Skin Conditions

Topical Steroid Withdrawal Symptoms, Causes & Treatment Options
Topical steroid withdrawal is a skin condition that can develop when someone uses potent topical steroids frequently and for a long time.

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Cherry Angioma Symptoms, Causes & Treatment Options
A cherry angioma is a smooth, cherry-red, harmless bump on the skin. They can occur nearly anywhere on the body, and most commonly start appearing around age 40.

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Pale Skin Around the Lips Symptoms, Causes & Statistics
Pale white skin around the lips can be caused from an iron deficiency anemia, a skin pigment condition known as vitiligo, or a circulation issue called vasovagal syncope. Read now for more information on causes for pale discoloration around the mouth and how to find treatment.

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Cold Skin Symptoms, Causes & Common Questions
Understand your cold skin symptoms with Buoy, including 5 causes and common questions concerning your cold skin.

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Wart Symptoms, Causes & Treatment Options
Warts are small, rough, rounded growths on the top layer of the skin. They may appear alone or in clusters. Common warts are caused by the human papillomavirus (HPV) and are contagious through direct contact. Warts, although benign, can easily spread to other parts of the body without treatment.

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Lyme Disease: Get Tested Early & Reduce Your Risk
What is Lyme disease? Am I at risk for it? With the warmer months approaching, learn about the signs and symptoms of Lyme disease and how to protect yourself.

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Coping with Lupus: Symptoms, Causes, & Long-Term Management
Lupus is an inflammatory disease caused by the immune system attacking itself and can affect the joints, skin, kidneys, blood cells, brain, heart, and lungs.

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Mole Symptoms, Causes & Treatment Options
Moles are often benign skin changes; however, any alarming changes should be evaluated. They may appear as flat “stains” or raised clusters, as small irregularities that can be a variety of shapes or colors, flaps of skin attached on only one side, or dark, fibrous scar tissue.

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Hives Symptoms, Causes & Treatment Options
Hives are flat red welts that can appear anywhere on the skin and are usually itchy. Hives often occur as an allergic reaction to something eaten or ingested or something that has contacted the skin. They can also occur due to stress or autoimmune diseases.

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Itchy Rash Symptoms, Causes & Common Questions
Understand your itchy rash symptoms with Buoy, including 10 causes and common questions concerning your itchy rash.

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Lichen Sclerosus Symptoms, Causes & Treatment Options
Lichen sclerosus is a chronic skin condition in which a person forms patches of white, wrinkly, thin skin. It is most commonly experienced in the anus and genital regions.

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Pop It or Leave It? How to Help Your Blisters Heal
A blister is a small bubble on the skin that could be filled with fluid and is usually caused by forceful friction, burning, freezing, chemical exposure, or infection.

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Ludwig's Angina Symptoms, Causes & Treatment Options
Ludwig's angina is a rare but serious infection of the space below the jaw and the floor of the mouth, under the tongue, usually caused by bacteria normally found in the mouth.

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Dermatofibroma Symptoms, Causes & Treatment Options
A dermatofibroma is a common benign skin growth that usually appears on the lower legs. They can appear alone or in groups and are painless but may be tender or itchy.

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Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis Symptoms, Causes & Treatment
Toxic epidermal necrolysis is a serious, life-threatening skin condition characterized by redness, severe blistering, widespread skin detachment and peeling.

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Skin Infection (Cellulitis) Symptoms, Causes & Treatment

A bacterial infection of the skin, called cellulitis, is a relatively common condition that manifests as redness and pain at the site of infection, and sometimes, fever. Cellulitis can be a serious, potentially life-threatening infection if not treated promptly with antibiotics.

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Light Red or Pink Bump on Skin Symptom, Causes & Questions

Causes for light red bumps on the skin range from common conditions that you can treat at home to more serious causes that require a doctor's visit. Read more below to learn about red bumps on skin and what they mean for you.

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