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RED FLAGS

Our red flags articles provide quick CPD updates on presenting symptoms that may indicate a potentially serious underlying cause. Each article covers learning points about symptoms and signs, taking a history, important questions to ask, possible causes, investigations and examinations to conduct, and when to refer for routine or urgent specialist care.

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Eye pain - red flag symptomsExternal web site

Dr Pipin Singh discusses the red flag symptoms to be aware of in patients presenting with eye pain...

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Vomiting in children - red flag symptomsExternal web site

Dr Suneeta Kochhar covers the possible red flags of children presenting with vomiting. Key learning...

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Fever of unknown origin in children - red flag symptomsExternal web site

Dr Pipin Singh outlines the red flag symptoms to look out for in a child presenting with pyrexia of...

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Fever in adults - red flag symptomsExternal web site

Fever in adults can have potentially serious causes, ranging from sepsis to malignancy. Dr Pipin Singh...

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Back pain - red flag symptomsExternal web site

This red flags article explains the signs and symptoms of potentially serious pathology in patients...

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Neck pain - red flag symptomsExternal web site

This red flags article explains the signs and symptoms of potentially serious pathology in patients...

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Arrhythmias - red flag symptomsExternal web site

Dr Pipin Singh provides an overview into the red flags of arrhythmias. Key learning points for healthcare...

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Postcoital bleeding - red flag symptomsExternal web site

Postcoital bleeding may have a serious cause. Dr Pipin Singh explores questions to ask, investigations...

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Groin swelling - red flag symptomsExternal web site

This red flags article explains signs and symptoms of potentially serious pathology in patients presenting...

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Night sweats - red flag symptomsExternal web site

This ‘red flags’ article by Dr Pipin Singh provides an overview of the possible causes of night sweats...

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Breathlessness - red flag symptomsExternal web site

Dr Tillmann Jacobi highlights the red flags that you should be aware of in patients presenting with...

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Bone pain - red flag symptomsExternal web site

In this article Dr Pipin Singh advises on how to identify red flags in patients presenting with bone...

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Loss of appetite - red flag symptomsExternal web site

Dr Pipin Singh discusses red flag symptoms in patients with loss of appetite and considers the importance...

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Unintentional weight gain - red flag symptomsExternal web site

Dr Rupesh Amin considers red flag symptoms in unintentional weight gain and explores possible serious...

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Abnormal vaginal discharge - red flag symptomsExternal web site

Dr Pipin Singh advises on red flag symptoms in patients with vaginal discharge, including what examinations...

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Dyspepsia - red flag symptomsExternal web site

Dr Suneeta Kochhar outlines the red flag symptoms and possible causes of dyspepsia, including advice...

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Leg ulcers - red flag symptomsExternal web site

Dr Pipin Singh discusses the causes of leg ulcers, examination and initial investigations, and highlights...

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Facial pain - red flag symptomsExternal web site

Dr Rupesh Amin discusses red flag symptoms in facial pain and explores possible causes. Key learning...

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Chest pain - red flag symptomsExternal web site

Dr Pipin Singh outlines the causes and management of chest pain in primary care. This educational module...

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Pregnancy - red flag symptomsExternal web site

Dr Matthew West covers the red flags to look out for in pregnancy, including back pain, bleeding, headaches...

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Heavy menstrual bleeding - red flag symptomsExternal web site

Dr Anita Somalanka provides a refresher on red flag symptoms associated with heavy menstrual bleeding...

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Vomiting in adults - red flag symptomsExternal web site

Dr Suchita Shah highlights the red flag symptoms associated with vomiting in adults that may indicate...

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Pharyngitis - red flag symptomsExternal web site

Significant pathologies that need to be considered when patients present with sore throat is the subject...

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Erectile dysfunction - red flag symptomsExternal web site

This article by Dr Tillmann Jacobi covers the possible red flag symptoms to consider when a patient...

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Delirium - red flag symptomsExternal web site

This article by Dr Anna Cumisky covers the possible red flag symptoms associated with acute confusion...

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Persistent cough - red flag symptomsExternal web site

This article by Dr Pipin Singh covers the possible red flag symptoms that may indicate a more serious...

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Pitting oedema - red flag symptomsExternal web site

This article by Dr Anna Cumisky covers the possible red flag symptoms to be aware of when a patient...

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Hirsutism - red flag symptomsExternal web site

This article by Dr Pipin Singh
 examines the possible causes of hirsutism and how to manage the presentation...

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Abdominal pain - red flag symptomsExternal web site

Dr Pipin Singh provides an update on identifying potentially serious causes of abdominal pain. Key learning...

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Hallucinations - red flag symptomsExternal web site

Dr Suneeta Kochhar explores the red flag symptoms of hallucinations, their possible causes how to assess...

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Tremor - red flag symptomsExternal web site

The article by Dr Suneeta Kochhar examines the causes of tremor and how to assess and manage this symptom...

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Insomnia - red flag symptomsExternal web site

The article by Dr Suneeta Kochhar describes the symptoms associated with insomnia that will indicate...

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Loss of consciousness - red flag symptomsExternal web site

In this article Dr Pipin Singh explains how to elucidate if there is a sinister cause to loss of consciousness...

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Jaundice - red flag symptomsExternal web site

In this article Dr Suneeta Kochhar reviews the red flag symptoms associated with serious causes of jaundice...

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Headaches in children - red flag symptomsExternal web site

This article by Dr Pipin Singh explores the causes of headache in children and how to assess them to...

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Absent peripheral pulses - red flag symptomsExternal web site

This article by Dr Suneeta Kochhar covers the possible red flags of patients presenting with absent...

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Haematuria - red flag symptomsExternal web site

This article by Dr Suneeta Kochhar explores the red flag symptoms that may indicate a serious cause...

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Haemoptysis - red flag symptomsExternal web site

This article by Dr Suneeta Kochhar, updated in September 2016, explores the red flag symptoms that may...

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Dizziness - red flag symptomsExternal web site

This article by Dr Suneeta Kochhar highlights the red flag symptoms in patients presenting with dizziness...

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Headache - red flag symptomsExternal web site

Dr Suneeta Kochhar provides an overview of red flag symptoms in patients presenting with headaches...

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Rectal bleeding - red flag symptomsExternal web site

Dr Suneeta Kochhar provides an overview into the red flags of rectal bleeding. Key learning points for...

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Blurred vision - red flag symptomsExternal web site

In this article Dr Pipin Singh provides an overview of the red flags in patients with blurred vision...

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Breast lumps - red flag symptomsExternal web site

In this article Dr Suneeta Kochhar provides an overview of the red flag symptoms associated with breast...

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Cervical lymphadenopathy - red flag symptomsExternal web site

In this article Dr Pipin Singh provides an overview of red flags in cervical lymphadenopathy including...

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Dysphagia - red flag symptomsExternal web site

Dr Suneeta Kochhar provides a reminder on potentially serious causes of dysphagia. Key learning points...

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Diplopia - red flag symptomsExternal web site

Dr Pipin Singh outlines the red flag symptoms to look out for in presentations of double vision (diplopia)...

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Hoarse voice - red flag symptomsExternal web site

This article by Dr Suneeta Kochhar, updated in September 2016, provides an overview into the red flags...

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Diarrhoea - red flag symptomsExternal web site

This article by Dr Pipin Singh describes the red flag symptoms that indicate potentially serious causes...

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Epistaxis - red flag symptomsExternal web site

In this article Dr Suneeta Kochhar provides an overview of the red flags to look for in a patient with...

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Changing moles - red flag symptomsExternal web site

In this article, updated in September 2016, Dr Nigel Stollery provides an overview of red flag symptoms...

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Tingling - red flag symptomsExternal web site

Dr Tillmann Jacobi discusses red flag symptoms in patients with tingling, and considers how a good history...

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Unintentional weight loss - red flag symptomsExternal web site

Dr Pipin Singh summarises the recognition and initial management of unintentional weight loss in primary...

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Amenorrhoea - red flag symptomsExternal web site

Dr Harry Brown explains how to take a thorough history in a presentation of amenorrhoea, investigations...

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Tired all the time - red flag symptomsExternal web site

Dr Suchita Shah covers the red flag symptoms to look out for in a patient who presents feeling `tired...

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Acute pelvic pain - red flag symptomsExternal web site

This red flags article provides an overview of the causes of pelvic pain in both men and women. Key...

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