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Acne

Acne consists of spots and painful bumps on the skin and there are many myths around its causes. This article details the facts and how to treat acne.

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Acne treatments

Sort through the myths and facts of acne and how to treat it.

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Rosacea

Rosacea causes redness, flushing, and sometimes pimples and pustules, on the face. Find out about the condition's symptoms and treatments 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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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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Teenagers' health

Growing up to a young adult can be exciting, but can also be tough for a lot of teenagers. Find out what to expect during puberty, and learn about health issues including acne, eating disorders, glandular fever and more.

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Doxycycline

Doxycycline is an antibiotic medicine. This page explains what doxycycline is used for, how it works, its risks and other treatment options available in its place.

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Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS)

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a common hormonal condition that affects up to 1 in 5 girls and women in their reproductive years.

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What causes cellulitis

Cellulitis is caused by bacteria.

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Cysts

A cyst is a sac or pocket in your body filled with fluid, semi-solid material or air. Find out more the about types of cysts, their symptoms and treatments.

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Puberty for boys

Learn about the complex changes that occurs to a boy when he becomes a young man.

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