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Inflammation of the skin is commonly termed eczema or dermatitis. It can be effectively managed with treatment – find out how.
Eczema causes red, itchy and dry skin, which can be very irritating. But there are many ways to manage eczema, including avoiding triggers.
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.
Dermatitis herpetiformis is an autoimmune condition, generally associated with gluten intolerance and coeliac disease. Find out how it is diagnosed and treated.
There are many different reasons your head might be itchy. Learn more about the different causes and treatment options available.
Cradle cap is the build-up of yellow, greasy and often scaly patches of skin that appear on your baby's scalp. It is not painful or itchy for your baby.
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.
Impetigo is a highly contagious skin infection that causes sores and blisters. It's very common and affects mainly children.
Find out the importance of a gluten-free diet for people with coeliac disease and other conditions.
Symptoms of OCD
If you or someone you know displays OCD symptoms to the extent that it affects quality of life, visit a doctor for an assessment.