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Scabies

Scabies is caused by a tiny bug that burrows under the skin, causing intense itching and sometimes a rash. Here’s how to prevent spreading it.

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Scabies treatment

Trusted information about scabies treatment, including self-care advice and how to prevent scabies from spreading to others

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Skin conditions

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.

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Male groin - irritation and infection

Trusted information about groin irritation and groin infection, the causes, symptoms and treatment can be found on this page.

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Safe sex - an overview

Trusted information on sexual health and sexually transmitted infections (STIs), plus some facts and figures.

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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.

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Chickenpox diagnosis

Chickenpox is a mild and common childhood illness, however pregnant women and newborn babies can also be at risk. Find out more about diagnosis and when to contact your doctor, plus links to trusted resources.

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Balanitis

Balanitis is an inflammation of the head of the penis that causes red and itchy skin. Learn more about its causes, treatments and prevention.

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Dermatitis herpetiformis

Dermatitis herpetiformis is an autoimmune condition, generally associated with gluten intolerance and coeliac disease. Find out how it is diagnosed and treated.

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