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Impetigo

Impetigo, or school sores, is a highly contagious skin infection that causes sores and blisters. It's very common and affects mainly children.

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Staph skin infection

Information on staph skin infections, what they are, the different types, treatments, prevention and when to get help.

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Group A streptococcal disease

Group A streptococcal disease is a bacterial infection generally treated with antibiotics. Symptoms include a sore throat and skin sores. Learn more here.

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Staph infections

Are you at risk of a staph infection? Learn how to spot the signs and symptoms of different kinds of staph infection, and how to prevent and treat it.

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Microdermabrasion

Microdermabrasion is a minimally invasive skin treatment where a finely abrasive technique is used to buff away the outermost layer of the skin.

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Nappy rash

Nappy rash is a common skin condition that happens to babies under 2. They are usually easily treated and won't cause long term problems. Find out more here.

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Blisters

Blisters form in response to friction or pressure on the skin. Many need only simple care; others may be a symptom of disease and need to be treated by your GP.

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Scabies

Scabies is caused by a tiny bug that burrows under the skin, causing intense itching and sometimes a rash. Here’s how to prevent spreading it.

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Scarlet fever

Scarlet fever is a bacterial throat infection that usually affects primary school-aged children. Find out about its symptoms as well as treatments and preventions.

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