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  • Mastocytosis

    Mastocytosis is the abnormal growth of mast cells in the body. Mast cells are part of the immune system, which…

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  • Lichen Sclerosus

    Lichen sclerosus is a skin condition that often affects your genital or anal areas. It is most common in women…

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  • Psoriasis

    Psoriasis is a common chronic skin condition. It causes a rash that is raised with red marks and flaky white…

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  • Acne

    Acne is a common skin condition that develops when the hair follicles in your skin are blocked by dead skin…

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  • Common Skin Conditions During Pregnancy

    Skin changes are a normal part of pregnancy. Many conditions aren’t preventable and don’t require treatment. Most go away after…

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  • How to Protect Yourself From Job-related Skin Problems

    Workers of all ages and in almost all jobs can have skin problems that are related to their occupation. Learn…

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  • Jock Itch

    Jock itch is a fungal infection. It causes a red, blistery skin rash around the groin, upper thigh, scrotum, penis,…

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