Skin Conditions Articles

chillblains 24 7 medcare
Sep 02, 2021

Chilblains - Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment

What are Chilblains?  Chilblains or perniosis is an uncommon inflammatory skin condition that mainly occurs during colder temperatures. Patients will experience red,...
Patient with itchy hives on arm.
Jul 15, 2021

Hives (Urticaria) - Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment

Urticaria (Hives) – Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment   What are Hives (Urticaria)? Urticaria is a skin condition that occurs in the form...
Intertrigo
Feb 11, 2021

What is Intertrigo? Symptoms & Causes

Intertrigo is a skin condition characterised by a rash located in flexures. This means intertrigo rash can be seen: Around the folds...
Patient skin check for Melanoma
Feb 11, 2021

What is Melanoma?

Melanoma is a type of skin cancer that forms in the melanocytes or the pigment cells of the skin. It is the...
Image of leg with Cellulitis
Feb 11, 2021

What is Cellulitis?

Cellulitis is quite a common skin infection in Australia. This skin condition is caused by a bacterial infection, predominantly by group A...
24-7 Medcare Acne
Oct 27, 2020

What is Acne?

Acne is a skin condition that affects both males and females. While acne normally starts when a person reaches
man scratching sock
Oct 27, 2020

What is Tinea?

Tinea also known as “Ringworm” is quite a common infection of the skin, hair or nails  caused by a variety of  fungi...
Woman scratching back
Oct 20, 2020

Heat Rash

Heat rash which is also known as prickly heat or miliaria  is a medical condition characterised by a painless, but itchy skin...
Woman scratching hand / eczema
Oct 19, 2020

Eczema - What is it?

Eczema is a very common condition characterised by an irritation or inflammation of the skin.


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Vaginal Thrush - Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment

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