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Everything you need to know about gingivostomatitis
Gingivostomatitis is an infection that occurs in and around the mouth. It causes painful sores, blisters, and swelling. It is more common in children and is highly contagious. Learn more about the causes and risk factors in this article, as well as treatment options and how to get relief. (Medical News Today)

Differences between pimples and cold sores
Cold sores and pimples can look similar, but they are two separate conditions. Here, we examine their differences and similarities, including their causes, treatment, and prevention. (Medical News Today)

What can cause facial swelling?
A person's face can become swollen in response to injuries, allergic reactions, infections, and other medical conditions. Face swelling that occurs alongside other symptoms, such as breathing difficulties or rapid heartbeat, may indicate anaphylaxis, which requires immediate medical assistance. Learn more here. (Medical News Today)

What causes a pimple in the nose?
Pimples in the nose can cause pain and discomfort. They can often result from an ingrown hair and usually go away without treatment. However, a pimple in the nose can sometimes be the sign of a more serious condition, such as an infection. Learn more about causes and how to treat a pimple in the nose here. (Medical News Today)

How does psoriatic arthritis affect the hands?
Psoriatic arthritis can cause swelling, pain, and stiffness in the finger and hand joints. In this article, we look at ways to treat and manage the symptoms of psoriatic arthritis in the hands. (Medical News Today)

What to know about inverted nipples
Inverted nipples are relatively common in both males and females, and nipple inversion is not a cause for concern. Though no treatment is usually necessary, there are several methods of correcting the inversion. Learn more here. (Medical News Today)

What to know about age spots (liver spots)
Age spots, or liver spots, are common and harmless. They do not require treatment, but people can get rid of them with creams and cosmetic procedures. Age spots can resemble certain forms of skin cancer, and anyone concerned about an age spot should speak with a doctor. (Medical News Today)

Why are my feet swollen?
There are many explanations for why a person may have swollen feet. Some causes, such as a twisted or sprained ankle, are obvious. Others might be less apparent but need urgent medical attention. These include a blood clot in the leg, heart failure, and preeclampsia. Find out when to see a doctor for swollen feet here. (Medical News Today)

Crohn's mouth ulcers: What to know
People with Crohn’s disease may be more prone to mouth ulcers. Learn about the reasons why in this article. We also cover possible treatments. (Medical News Today)

How to identify psoriasis and ringworm
Psoriasis and ringworm both cause red, scaly rashes to appear on the skin. Learn how to tell psoriasis and ringworm apart, plus how to identify other common skin rashes, here. (Medical News Today)

How to tell the difference between psoriasis and skin cancer
Psoriasis and skin cancer both change the skin’s appearance. Being able to recognize these diseases can result in early treatment and a better outlook. Learn to distinguish between symptoms of psoriasis and skin cancer here. (Medical News Today)

11 triggers for psoriasis flares
People with psoriasis experience flares where the symptoms worsen. Triggers include stress, certain medications, and skin injuries. Here, we explore possible triggers for psoriasis flares and tips on how to avoid and manage them. (Medical News Today)

Symptoms and severity of plaque psoriasis
Plaque psoriasis is the most common form of psoriasis. Treatment will depend on the severity of the symptoms, which doctors may determine using grading scales. In this article, we provide pictures of plaque psoriasis to help people identify the condition. (Medical News Today)

What to know about Accutane and Crohn's
Some cases studies have identified a possible link between Accutane, an acne medication, and the development of Crohn’s disease. Does this medication increase a person’s risk? We look at the research. (Medical News Today)

What can cause flushed skin?
Flushed skin is often a harmless and short-lived reaction to being too hot, exercising, or having emotional responses, including anxiety and embarrassment. However, flushing can sometimes be a sign of an underlying medical condition, such as rosacea, certain cancers, or an endocrine disorder. Learn more here. (Medical News Today)

Is my rash psoriasis or folliculitis?
Psoriasis and folliculitis are both skin conditions that can cause small bumps on the skin. The causes, other symptoms, and treatment of the two conditions are different. In this article, we look at how to identify and treat psoriasis and folliculitis. (Medical News Today)

Psoriasis and pityriasis rosea: What's the difference?
Psoriasis and pityriasis rosea are common skin conditions that can cause patches of scaly, red skin. In this article, we look at the causes and treatment of these conditions and how people can identify each of them. (Medical News Today)

How can psoriasis affect the mouth and tongue?
Psoriasis can affect any part of the body, including the mouth and tongue. The tongue may develop cracks and fissures, or smooth, red patches, in a complication called geographic tongue. Learn about the causes, symptoms, and treatments for psoriasis on the tongue here. (Medical News Today)

How to treat and prevent ingrown pubic hair
Ingrown pubic hairs are a common problem but may be more likely to affect those who shave or wax. In this article, learn how to treat and prevent them. (Medical News Today)

Is there a link between psoriasis and cancer?
There is a current debate about whether or not there is a link between psoriasis, or psoriasis treatments, and certain cancers. We take a look at what the research says. (Medical News Today)

How to treat chapped lips in a newborn
Chapped lips are common in newborns. People can relieve dry lips using gentle home remedies, such as moisturizing creams and oils. In this article, we explore the causes, treatment, and prevention of chapped lips in newborns. (Medical News Today)

What can cause a rash on the face in a baby?
Babies commonly develop rashes on their faces. Most are nothing to worry about, and many clear up on their own. Possible causes include eczema, acne, milia, and slapped cheek syndrome. Learn more here. (Medical News Today)

How to treat and prevent an infected ear piercing
Ear piercings are prone to infection, especially when they are new. In this article, learn how to recognize an infection, as well as how to treat it. (Medical News Today)

Can apple cider vinegar help with eczema?
Proponents believe that apple cider vinegar can reduce symptoms of eczema by balancing the skin’s pH level. However, the vinegar can also burn sensitive areas. Here, learn about the benefits and risks of using this natural remedy. (Medical News Today)

Inverse psoriasis and jock itch: What's the difference?
People often confuse inverse psoriasis with jock itch because they can both cause an itchy red rash around the genitals. There are, however, differences in the symptoms, causes, and treatments of psoriasis and jock itch. Learn more here. (Medical News Today)

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