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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 can be painful and annoying. The different causes can include friction, reactions to soaps, skin conditions, infection and sweat build-up. Learn more 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.
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.
School exclusion periods
If your child has an infectious illness, you may need to keep them home to stop it spreading at daycare or school. Learn about school exclusion periods here.
Impetigo, or school sores, is a highly contagious skin infection that causes sores and blisters. It's very common and affects mainly children.
Balanitis is when the head of the penis becomes inflamed, making the skin it red and itchy. Learn more about its causes, treatments and prevention.
Cellulitis is an inflammation of the skin and the tissues directly beneath it. It often affects the lower leg, but can occur on any part of the body.