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    • Ringworm - Tinea Corporis Created: Tuesday, November 25, 2003 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      Ringworm, also known as tinea corporis, is a superficial fungal infection of the skin. Find out more about what the ringworm rash looks like, how ringworm is diagnosed, and how ringworm is treated.
    • Paronychia Created: Monday, December 01, 2003 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      Paronychia is an infection of the skin around the nails that is common in people who bite their nails or children who suck their fingers. Find out more about paronychia.
    • Epidermis Anatomy Created: Saturday, January 27, 2007 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      Illustrations showing the maturation of cells from the bottom layer of the epidermis to the top layer.
    • Chicken Pox Treatments Created: Thursday, November 27, 2003 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      Chicken pox is a common, usually self-limited, infection caused by the varicella virus. Learn more about the presricption and over-the-counter treatments that are available.
    • Is Water Good or Bad for Dry Skin? Created: Saturday, January 19, 2008 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      Plain water that comes in contact with the skin actually dries the skin out. Find out what what you can do to treat your dry skin.
    • Skin Diseases Created: Wednesday, August 30, 2006 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
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    • Impetigo Herpetiformis Created: Sunday, November 30, 2003 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      Impetigo herpetiformis, a rare condition similar to pustular psoriasis, affects some pregnant women in the second half of pregnancy. Find out more about this condition.
    • UV Radiation Created: Sunday, June 29, 2008 Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014
      Exposure to ultraviolet light, UVA or UVB, from sunlight accounts for 90% of the symptoms of premature skin aging and skin cancer. Find out more about the differences between UVA and UVB and how th...
    • The Chicken Pox Vaccine Created: Thursday, November 27, 2003 Updated: Friday, April 11, 2014
      Varivax is the vaccine for chicken pox. Find out about how it works, side effects, controversies surrounding it, and who should be vaccinated.
    • What's the Difference Between Healthy and Unhealthy Skin? Created: Sunday, February 10, 2008 Updated: Friday, April 11, 2014
      Being able to assess whether your skin is healthy or not is the first step to knowing your best skin care regimen.
    • Papule Created: Sunday, December 07, 2003 Updated: Friday, April 11, 2014
      The definition of papule. Dermatology.
    • Allergic Contact Dermatitis Distribution Created: Sunday, September 26, 2004 Updated: Friday, April 11, 2014
      Allergic contact dermatitis is a delayed hypersensitivity reaction that involves interaction of allergens and antibodies. The location of the rash can give important clues to the type of allergen causing the rash.
    • Best Moisturizers for Scaly Eczema Created: Monday, October 08, 2007 Updated: Friday, April 11, 2014
      Moisturizers that contain alpha hydroxy acids work well on scaly skin because alpha hydroxy acids are exfoliants. These moisturizers work well for people with mild eczema.
    • Effects of Sun on the Skin Created: Thursday, November 27, 2003 Updated: Friday, April 11, 2014
      UV radiation from sun exposure causes changes in many vital skin structures. Find out more about the changes that go on behind the scenes - at the cellular level." itempropxpr="$zTP='t3'" --> itemp...
    • How Acne Forms Created: Sunday, October 14, 2007 Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014
      Go through illustrations of the progression of acne lesions - from a normal pore, to blackheads and whiteheads, to pimples and nodular cysts.
    • What Causes Acne? Created: Tuesday, November 25, 2003 Updated: Wednesday, April 02, 2014
      Acne is caused by the effects of hormones on sebaceous glands. Find out more how acne, blackheads, and whiteheads are formed." itemprop="description">
    • Seborrhea - Seborrheic Dermatitis Created: Sunday, November 23, 2003 Updated: Wednesday, April 02, 2014
      Seborrheic dermatitis, also known as seborrhea or dandruff, causes flaking on the face and scalp. Find out more about seborrhea and seborrhea treatments." itemprop="descrip='t3'" --> itemprop="desc...
    • Cellulitis Information Created: Monday, December 22, 2008 Updated: Wednesday, April 02, 2014
      Cellulitis is a bacterial infection of the deeper layers of the skin. Find out what this infection looks like and how it's treated." itemprop="description"> Thursday, June 24, 2004 Updated: Wednesday, April 02, 2014
      Molluscum contagiosum is a viral skin infection that can be confused with warts. Find out more about this self-limited rash that generally affects children." itemprop="desczTP='t3'" --> itemprop="d...
    • Fever Blister Information - Fever Blisters & Cold Sores Created: Monday, November 24, 2003 Updated: Wednesday, April 02, 2014
      Cold sores, also known as fever blisters or herpes labialis, are recurrent infections caused by the herpes simplex virus. Find out more about who gets fever blisters and what can be done about them...
    • How the Herpes Simplex Virus Works Created: Monday, November 24, 2003 Updated: Wednesday, April 02, 2014
      The herpes simplex virus is a DNA virus that causes genital herpes and oral herpes. Find out more about how the herpes simplex virus causes infection and why people have recurrences."
    • Epidermoid Cyst Created: Monday, January 05, 2009 Updated: Wednesday, April 02, 2014
      Epidermoid cysts are the most common type of skin cyst. They are also known as sebaceous cysts and they tend to occur more often on the face and upper trunk. Find out more about what causes epide...
    • Intertrigo Created: Saturday, October 30, 2004 Updated: Wednesday, April 02, 2014
      Intertrigo is a yeast infection that occurs in skin folds. Find out more about what this yeast infection looks like and how it is treated." itemprop="description" Saturday, November 13, 2004 Updated: Wednesday, April 02, 2014
      Tinea versicolor is a fungal infection caused by a yeast that normally inhabits the skin. Find out more about the most effective treatment options." itemprop="description"< --> itemprop="descriptio...
    • Impetigo Created: Sunday, July 02, 2006 Updated: Wednesday, April 02, 2014
      Impetigo is a common bacterial skin infection. Learn more about what causes impetigo and how it is treated." itemprop="description"> Saturday, November 22, 2003 Updated: Wednesday, April 02, 2014
      Hives, also known as urticaria, is a common allergic skin condition. Find out more about what causes hives and the treatment of hives." itemprop="description"="description" Monday, October 13, 2003 Updated: Wednesday, April 02, 2014
      Dermatitis is often thought of as synonymous with eczema, but this is not exactly true. Dermatitis is actually a term used to describe a specific type of rash with many causes. Find out more about ...
    • Tinea Versicolor Created: Saturday, November 13, 2004 Updated: Wednesday, April 02, 2014
      Tinea versicolor is a fungal infection caused by a yeast that normally inhabits the skin. Find out more about why this yeast causes a rash in some people and what this rash looks like."
    • Head Lice Created: Saturday, April 05, 2003 Updated: Wednesday, April 02, 2014
      Head lice are parasitic insects found most commonly behind the ears and near the neckline at the back of the neck. Learn more about what head lice and the nits (eggs) look like, how head lice is sp...
    • Chicken Pox Created: Sunday, November 23, 2003 Updated: Wednesday, April 02, 2014
      Chicken pox is a common, usually self-limited, infection caused by the varicella virus. Learn more about the varicella virus, what the chicken pox rash looks like, and how chicken pox is diagnosed...
    • Pityriasis Rosea Created: Sunday, June 03, 2007 Updated: Wednesday, April 02, 2014
      Pityriasis rosea is a common, self-limited rash that can be very itchy. Find out more about the appearance and treatment of pityriasis rosea." itemprop="description" Monday, November 24, 2003 Updated: Wednesday, April 02, 2014
      Alpha hydroxy acids, the most common of which are glycolic acid and lactic acid, have been used for centuries for skin rejuvenation. Studies are showing that appropriate formulations of alpha hydro...

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