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What is tinnitus? What is the full title of ICD code J45? Where is the nearest skin clinic? The below services from gesund.bund.de help you quickly find what you are looking for.
ICD code search
The ICD code represents a medical diagnosis. Have you received a medical document that specifies your diagnosis as an ICD code? Then you will find a clear and simple explanation and basic information about the medical condition on our website.
All conditions from A–Z
The “Conditions A–Z” overview alphabetically displays all articles about conditions together with their symptoms, causes, and treatment options. Alternatively, you can also find a specific disease description by going to the “Conditions” tab in the main menu or using the search window.Conditions A–Z
The doctor search enables you to specifically find and compare medical practices based on criteria such as their professional specializations or region.
Boosters against COVID-19 for optimum protection
The COVID-19 vaccines which are approved in Germany provide reliable protection against getting the severe form of the disease. However their effectiveness decreases over time, increasing the likelihood of breakthrough infections. This can be prevented by getting a booster vaccine.Find out more
Health and digitization
Digitization brings with it many opportunities – including for health. Digital networking provides quicker and easier access to health information. In addition, health apps can support and improve the treatment of medical conditions.Find out more
Need medical assistance?
Alert the emergency services immediately in potentially life-threatening situations and emergencies.
Non-emergency medical assistance at night, at the weekend, and on public holidays.
Find a doctor’s practice or a hospital that offers the medical services you need.
Climate change and health
Climate change is also changing the weather in Germany. Rising temperatures can put strain on the body in many ways. However, it is not just the heat itself that can negatively affect people’s health.Find out more