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What causes dark spots on the face and how can I get rid of them?

Updated 22 January 2014 under Ask Us.

There can be different reasons for dark spots on the face. The most common cause is sun damage. Brown spots from sun damage usually appear on areas of the skin […]

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eczema

Eczema

Updated 23 November 2022 under Health Guides.

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 […]

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Bug Bites and Stings

Updated 17 August 2022 under Health Guides.

General Info & How to Protect Yourself: Bug bites and stings are common, especially in the summer. Usually, a bite or sting from an insect is harmless and will heal […]

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Molluscum Contagiosum

Molluscum Contagiosum

Updated 2 July 2021 under Health Guides.

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 […]

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Cuts and Scrapes

Updated 10 February 2021 under Health Guides.

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: […]

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Poison Ivy

Updated 11 February 2021 under Health Guides.

Do you know what causes poison ivy rash? It’s the sap oil that’s made by the poison ivy plant that’s responsible for irritant reactions, called “urushiol”. It’s the same substance […]

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Lichen Sclerosus

Updated 9 November 2022 under Health Guides.

Lichen sclerosus is a rare skin condition that usually affects the vulva and anal areas in young children, adolescents, and adults. It’s unknown what causes the condition, but it’s more […]

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I have a terrible, itchy rash around my anal area. ACK, help!

Updated 10 March 2014 under Ask Us.

I have a terrible, itchy rash around my anal area. I’ve tried over-the-counter medicine for diaper rash which kind of works, but has a strong smell and leaves white cream […]

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