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Browse by Category - Skin / Nail Disorders

  1. Abscess
  2. Acne
  3. Actinic Keratosis
  4. Albinism
  5. Alopecia Areata
  6. Angio-oedema
  7. Antibiotic Tablets for Acne
  8. Antifungal Medicines
  9. Athlete's Foot (Tinea Pedis)
  10. Atopic Eczema
  11. Bedbugs
  12. Boils, Carbuncles and Furunculosis
  13. Bowen's Disease
  14. Bullous Pemphigoid
  15. Candidal Skin Infection (Yeast Infection)
  16. Cellulitis and Erysipelas
  17. Chickenpox in Adults and Teenagers
  18. Chickenpox in Children under 12
  19. Chilblains
  20. Cold Sores
  21. Contact Dermatitis
  22. Corns and Calluses
  23. Dermatitis Herpetiformis
  24. Discoid Eczema
  25. Dog and Cat Bites
  26. Eczema - Triggers and Irritants
  27. Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome
  28. Epidermoid and Pilar Cysts (Sebaceous Cysts)
  29. Erythema Nodosum
  30. Erythema Toxicum Neonatorum
  31. Excessive Sweating (Hyperhidrosis)
  32. Fingertip Units for Topical Steroids
  33. Folliculitis
  34. Foot Blisters
  35. Frostbite
  36. Fungal Groin Infection (Tinea Cruris)
  37. Fungal Nail Infections (Tinea Unguium)
  38. Fungal Scalp Infection (Scalp Ringworm)
  39. Ganglion
  40. Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease
  41. Hand-arm Vibration Syndrome
  42. Head Lice and Nits
  43. Henoch-Schönlein Purpura
  44. Hidradenitis Suppurativa
  45. Hives (Acute Urticaria)
  46. Hives (Chronic Urticaria)
  47. Hives (Inducible Urticaria)
  48. Human Bites
  49. Impetigo
  50. Ingrowing (Ingrown) Toenails
  51. Insect Bites and Stings
  52. Itching
  53. Itchy Bottom (Pruritus Ani)
  54. Itchy Vulva (Pruritus Vulvae)
  55. Jaundice
  56. Keloid
  57. Lichen Planus
  58. Lichen Sclerosus
  59. Lipoma
  60. Liquid Nitrogen Treatment
  61. Localised Scleroderma (Morphoea)
  62. Lyme Disease
  63. Male Pattern Baldness
  64. Malignant Skin Ulcers
  65. Milia
  66. Moisturisers (Emollients) for Eczema
  67. Molluscum Contagiosum
  68. Nappy Rash
  69. Paronychia
  70. Patch Testing for Contact Dermatitis
  71. Pemphigus Vulgaris
  72. Perioral Dermatitis
  73. Pilonidal Sinus
  74. Pityriasis Rosea
  75. Pityriasis Versicolor
  76. Polymorphic Light Eruption
  77. Pompholyx
  78. Port-wine Stain
  79. Postherpetic Neuralgia
  80. Pregnancy - Chickenpox Contact
  81. Pressure Ulcers
  82. Preventing Skin Cancer
  83. Prickly Heat/Heat Rash (Miliaria)
  84. Primary Cold Sore Infection
  85. Psoriasis
  86. Psoriatic Nail Disease
  87. Pubic and Body Lice
  88. Raynaud's Phenomenon
  89. Ringworm (Tinea Corporis)
  90. Rosacea
  91. Scabies
  92. Seborrhoeic Dermatitis
  93. Seborrhoeic Dermatitis in Babies (Cradle Cap)
  94. Seborrhoeic Warts
  95. Shingles (Herpes Zoster)
  96. Skin Cancer - An Overview
  97. Skin Cancer - Melanoma
  98. Skin Cancer - Non-melanoma
  99. Skin Prick Allergy Test
  100. Skin Rashes
  101. Sweaty Feet
  102. Swollen Lymph Glands
  103. Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
  104. Telogen Effluvium
  105. Topical Anti-inflammatory Painkillers
  106. Topical Steroids (excluding Inhaled Steroids)
  107. Topical Steroids for Eczema
  108. Topical Treatments For Acne
  109. Varicose Eczema
  110. Venous Leg Ulcers
  111. Viral Rashes
  112. Vitiligo
  113. Vulval Intraepithelial Neoplasia
  114. Warts and Verrucas
  115. Wound Infection