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A lot of people get confused between the types of genital warts such as common warts and genital warts. While these warts are similar, fleshy lumps, it is their location that distinguishes them from one another. Hand warts are warts that occur on palms, plantar warts are warts found on feet and genital warts are […]

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Back pain is one of the most common health issues in the UK, affecting around 80% of the population at some point in their life. DrFelix has put together a beneficial quick guide to help you understand backpain and some simple steps you can take to prevent it. Watch your back! Back pain is a […]

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The herpes simplex virus (HSV) is one of the most common viruses in the world, and is carried by nearly 2 billion people worldwide. HSV infection is a sexually-transmitted infection, although it’s important to know that you don’t necessarily have to have had intercourse with an infected person to pick up the virus. HSV can […]

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World Antibiotic Awareness Week, which occurs this year between 16th and 22nd November, aims to educate people on the correct use of antibiotics and raise awareness of the growing issue of antibiotic resistance. About Antibiotics Antibiotics play a crucial role in the prevention and treatment of bacterial infections in humans and animals. Medical conditions which […]

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Human Immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is a bloodborne virus mostly contracted through sexual intercourse. HIV deteriorates your immune system and reduces the ability prevent disease and infections. According to World Health Organisation (WHO) a global summary of the aid epidemic was done in 2014 which concluded an astonishing 39.6 million people were living with HIV at […]

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Signs and Symptoms of HIV Infection At the height of the AIDS epidemic in the 1980s, it seemed that information about HIV and AIDS was everywhere. While HIV (the human immunodeficiency virus) is still very much an issue today, advances in drug therapy and longer life expectancies have taken a lot of the media buzz […]

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DUE TO UNFORSEEN CIRCUMSTANCES, THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED! WE APOLOGISE FOR ANY INCONVENIENCE AND HOPE TO ARRANGE ONE IN THE FUTURE. Ben Nevis Charity Climb 2016 The Ben Nevis Charity Climb sponsored by a digital healthcare start-up DrFelix, is an exciting yet rewarding challenge set in the beautiful Scottish highlands. It is suitable for […]

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Sexually Transmitted Infections in the UK: A Quiet and Constant Threat At the height of the AIDS epidemic in the late 1980s, the very mention of having unprotected sex and/or multiple partners would have created a state of panic amongst the public; it was a risk that was considered to be right up there with […]

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Natural Remedies for Cystitis – Are They Effective?   The internet is full of advice on effect home remedies for bladder infections. Our medical staff have done the research for you and collected three bladder infection home remedies to help you get rid of cystitis. Even if the natural remedies are slow in their effect, […]

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We at DrFelix.co.uk have collected some interesting facts and trivia about the penis. This male organ has been subject to great scrutiny to truly understand it yet it proves to be more complex than ever. Read on for our 20 Hard Facts About Penis. 1. ONE SIZE FITS ALL Majority of penises are actually the […]