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Herpes Whitlow

Herpes whitlow is a skin rash caused due to infection by herpes simplex virus/HSV. The early stages of the infection is marked by formation of tiny, reddish, and elevated spots or bumps on skin, especially the fingers. The abnormal bumps will then worsen and turn into a severely painful and discomforting lesion. Sometimes, the pain […]

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Tinea versicolor

Tinea versicolor is a type of fungal skin infection caused by a yeast species that naturally occurs on the human skin. The skin disease, identified by an abnormal rash on skin, is caused due to uncontrolled growth of the yeast. Tinea versicolor is also known as pityriasis versicolor. The fungus hampers normal skin pigmentation leading […]

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