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Ringworm (Skin Fungal Infection)

Definition Ringworm or dermatophytosis is a type of skin disease occurring due to fungal infections and characterized by reddish and itchy circular rash on the skin with healthy-looking skin in the middle. Due [Read More ...]

Sunburn

Definition Sunburn is a form of radiation injury occurring after prolonged exposure to ultraviolet (UV) radiation especially from the sun. The skin becomes red, painful and hot to touch and usually it takes [Read More ...]

Scabies

Definition Scabies is a skin disease characterized by intense itchy skin lesions due an infestation by a small burrowing mite known as Sarcoptes scabiei. Scabies is a highly contagious disease and spreads [Read More ...]

Basal Cell Carcinoma

What is basal cell carcinoma? Basal cell carcinoma is a type of skin cancer that arises from basal layer of the skin or from a hair follicle. It is one of the most common types of cancer and rarely spreads to [Read More ...]

Freckles

Definition Tiny, flat dark spots on the skin that darken upon exposure to sun are referred to as freckles. This word is also commonly used to refer to the dermatological condition of having spotted skin [Read More ...]
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