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  1. Yeast Skin Infection
  2. Chickenpox: Preventing SkinInfections
  3. Ringworm of the Skin Explains ringworm causes, symptoms, and progression. Covers how it is diagnosed and treated. Includes information on medicines. Covers behaviors that increase risk of ringworm. Offers prevention and home treatment tips.
  4. Impetigo Briefly looks at impetigo, a common bacterial skin infection in children. Covers causes and symptoms. Covers treatment with antibiotics. Explains that it is contagious. Offers prevention tips.
  5. Athlete's Foot Discusses causes and symptoms of athlete's foot. Lists behaviors that increase risk. Covers when to see doctor. Covers treatment options, including medicine choices. Offers home treatment and prevention tips.
  6. Ringworm of the Scalp or Beard
  7. Cellulitis Discusses cellulitis, a skin infection caused by bacteria. Discusses how bacteria can get into the body through cuts, scrapes, and broken skin. Covers symptoms. Discusses treatment with antibiotics. Offers prevention tips.
  8. Skin Changes Discusses common skin changes and possible causes. Includes info on skin cancer. Includes home treatment tips for adults and children.
  9. Skin, Hair, and Nails Provides links to information about skin, hair, and nail health. Includes info about skin cancer, hair loss, nail infections, acne, and skin protection.
  10. Care for a Skin Wound Learn how to care for your cut or scrape so it will heal and won't get infected.
  11. Fungal Nail Infections
  12. Fungal Culture for Fungal Nail Infections
  13. Treating a Nail Infection
  14. Fungal Infections: Risks of Oral Antifungals
  15. Types of Fungal Nail Infection
  16. Medical History and Physical Exam for HIV Infection Covers the questions your doctor will ask when you are first diagnosed with HIV. Also includes what will be checked during physical exam, including temperature, weight, eyes, mouth, and skin.
  17. Swollen Glands, Hernias, and Other Lumps Under the Skin Discusses possible causes of swollen glands and other lumps under the skin. Covers bacterial and viral infections, noncancerous growths, hernias, aneurysms, and swelling caused by cancer. Includes an interactive tool to help you decide when to call a doctor.
  18. Nail Infection: Should I Take Antifungal Pills? Guides you through decision to take medicine for nail fungal infection. Explains fungal infections and why treatment might be needed. Lists other treatments. Includes interactive tool to help you make your decision.
  19. Surgical Nail Removal for Fungal Nail Infections
  20. Nonsurgical Nail Removal for Fungal Nail Infections
  21. Boils Briefly covers boils, bumps under the skin often caused by infected hair follicles. Explains that bacteria form an abscess (pocket of pus). Covers home treatment. Also discusses when you should call a doctor. Includes info on how to prevent boils.
  22. Fungal Culture for Athlete's Foot
  23. Scabies Discusses itchy skin condition caused by tiny mites that burrow into your skin and lay eggs. Covers rare crusted (Norwegian) scabies. Looks at treatment with prescription pills, creams, or lotions.
  24. Pinworms
  25. Rash, Age 11 and Younger Discusses common skin rashes that affect those 11 and younger. Covers chickenpox, diaper rash, prickly heat, and contact dermatitis. Offers home treatment tips for fever and itching. Includes interactive tool to help you decide when to call a doctor.
  26. Lymphedema: Managing Lymphedema Discusses steps to avoid swelling from lymphedema if you've had lymph nodes removed or had radiation, especially for cancer. Covers how to prevent infection. Includes exercise to help circulation. Includes care of affected arm or leg, and skin and nails.
  27. Capsaicin Covers capsaicin found in some hot peppers. Looks at its use as dietary supplement to improve digestion and fight infection, topical skin products to relieve headaches and joint pain, and skin patch for postherpetic neuralgia. Covers safety, side effects.
  28. Warts and Plantar Warts
  29. Seabather's Eruption
  30. Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus (MRSA) Discusses methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), a type of staph bacteria. Covers how it is spread. Discusses antibiotic resistance of MRSA. Covers symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment.
  31. Warts: Electrosurgery and Curettage
  32. Anthrax Discusses anthrax, a disease caused by Bacillus anthracis bacteria. Covers symptoms based on the three types of infection. Discusses treatment with antibiotics and other medicines. Covers anthrax vaccine. Offers tips on reducing exposure risk.
  33. Lyme Disease Discusses Lyme disease, an infection spread by ticks. Includes info on deer ticks. Covers symptoms and Lyme disease tests. Covers treatment with antibiotics. Includes info on complications from not treating Lyme disease. Offers prevention tips.
  34. Rash, Age 12 and Older Lists common causes of skin rashes in those 12 and older. Covers allergies, chronic skin problems like eczema, or contact with poisonous plants like poison oak. Covers home treatment. Includes interactive tool to help you decide when to call a doctor.
  35. Chickenpox (Varicella) Discusses vaccine-preventable illness that causes itchy rash and red spots or blisters (pox) all over the body. Covers home treatment, including resting and taking medicines to reduce fever, itching. Includes info on shingles.
  36. Molluscum Contagiosum
  37. Jock Itch
  38. Fifth Disease
  39. Smallpox Discusses smallpox, a contagious infection caused by the variola virus. Covers symptoms and how it's diagnosed. Discusses how it's spread. Discusses smallpox vaccine, including who should have it and who should not. Covers smallpox as a biological weapon.
  40. Heat Rash Discusses heat rash (prickly heat). Looks at causes and symptoms of heat rash in babies. Covers signs of infection. Offers home treatment and prevention tips.
  41. Pilonidal Disease Discusses infection caused by problems near the crease between the buttocks. Covers symptoms, which include cysts that might drain. Offers home treatment tips. Covers treatment with incision and drainage or removal.
  42. Measles (Rubeola)
  43. Blisters Discusses causes of blisters, including injury and infection. Offers symptom checklist to help you decide when to call a doctor. Offers home treatment and prevention tips.
  44. Necrotizing Fasciitis (Flesh-Eating Bacteria) Discusses rare flesh-eating bacterial infection. Includes info on Fournier gangrene. Covers symptoms and how it is diagnosed. Looks at treatment with medicine, surgery, and oxygen therapy. Covers treatment for complications caused by the infection.
  45. Swimmer's Itch
  46. Folliculitis
  47. Thrush
  48. Blister Care Learn how to care for your blister so it will heal and won't get infected.
  49. Chickenpox: Controlling the Itch Guides you through how to control itching when you or your child has chickenpox (varicella) rash. Includes home treatment with baths, over-the-counter medicines, and lotions. Covers avoiding scratching to prevent infection and scarring.
  50. Tracheostomy for Obstructive Sleep Apnea Discusses tracheostomy to treat obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). This surgery is done only for severe OSA. Explains that permanent opening in windpipe is created. Discusses possible complications, including lung infection, trouble talking, or scar tissue.
  51. Physical Exam for Genital Warts (Human Papillomavirus) for Men Explains how it is done. Covers why it is done, such as visible genital warts, having a human papillomavirus (HPV) infection, and having sex partner with genital warts. Includes possible results of the exam.
  52. Shingles Discusses shingles, a condition caused by the virus that causes chickenpox (herpes zoster). Discusses who is most likely to get it. Describes how shingles rash causes pain and the treatment for it. Includes info on the shingles vaccine.
  53. Nail Problems and Injuries
  54. Tattoo Problems
  55. Body Piercing Problems
  56. Diabetes and Wound Care Learn the signs of infection with diabetes so that small skin problems don't become serious.
  57. Syphilis: Chancre
  58. Scabies: Getting It From Animals
  59. Scabies: Using Medicines
  60. Blister Care
  61. Lyme Disease Test Discusses antibody test used to detect Lyme disease. Covers two types of test (enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay and Western blot test). Covers why and how they are done. Includes info on what results mean.
  62. Misdiagnosis of Lyme Disease
  63. Stages of Lyme Disease
  64. Symptoms of Lyme Disease
  65. Puncture Wounds
  66. Preventing Blisters
  67. Broken Blisters: Home Treatment
  68. Accidental Needle Sticks
  69. Syphilis: Gummata
  70. Shingles: Should I Get a Shot to Prevent Shingles? Topic guides you through the decision to get the shingles vaccine. Explains your chances of getting shingles and how well the shot works. Lists risks and benefits of getting the shot. Includes interactive tool to help you make your decision.
  71. Cryotherapy for Warts
  72. Laser Surgery for Warts
  73. Warts: Using Salicylic Acid
  74. Laser Surgery for Genital Warts
  75. Loop Electrosurgical Excision Procedure (LEEP) for Genital Warts
  76. Cryotherapy (Cryosurgery) for Genital Warts
  77. Using Tape to Remove Warts
  78. Care for Minor Burns Learn how to treat minor burns and prevent infection, and when to see a doctor.
  79. Electrocautery for Genital Warts
  80. Surgical Removal of Genital Warts by Excision
  81. Warts: Should I Treat Warts? Guides you through the decision to have warts or plantar warts removed. Discusses types of treatments and their benefits and risks. Includes interactive tool to help you make your decision.
  82. Jellyfish Sting: Home Treatment

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