Articles Tagged: skin condition

Ringworm

Ringworm is a common infection that causes an uncomfortable rash. Although the name “ringworm” might make you think that it’s caused by a worm, this isn’t true. Read on to … read more

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Poison Ivy

Do you know what causes poison ivy rash? It’s the sap oil that’s made by poison ivy plants that’s responsible for irritant reactions. It’s the same substance that’s found in … read more

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Psoriasis

Psoriasis is a common skin condition that causes skin cells to grow too quickly and build up, leaving thick, red, silvery, or scaly patches (plaques) on the surface of the … read more

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Molluscum Contagiosum

Molluscum contagiosum is a common skin infection caused by a virus. It’s annoying, but not dangerous. Anyone can get it, but it’s most common among children who are 1-10 years … read more

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Eczema

Our skin comes in contact with many different things such as the weather, clothes, soaps and lotions, and a variety of products. Many of us will have a skin rash … read more

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Cuts and Scrapes

Most cuts and scrapes are small injuries that can be treated at home, but it’s good to know when to get medical care for yourself or someone else. Wound care: … read more

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Bug Bites and Stings

General Info & How to Protect Yourself: Bug bites and stings are common, especially in the summer. Most of the time a bite or sting from an insect is harmless … read more

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