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