A-Z of Conditions

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Candida

Commonly known as "thrush" - depending on which area of the body is involved eg vagina, mouth, etc (the condition can look very different) Commonly known as "thrush" - depending on which area of the body is involved eg vagina, mouth, etc (the condition can look very different)

Cold Sores (Herpes)

Medically known as "herpes" and is due to the herpes simplex virus causing tingling or painful blisters recurring in the same body position eg the lips time after time. Tingling or painful blisters recurring in the same body position (eg the lips) time after time. These are caused by the virus herpes simplex. Typically the […]

Crabs

Also known as "body lice" or "pubic lice" - can be seen small black dots on the skin or hairs. Commonly known as 'crabs' These are tiny insects that live on human hair and can affect various body sites including the genital area. They can be quite difficult to see and can cause quite a […]

Cysts

Smooth 1-2 centimetre swellings just below the skin surface usually on the upper trunk and commonly on the scalp. Smooth 1-2 centimetre swellings just below the skin surface usually on the upper trunk and commonly on the scalp. The full name is epidermoid cysts or sometimes pilar cysts. These are often isolated - that is […]
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