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

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Staph skin infection

Learn more about staph skin infections including cellulitis and impetigo. Find out how to prevent them, how they’re treated, and when to get help.

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Group A streptococcal infection

Group A streptococcal (GAS) infection is a bacterial infection. Find out about the symptoms and treatment for GAS infection, and how to prevent it.

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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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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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Scarlet fever

Scarlet fever is a bacterial throat infection usually affecting primary school-aged children. Find out about its symptoms, treatments and prevention.

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A blister is a painful sore where fluid forms between top layers of skin. Learn more on how to treat blisters and when to see a doctor.

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Nappy rash

Most babies will get nappy rash at some point in their first 18 months. Find out more, including how to recognise, treat and prevent nappy rash.

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Scabies is caused by a tiny bug that burrows under your skin, causing intense itching and sometimes a rash. Read more about scabies and its treatment.

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Rheumatic fever

Rheumatic fever is a serious, inflammatory disease caused by Strep A bacteria. Learn more about how you can prevent and treat rheumatic fever.

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