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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.

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Keratosis pilaris

Keratosis pilaris consists of small, rough, white or reddish bumps or patches on the skin. Read about the causes, symptoms and treatment here.

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Molluscum contagiosum

Molluscum contagiosum is a common skin infection caused by a virus. Learn more about its symptoms, causes, diagnosis, treatment and prevention.

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Rheumatic fever

Links to trusted information about rheumatic fever.

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Staph skin infection

Information on staph skin infections, including the different types, treatment, prevention and when to get help, plus links to trusted resources.

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Milia

Milia are tiny, white lumps that can appear on the faces of newborn babies, young children and adults. learn more about different types and treatments.

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Back to school health tips

Is your child starting or returning to school? Here are 5 top tips to help your child navigate their way into a healthy and happy school year.

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Moles

Moles are small marks that appear on your skin - but they need to be watched. Here’s how to check for them, what to look for and when to see a doctor.

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Impetigo

Impetigo is a highly contagious skin infection which causes sores and blisters. It's very common and affects mainly children.

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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.

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