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Scabies is caused by a tiny bug that burrows under the skin, causing intense itching and sometimes a rash. Read more about scabies causes and treatment.
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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.
Male groin - irritation and infection
Groin irritation and groin infection can be painful and annoying. There are many different causes ranging from friction, reaction to soaps or other household cleaning products and sweat build-up. Learn more about this condition here.
What causes cellulitis
Cellulitis is caused by bacterial infections.
Safe sex - an overview
Affection, love and sex are important aspects of life. But sexual activity can also be associated with risks and health problems. Learn 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.
Itchy skin, or pruritis, is a common irritation that can be very frustrating. Understand the different types of itchy skin and how to ease the discomfort.
Balanitis is an inflammation of the head of the penis that causes red and itchy skin. Learn more about its causes, treatments and prevention.
Dermatitis herpetiformis is an autoimmune condition, generally associated with gluten intolerance and coeliac disease. Find out how it is diagnosed and treated.