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Pictures of normal and abnormal skin, hair, and nails.

Measles Pictures
Measles, or rubeola, is a very contagious viral infection that starts out with symptoms similar to influenza. The measles rash can look like other viral rashes, but someone with measles gets Koplik spots which differentiates this rash from any other. Take a look at pictures of measles rashes and Koplik spots.

Hives Pictures
Hives, also know as urticaria, are a common cause of itchy rashes. Find out what hives looks like in these hives pictures.

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Submit pictures of your skin, hair, or nails to the dermatology gallery.

Everyone gets moles, and almost everyone worries that their mole may be or turn into skin cancer. Take a look at these pictures of normal moles and you will see the wide variation in what normal moles look like.

Rash Pictures
Do you have a rash and you want to find out what's causing it? Take a look at these pictures of common rashes and see if you can find yours.

Skin Infection Pictures
Often when someone gets a rash, they worry that it's an infection. Take a look at these pictures of rashes caused by various infections.

Shingles Pictures
Shingles is a painful rash that has some distinct characteristics. This photo gallery shows various shingles rashes on different people.

Psoriasis Pictures
See pictures of various types of psoriasis.

Scabies Pictures
Scabies is an itchy skin rash caused by a mite under the skin. This gallery shows pictures of the scabies rash and the mite that causes it.

Chicken Pox Pictures
Chicken pox is a common infection caused by the varicella virus. This gallery shows pictures of chicken pox lesions in various stages and on different types of skin.

Pityriasis Rosea Pictures
Pityriasis rosea is a common itchy rash that resolves on its own. The rash starts with a "herald patch" then spreads in a characteristic pattern. Find out more about what these phases look like.

Herpes Simplex Pictures
The herpes virus causes a typical rash in the genital area and also causes fever blisters (cold sores). This gallery shows pictures of typical herpes rashes.

Primary Skin Lesions
A primary lesion is the basic lesion that makes up a rash. Identifying the primary lesion of a rash is the first step towards identifying the rash.

Gram Stain Procedure Photos
A gram stain procedure is a technique used to identify and classify bacteria. It is often used to determine if a skin condition is caused by a bacteria.

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Pictures of normal and abnormal skin, hair, and nails.

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