Skin Conditions Articles

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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Feb 11, 2021

What is Bronchitis?

The medical condition generally referred to as ‘Bronchitis‘ occurs when a person is struck with a viral or bacterial infection that causes...
Image of patient with Chickenpox
Feb 11, 2021

What is Varicella - Chickenpox?

Varicella or Chickenpox is a viral infection accompanied by a mild fever and characterised by the formation of pimple-like skin rashes that...
Patient with Asthma inhaler
Feb 11, 2021

What is Asthma?

Influenza otherwise known as the flu, is a highly contagious respiratory condition that is caused by influenza viruses. There are 2 main...