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Skin

Skin is your largest organ. It helps to control your body temperature and protects you from infections. Learn more about your skin and how to keep it healthy.

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Skin tags

Skin tags are small growths on the skin that look a bit like warts. They are harmless and generally painless, but if a skin tag is bothering you, you should consult your doctor.

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Punch biopsy of a skin lesion

A punch biopsy is usually a safe and effective way of finding out if there is a problem with your skin.

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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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Keratosis pilaris

Keratosis pilaris consists of small, rough, white or reddish bumps or patches on the skin. Read about the causes, symptoms and treatment here.

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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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Acne

Acne is a common condition that causes spots or pimples on the skin. Treatments are available, and your pharmacist or doctor can recommend the best one for you.

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Removing benign skin lesions

Skin lesions are lumps found on or just below your skin. Surgery is the only reliable way to remove skin lesions. Find out more about how this surgery is performed and if there are any alternatives.

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Itchy skin

Itchy skin, or pruritis, is a common irritation that can be very frustrating. Understand the different types of itchy skin and how to ease the discomfort.

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Fungal skin diseases

Links to our information partners' articles about fungal skin diseases.

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