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Osteomyelitis is the medical termfor a bone infection, usually caused by bacteria.
Osteophytes are bony lumps(bone spurs) that growon the bones of the spine oraround the joints.
Orthodontic treatmentis used to improve the appearance, position and function of crooked or abnormally arranged teeth.
Osteoporosis is a condition that weakens bones, making them fragile and more likely to break.It develops slowly over several years andis often only diagnosed when a minorfall or sudden impact causes a bone fracture.
Oral thrush is a fungal infectionof the mouth.It is not contagious andis usually successfully treated with antifungal medication.
Oral thrush in babies and young children is a fungal infection in the mouth that's usually harmless and easily treatable.
B etween 500 and 600cases of eye cancer (ocular cancer) are diagnosed in the UK each year.
Many peopledevelop afungal nail infection at some point in their life. It's not usually serious, but can be unpleasantand difficult to treat.
Glue ear is a common childhood condition where the middle ear becomes filled with fluid. The medical term for glue ear is otitis media with effusion (OME) .
Hereditary haemorrhagic telangiectasia (HHT) is an inherited genetic disorder that affects the blood vessels. It's sometimes spelt hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia and is also known as Osler-Weber-Rendu syndrome .
Home oxygen treatment, also known as home oxygen therapy, involves breathing in air that contains more oxygen than normal from a cylinder or machine in your home.
An overactive thyroid, also known as hyperthyroidism, is where the thyroid gland produces too much of the thyroid hormones.
Mouth cancer, also known as oral cancer, is where a tumour develops in the lining of the mouth. It may beon the surface of the tongue, the insides of the cheeks, the roof of the mouth (palate), or thelips or gums.
The term 'obese' describes a person who's very overweight, with a lot of body fat. It's a common problem around the world that's estimated to affect around one in every four adults and around one in every five children aged 10 to 11.
Occupational therapy providessupport to people whose health prevents them doing the activities that matter to them.
Oesophageal cancer is a type of cancer affecting the oesophagus (gullet) the long tube that carries food from the throat to the stomach.
Orf is a viral skin diseasethat can be spread to humans by handling infected sheep and goats.
Osteoarthritis is a condition that causes joints to become painful and stiff. It's the most common type of Arthritis in the UK.
Osteopathy is a way of detecting, treating and preventing health problems by moving, stretching and massaging a person's muscles and joints.
Otosclerosis is a condition in which there's abnormal bone growth inside the ear. It's a fairly common cause of hearing loss in young adults.
In the UK, around 7,100 women are diagnosed with o varian cancer each year.
An ovarian cyst is a fluid-filled sac that develops on a woman's ovary. They're very common and don't usually cause any symptoms.