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Illnesses and conditions

You can get first aid advice for a treating a variety of different illnesses and conditions. From finding out how to recognise and treat the symptoms of allergic reactions, what to look out for when someone has an asthma attack, to helping someone who is having a diabetic emergency.

You can also learn what to do if someone has: a seizure (fit), a fever, meningitis, suffers from shock or has a stroke. And get information about what to do if a person faints.

Knowing basic first aid and what to do in an emergency can be the difference between life and death.

Illnesses and conditions topics:

Allergic reactions

Asthma attack

Diabetic emergency




Seizures (fits) in adults

Sepsis in adults and older children 

Seizures (fits) in children



Vomiting and diarrhoea 

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