Skin Conditions

As your largest organ, your skin deserves proper care and attention. While rashes, bumps, lumps, and marks may come and go, any irregularities are worth discussing with a healthcare professional. Your pharmacist may have helpful information about common skin conditions and potential treatment options. Don't hesitate to seek guidance – your skin's health is worth it.

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Atopic eczema, the most common form of eczema, can impact on both children and adults. It can cause dry, itchy, red, and cracked skin in various areas of the body. While it is a chronic condition, symptoms can improve over time with proper management.

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Acne is a common skin condition affecting most people at some point in their lives.

It can cause spots, oily skin, and even skin that's hot or painful to touch. If you're struggling with acne, don't worry - you're not alone. There are many treatment options available to help improve your skin and boost your confidence.

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Impetigo is a skin infection. It's important to remember that while impetigo is a very contagious skin infection, it's also usually not serious. Fortunately, it's usually easy to treat and can improve in just 7 to 10 days with the right care.

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Ringworm is a common fungal infection that can affect anyone, regardless of age or gender. It's not actually caused by worms, but rather a fungus that thrives in warm, moist environments. It appears as red, scaly patches that resemble rings. If left untreated, ringworm can spread rapidly.

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Warts and Verrucas

Warts and verrucas are caused by the human papilloma virus (HPV), they can be passed on through contaminated surfaces or close skin contact. They appear as small rough lumps on the skin and usually affect the hands and feet.

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Shingles are an infection that causes an uncomfortable and often painful rash. The rash appears in blotches on the skin of one side of the body, often the chest and stomach area, however, it’s also possible for the rash to appear on the face, eyes, and genitals.

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Dry Skin

Dry skin can cause discomfort and affect people of all ages. Dry patches can appear anywhere on the body and can make your skin look rough, itchy, flaky, or scaly. Luckily this common condition can be easily managed with the right skincare routine.

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Scabies is a highly contagious skin infection caused by mites that burrow into the skin and lay eggs, resulting in intense itching and rash. It can spread rapidly in crowded environments, such as nursing homes. Early detection and treatment are crucial to prevent further transmission.

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Athlete's Foot

Athlete's foot is a common fungal infection that can affect anyone, not just athletes. The good news is that it's easily treatable with over-the-counter creams, sprays, or powders.

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Chickenpox causes a rash of red, itchy spots that turn into fluid-filled blisters, they can crust over to form scabs, which eventually drop off. Some children have only a few spots, but other children have spots that cover their entire body.

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