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I was initially diagnosed with a large fibroid. After surgery, I realised I had urine leaking and was later diagnosed as having a fistula. read more about Patient Stories: exceptional support and care for vesico-vaginal fistula
There are many different types of skin cancer, and overall, skin cancer is one of the most common forms of cancer across the world. Skin cancers fall into one of two groups – non-melanoma skin cancer and melanoma skin cancer. read more about Skin cancer types and symptoms to look out for
Most people have moles and freckles on their skin, some have more than others, but generally, they are completely normal and are no cause for concern. read more about Everything you need to know about mole mapping
Many people find it difficult or embarrassing to talk about their bowels and bowel habits, but despite it not being spoken about in public very much, bowel cancer is more common than you might think. read more about Everything you’ve wanted to know about bowel cancer
Hip pain may be less common in golfers than back, elbow and knee injuries but studies suggest it is one of the top ten problems affecting players and when it strikes, it can seriously impact both your game and quality of life. read more about Out of the rough: preventing hip pain on the golf course
Bunions are bony lumps that form at the base of the big toe on the inside side of the foot. They can be painful and make wearing certain footwear uncomfortable and sometimes, impossible. read more about Bunion surgery: Recover in time for strappy sandal season
Many people take extreme pleasure from gardening. Pottering around the garden, making it look beautiful so that you can enjoy the fruits of your labour and relax surrounded by nature may be one of your favourite pastimes. But regular weeding, digging, planting, hedge trimming and mowing can cause lower back pain. This pain can become so severe that it prevents you from getting out into the garden and doing what you love. read more about Reducing back pain caused by gardening: 11 tips from the physios
I was first treated by Professor Mark Emberton at King Edward VII’s Hospital three years ago for Prostate Cancer using High-Intensity Focused Ultrasound (HIFU) treatment. It was purely by chance on one of my follow-up scans that they spotted tumours in both kidneys, and I was then referred to my current consultant, Mr Bijan Khoubehi. read more about Patient stories: exceptional support and care for kidney cancer
Going to the toilet to pass urine is a routine activity for most of us, but sometimes the colour of our urine isn’t quite what we’d expect. There are many reasons why this might be. read more about What does the colour of your urine mean for your health?
Finding a lump in your neck can be worrying and upsetting. Here at King Edward VII’s Hospital in central London, we offer a rapid testing service for neck lumps. In most cases, we provide same day results so that you can have peace of mind that your lump is nothing to worry about, or that you can receive treatment, if necessary, as soon as possible. read more about Same day diagnosis of neck lumps