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Summer skin rashes

Summer rashes can be caused by things like sunlight, insects, sweating and overheating - especially if you have allergies and/or pre-existing skin conditions.

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Pityriasis rosea

Pityriasis rosea is a pink, scaly and inflamed skin rash. Cool baths can help soothe the skin; sunlight can help fade the rash. Learn more here.

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Shingles

Shingles is a painful rash caused by the chickenpox virus. Find out how to recognise the symptoms and what treatments are available.

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Symptoms of rubella

The symptoms of rubella take 2-3 weeks to develop after someone is infected with the virus. This time is called the incubation period. Read more about the symptoms of rubella in this article.

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Treatment and prevention of rubella

There is no specific treatment for the rubella infection. Rubella is a vaccine preventable disease. Read more about treatment and prevention of rubella.

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Chickenpox symptoms

Chickenpox is a mild and common childhood illness, but can also occur in adults. Here’s how to help ease the symptoms.

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Symptoms of serious illness in babies and children

If your child has a serious illness, it’s important to get medical attention quickly. Learn how to recognise the symptoms and what to do.

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Baby rash treatments

Trusted information about baby rash treatments and self-care advice

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Baby rash

Nappy rash and cradle cap are common in babies. They are usually easily treated and won’t cause long-term problems – here are some self-care tips.

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Heat rash

Heat rash is harmless but very itchy, with small red spots in places where sweat collects. Find out more about this condition and how to treat it.

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