Molluscum contagiosum is a common skin infection caused by a virus. Learn more about its symptoms, causes, diagnosis, treatment and prevention.
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.
School exclusion periods
If your child has an infectious illness, you may need to keep them home to stop it spreading at day-care or school. Learn about school exclusion periods here.
Malaria is a disease spread by the bite of infected mosquito's that causes an infection of the red blood cells. Find out more about symptoms and prevention.
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.
Staph skin infection
Information on staph skin infections, including the different types, treatment, prevention and when to get help, plus links to trusted resources.
Invasive staph infections
Trusted information on invasive staph infections including the different types, prevention, when to get help, plus links to trusted resources.
Measles is highly infectious and can lead to serious complications. Learn more about vaccination, and the symptoms and treatment for measles.
Fifth disease (Slapped cheek disease)
Trusted information on fifth disease (also known as slapped cheek disease) including what it is, causes, symptoms, prevention, plus links to trusted resources.
Warts and verrucas
Warts are small, harmless lumps of skin caused by the human papilloma virus. Learn here about treatments and how to avoid spreading warts.