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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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Erythema nodosum

Erythema nodosum is a skin condition consisting of a lumpy, red rash, usually on the lower legs, that can be painful. Learn more here.

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Removing benign skin lesions

Skin lesions are lumps found on or just below your skin. Surgery is the only reliable way to remove skin lesions. Find out more about how this surgery is performed and if there are any alternatives.

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Vitiligo

Vitiligo is an autoimmune condition that causes pale or white patches on the skin. Learn more about its causes, symptoms and treatment.

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Punch biopsy of a skin lesion

A punch biopsy is usually a safe and effective way of finding out if there is a problem with your skin.

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Skin

Skin is your largest organ. It helps to control your body temperature and protects you from infections. Learn more about your skin and how to keep it healthy.

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Erythromelalgia

Erythromelalgia is a rare skin condition which causes a burning pain and red skin usually on your hands or feet. Read more about erythromelalgia here.

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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.

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Parasite conditions

Parasites can infect humans via many routes, such as through sexual intercourse, via a vector (e.g. mosquito), through ingestion, or simply from close contact with an infected person. Learn more about them here.

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Pityriasis rosea

Pityriasis rosea is mild skin disorder that causes a pink, scaly inflamed skin rash. Learn more about its signs, symptoms and treatment.

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