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    1. Shingles: Are You Risking Nerve Pain?

      Learn more from WebMD about treatment for postherpetic neuralgia, the pain that lingers after a shingles outbreak.

    2. Hereditary Angioedema (HAE)

      The causes, symptoms, and treatment of hereditary angioedema, a genetic condition that causes bouts of swelling.

    3. Keratosis Pilaris

      Keratosis pilaris is a common, harmless skin condition that causes small, hard bumps on the upper arms, thighs, buttocks, and sometimes face.

    4. What Is Seborrheic Dermatitis?

      Seborrheic dermatitis, or seborrhea, is a common skin disease that causes a red, itchy rash with white scales. On an infant's scalp, it's called "cradle cap." Dandruff is another form of it.

    5. Hemangioma

      A left upper eyelid hemangioma in its early growth phase, a lesion that may threaten the child’s vision.

    6. Hemangioma

      Hemangiomas occur in a variety of sizes, locations, and degrees of combination of capillaries, larger vessels, and venous lakes. The hemangioma pictured here is of the simplest sort. It is limited, superficial, and largely capillary. Lesions of this sort tend to increase in size for a period of time and then to involute partially or totally. Most often, the best cosmetic result is achieved by allowing this spontaneous process to run its course.

    7. Gianetti-Crosti Syndrome on Elbow

      Gianetti-Crosti syndrome. Erythematous papules on the elbows.

    8. Fire Ant Bites

      A fire ant attaches to a person by biting with its jaws. Then, pivoting its head, it stings from its belly in a circular pattern at multiple sites.

    9. Fire Ant Stings

      Fire ant stings. Erythematous macules with central pustule formation 24 hours after bites in the same child.

    10. Head Lice

      Lice are tiny insects that live on humans and feed on blood. When a large number of lice live and multiply on a person, it is called an infestation.

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