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Low-dose

Measured amount of medicine that is relatively small

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Asthma

Medical condition in which breathing becomes difficult because air passages have narrowed

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Past history

Record of medical conditions a person has experienced

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Disorder

Illness of the body or mind

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Gastrointestinal disease

Illness of the stomach or digestive passages

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Bowel

Tube that carries solid waste out of the body

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Adverse reactions

Unwanted results

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Stroke

Sudden change in blood supply to the brain causing loss of function of part of the body

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Condition

Illnesses or physical problems

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Exceed

Take more than

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Duration

Length

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Side effects

Unwanted effects in addition to the intended one

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Allergic reactions

Conditions affecting skin or breathing because of eating or coming into contact with certain substances

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Particles

Small pieces

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Stools

Medical term for excrement (formal) or poo (informal, childish)

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Symptom

Problem indicating an illness

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Diagnosed

Identify what illness a patient has

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Prognosis

How experts expect an illness to develop

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Ailing

Unwell, sickly

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Rash

A lot of small red spots on the skin

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Fever

High temperature

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Fever pitch

A point of very high intensity

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Jaudiced

Yellow-looking skin because of a liver problem

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Scar

Mark left on skin after an injury such as a cut

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Carry the scars of / be scarred by

Be permanently affected by a negative experience

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Infect

Pass on an illness

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Pulse

Regular beating of heart

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Has his finger on the pulse

Understands how things are changing