Medical Conditions

At Victoria Clinic we see a huge variety of different ailments and conditions. In our role as Healthcare Providers we believe we have a duty of care both for clinical visits but also for people that have concerns at home.
If you have any urgent or serious need please click here to contact us today or we hope you get some valuable information from our Medical Information page.

Bronchiolitis

Bronchiolitis is an infection of the small airways of the lung (the bronchioles). It is a common condition of babies. Most affected babies are not seriously ill and make a full ... Read On...
 

Croup

Croup is an infection of the voice box (larynx) and windpipe (trachea). It is often mild and most children soon recover. A steroid medicine is usually prescribed to ease symptoms. ... Read On...
 

Campylobacter

Campylobacter are a group of germs (bacteria) that are a common cause of food poisoning. Typically, food poisoning causes gastroenteritis, an infection of the gut (intestines), ... Read On...
 

Gastroenteritis In Children

Gastroenteritis is an infection of the gut (intestines). It causes diarrhoea and may also cause symptoms such as being sick (vomiting) and tummy (abdominal) pain. In most cases ... Read On...
 

Gastroenteritis In Adults

Gastroenteritis is an infection of the gut (intestines). It causes diarrhoea and may also cause you to be sick (vomit), and have tummy (abdominal) pain and other symptoms. In most ... Read On...
 

Giardia

Information on preventing the food- and waterborne disease giardia. The disease is caused by a parasite in the gut of various animals, and transmitted to people via contaminated ... Read On...
 

Salmonella

almonella are a group of bacteria that can cause food poisoning. Typically, food poisoning causes gastroenteritis - an infection of the gut (intestines) which leads to diarrhoea ... Read On...
 

Urinary Tract Infections - Adults

What is a urine infection and what causes it? Most urine infections are caused by germs (bacteria) that come from your own bowel. They cause no harm in your bowel, but can cause ... Read On...
 

Urinary Tract Infections - Children

What is a urine infection? Cross-section diagram of the urinary tract A urine infection is caused by germs (bacteria) that get into the urine. Most urine infections are due to ... Read On...
 

Eczema

Atopic eczema is an inflammation of the skin, which tends to flare up from time to time. It usually starts in early childhood. The severity can range from mild to severe. There is ... Read On...
 

Constipation - Children

Constipation is a very common problem for children. For most children, constipation means passing hard poo (faeces, stools or motions), with difficulty, less often than normal. ... Read On...
 

Constipation - Adults

Constipation is a common problem. It means either going to the toilet less often than usual to empty the bowels, or passing hard or painful poo (also called faeces, stools or ... Read On...
 

Rheumatic Fever

Rheumatic fever is a serious but preventable illness. It mainly affects Māori and Pacific children and young people (aged 4 and above), especially if they have other family ... Read On...
 

Quitline

Is someone close to you quitting smoking? Your support and encouragement can be very important as they try to quit - and to help them stay quit. Here are some tips on how you can ... Read On...