SELF-CARE ITEMS

SELF-CARE ITEMS

WHAT ARE SELF-CARE ITEMS?

SELF-CARE ITEMS ARE MEDICINE THAT DO NOT REQUIRE A PRESCRIPTION, WHERE YOU CAN SIMPLY GET THEM FROM YOU LOCAL COMMUNITY FOR MINOR AILMENTS.

WHAT ARE THE SIGN AND SYMPTOMS WE CAN CONSIDER MINOR, AND SAFE FOR US TO TREAT AT HOME?

IT VERY MUCH DEPENDS ON 5 MAJOR FACTORS.

WHO

WHO IS THE PATIENT? AGE? GENDER?

WHAT

WHAT ARE THE SIGNS & SYMPTOMS?

HOW

HOW LONG DOES THE SYMPTOM LASTED?

ACTION

WHAT HAVE YOU TO RELIEVE THE SYMPTOMS?

MEDICATION

ON ANY MEDICATION?

LIST OF MINOR AILMENTS YOU CAN TREAT AT HOME

DISEASE & CONDITION

EXAMPLE

MINOR VIRAL, BACTERIAL, FUNGAL INFECTION

CHICKEN POX, COLD SORE

COMMON COLD, COUGH, SORE THROAT

THRUSH

PARASITIC DISEASE

SCABIES, HEAD LICE

THREAD WORMS, ROUND WORM

RESPIRATORY CONDITION

HAY FEVER, RHNITIS, CATTARH

BLOCKED NOSE

GASTRO-INTESTINAL CONDITION

INDIGESTION, HEARTBURN, HYPERACIDITY, DYSPEPSIA

HALITOSIS (BAD BREATH), FLATULENCE

COLICKY PAIN, STOMACH ACHE, NAUSEA

DIARRHOEA OR CONSTIPATION

TRAVEL SICKNESS

HAEMORRHOIDS

NERVOUS CONDITION

HEADACHE

BLOOD DISEASE

PROPHYLAXIS OF VITAMIN DEFICIENCY DISEASE

MUSCULO-SKELETAL DISEASE

MUSCLE ACHE, STIFFNESS, CRAMP

CONDITION AFFECTING SIGHT, HEARING, BALANCE

DRY, BLOOD SHOT EYES

VERTIGO, EAR WAX

SKIN, HAIR & SCALP CONDITION

DANDRUFF, HAIR LOSS

PIMPLE, MOSQUITO BITE

ATHLETE’S FOOT, FUNGAL NAIL INFECTION

ECZEMA, CONTACT DERMATITIS

HEAT RASH, SUN BURN, SUN SCREEN

NAPPY RASH, NAPKIN RASH

CORN & CALLUS, WARTS & VERRUCA

HARD SKIN, DRY & CHAPPED SKIN

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SELF-CARE ITEMS was last modified: September 5th, 2020 by hiapharm