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    1. Allergies and Eczema: What’s the Link?

      Find out why so many people with allergies also develop eczema.

    2. Angiokeratoma Circumscriptum

      Angiokeratoma circumscriptum. This vascular ectasia may be present at birth but has been reported to develop in childhood and even adulthood. There is a higher incidence in females. Lesions are most commonly found on the lower extremities but may be found elsewhere. Lesions consist of small nodules or larger plaques characterized by a dark red to purple color and a warty, hyperkeratotic scale sometimes in a linear distribution. These lesions may bleed when traumatized.

    3. Auricular Tags

      Auricular tags. Supernumerary vestiges of the external structures of ears are common. Accessory tragi and auricular tags with or without communication to deeper structures may be deceptively simple. Those in this photograph are probably harmless nubs of tissue that could be sliced off and their bases delicately electrodesiccated. Should that be all there is, the cosmetic result would be fine. Sometimes, however, such structures bear cartilage within them and have communication to uncertain depths toward the more important structures in the external canal or middle ear.

    4. Fungal Nail Infection

      Photograph of a fungal nail infection, which occurs when a fungus attacks a fingernail, a toenail, or the skin under the nail, called the nail bed.

    5. 10 Tips for Preventing Acne

      Ten tips for preventing acne written just for teens.

    6. Teen Acne: When Should You See a Doctor?

      Some cases of teen acne are best treated by a doctor or dermatologist. Here's how to tell the difference between mild, run-of-the-mill teen acne symptoms and something more serious.

    7. Skin Conditions: Teenage Acne

      Teenage acne is very common. Learn about this skin condition.

    8. Teen Acne: Prescription Treatments for Acne

      If over-the-counter acne products don’t clear your teen’s acne, it may be time to consider prescription treatments. Here’s acne treatment information for teens and their parents.

    9. Muehrcke's Lines of the Fingernails

      WebMD explains the causes, symptoms, and treatment of Muehrcke's lines on the fingernails – a condition in which white bands stretch across the entire nail from side to side.

    10. How to Pick a Topical Corticosteroid for Psoriasis

      Find out how to choose a corticosteroid that you put on your skin to treat the itchy, red patches that go along with psoriasis.

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