems have a baby.

Imaginary Smell (phantom smell)

'Phantosmia' is the medical term for an imaginary odour (phantom smell) .