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Medical skin problems can be serious and life-threatening. Understanding medical skin problems is extremely helpful in diagnosing them early. This section covers everything to do with medical skin problems.

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Staph Infections 101

Though some think they're limited to hospitals, you can catch staph infections anywhere from restaurants to locker rooms. How do these infections spread, and what is it like to have one?


Quick Tips: Help for Acne

 Quick Tips: Help for Acne

Acne isn't just for teenagers. Anyone can be affected! Learn acne basics plus easy ways to prevent and treat unwanted pimples. See more »

5 Common Skin Parasites

 5 Common Skin Parasites

Whether you like it or not, certain critters may see you as a meal. Learn how to avoid common skin parasites like bedbugs, fleas, and lice See more »

5 Treatments for Scalp Psoriasis

 5 Treatments for Scalp Psoriasis

Scalp psoriasis and dandruff are two different skin issues, though they both can be embarrassing. Cure scalp psoriasis with these easy treatments. See more »

5 Things to Know About Chicken Pox

 5 Things to Know About Chicken Pox

Chicken pox is one of the most feared infections – who wants to be covered with itchy spots? Spot and treat chicken pox using our helpful guide. See more »

Quick Tips: Moles and Cancer

 Quick Tips: Moles and Cancer

How can I tell if the new moles developing on my skin are cancerous? Read on to learn about identifying cancerous moles from benign marks. See more »

Do you know the signs of skin cancer?

 Do you know the signs of skin cancer?

Do you know the signs of skin cancer or think that skin cancer isn't a problem? See the signs of skin cancer to protect yourself and get informed. See more »

Do you have a mole that doesn't look right?

 Do you have a mole that doesn't look right?

Not all mole changes signal melanoma, but it's important to have any changes checked out early. Learn what you should do if you have a mole that doesn't look right. See more »

Skin Cancer Q&A

 Skin Cancer Q&A

Skin cancer can be prevented with proper skin care. Read these Q&A to learn more about skin cancer. See more »

The Basics of Skin Fungus

 The Basics of Skin Fungus

For many, the mere idea of a fungus living in one's skin is repulsive. Learn the basics of skin fungus in this article. See more »

10 Causes and Treatments for Cold Sores

 10 Causes and Treatments for Cold Sores

Cold sores are caused by a virus that those infected will carry with them for the rest of their lives. Learn about 10 causes and treatments for cold sores in this article. See more »