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  1. Dermatitis herpetiformis

    Dermatitis herpetiformis (DH) is a rare, very itchy, skin rash linked to the digestive disorder coeliac disease.

  2. Prurigo

    Prurigo describes a group of skin conditions causing itchy spots or bumps and discomfort. The bumps may also be called nodules or papules.

  3. What are the symptoms of a cold sore?

    Learn about the symptoms of a cold sore.

  4. How can I disguise a cold sore?

    As cold sore may be triggered by tiredness, stress or too much alcohol they often appear at the party season when you want to look your best. Here are some tips to help you disguise a cold sore.

  5. How to avoid infecting others with cold sores

    Get tips on avoiding infection other people with your cold sore.

  6. Psoriasis

    Psoriasis is a skin condition that results in patches of skin with silvery scales, and red and flaky areas that can be itchy, sore, or sometimes painful.

  7. How can I prevent cold sores?

    You can't stop being infected with the virus that causes cold sores, but thgere are steps that can be taken to avoid cold sores recurring.

  8. How are cold sores treated?

    Treatments can only help to ease the symptoms of a cold sore outbreak and may speed up healing of the sores. They will not get rid of the herpes simplex virus, which causes cold sores.

  9. Itching

    Itching, or itchy skin (the medical name is pruritus), is a common symptom of a wide range of conditions. It may occur in one area of the body (localised) or all over (generalised). There may be a rash or spot where the itching occurs.

  10. Pustular psoriasis

    Pustular psoriasis is a more rare type of psoriasis causing pus-filled blisters or pustules on the skin.

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