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Contact dermatitis

Inflammation of the skin is commonly termed eczema or dermatitis. It can be effectively managed with treatment – find out how.

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Dermatitis herpetiformis

Find out more about dermatitis herpetiformis (Duhring’s disease or Duhring–Brocq disease) – an autoimmune condition associated with coeliac disease.

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Seborrhoeic dermatitis

Seborrhoeic dermatitis can occur on the scalp, face or torso or in areas that produce an oily substance known as sebum. Learn more about it here.

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Eczema

Eczema (atopic dermatitis) causes red, itchy and dry skin, which can be very irritating. But there are many ways to manage eczema, including avoiding triggers.

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Itchy scalp

There are many different reasons why your head is itchy. Learn more about the causes and treatment options available.

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Hair problems

Hair problems can arise from genetic disorders, psychological disorders or different types of infections. Find more information on a number of different hair problems.

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Cradle cap

Cradle cap is the name given to the yellowish, greasy scaly patches that appear on the scalp of young babies. It is very common, harmless and doesn't cause discomfort.

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Dandruff

Read about dandruff — flaky skin on your scalp — including the causes, symptoms and treatments. Also find out when to see your doctor about dandruff.

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HTLV-1 infection

Human T-cell leukaemia virus type 1 (HTLV-1) can infect your blood. Learn more about HTLV-1, how you can catch it and the diseases it causes.

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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 or other pre-existing skin conditions.

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