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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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Hives

Hives is a skin rash that is often triggered by an infection or allergy. Learn to recognise symptoms.

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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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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 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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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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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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Baby rash treatments

Trusted information about baby rash treatments and self-care advice

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Heat rash treatments

If you’re experiencing heat rash, there are treatments that can provide some relief. Learn more about ways to keep cool and soothe inflammation.

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