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Symptom checker

Our Symptom checker provides clinical advice on what to do next based on your symptoms.

Molluscum contagiosum

Molluscum contagiosum is a common, often harmless, viral skin infection. Learn more about its symptoms, causes, diagnosis, treatment and prevention.

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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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Skin conditions

There are many different kinds of rashes and skin conditions. Some are quick and easy to treat, while others are chronic or more difficult to get rid of. Find out more here.

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Parasite conditions

Parasites can infect humans via many routes, such as through sexual intercourse, via a vector (e.g. mosquito), through ingestion, or simply from close contact with an infected person. Learn more about them here.

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Back to school health tips

Is your child starting or returning to school? Here are 5 top tips to help your child navigate their way into a healthy and happy school year.

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Pityriasis rosea

Pityriasis rosea is mild skin disorder that causes a pink, scaly inflamed skin rash. Learn more about its signs, symptoms and treatment.

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Head lice

Head lice are tiny insects that feed on blood by biting skin. Here's what to do if your child's affected by lice - and how to prevent an infestation.

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How to treat warts

Warts are small, harmless lumps of skin caused by the human papilloma virus. Learn here about treatments and how to avoid spreading warts.

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Genital warts

Genital warts is a sexually transmitted infection that causes bumps on the genital areas. Learn about its treatment and prevention.

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Cellulitis

Cellulitis is an infection of your skin and the tissues directly beneath it. It often affects your lower leg, but can occur on any part of your body.

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