• Shingles (Herpes Zoster)

    OVERVIEW According to the CDC, 1 in 3 people will likely develop Shingles in their lifetime, and one million cases of Shingles occur annually in the United States. Almost every adult born before 1980 has had Chickenpox and is thus at risk for developing shingles later in life. What are Shingles? Shingles

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  • Scabies

    OVERVIEW One of the most common skin infections is scabies. Scabies is contagious and can spread through close contact with families, schools, child care, prison, and nursing homes. Due to its infectious nature, it’s important to know the early signs of scabies and what you can do to effectively treat

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  • Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever

    OVERVIEW Infections caused by ticks are widespread in warm weather because more people are spending time outdoors, leading to an increase in infections. This infection can be lethal and life-threatening, so you should seek medical attention right away once you see signs of infection. What is Rocky Mountain

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  • Ringworm (Tinea Corporis)

    OVERVIEW There are many different types of fungal infections that can affect your skin. One of the most common types is Ringworm or Tinea Corporis. This condition impacts several people, but fortunately, there are treatment options that can help curb the symptoms. What is Ringworm? Ringworm d is a rash

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  • Molluscum

    OVERVIEW: Molluscum, or molluscum contagiosum, is a common viral skin infection caused by the molluscum contagiosum virus (MCV), a virus in the poxvirus family. This benign condition typically presents with pink, round bumps with a central indentation. The number of bumps can range in number (few to

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  • Lyme Disease

    OVERVIEW Lyme Disease is a condition that many people suffer from yearly. According to the Center for Disease Control, approximately 476,000 Americans are estimated to suffer from this infection. Ordinarily, Lyme Disease does not cause any initial pain when contracted, and it is mostly when the infection's

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  • Intertrigo

    OVERVIEW At least once in your life, it is likely that you have had an experience with some form of a rash. Rashes on the skin are common, whether due to an allergic reaction or dry skin like eczema. Intertrigo is another common skin condition that occurs from moisture and skin friction. What is Intertrigo?

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  • Impetigo

    OVERVIEW Impetigo is a common, highly contagious, skin infection. It is caused by a bacteria, usually either Streptococcus pyogenes or Staphylococcus aureus, which enters the skin through a minor cut or scrape causing a local infection in the skin. What are the Symptoms of Impetigo? There are two

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