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Online UV Index to Help You Stay Sun Safe

How much more should we protect ourselves from the sun’s harmful UV rays in Spring? ARPANSA developed a daily Ultraviolet Radiation Index to help you.

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Survey Reveals that Men Aren’t Recognising Risks for Skin Cancer

Less than one-in-three Australian men (32%) consider themselves at high risk of skin cancer, despite 82% reporting at least one risk factor.

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Skin Cancer and Winter Care

Contrary to popular belief, you still need UV protection in certain winter conditions. Sun damage is cumulative, so even a little bit can build up.

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Effective Acne Treatments Discussed By Dr Erin Mullan

Dr Erin Mullan discusses acne treatment. Things like comedomes (blackheads), nodules, pustules, cysts and papules are all signs of acne.

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Top 7 Reasons Why People See a Dermatologist

There are many reasons people opt to see a dermatologist. If you have a condition that is not clearing with an over-the-counter treatment see a derm.

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Common skin conditions that may affect your baby

Your baby’s skin is guaranteed to break out in some sort of rash at one point or another! The 5 most common skin conditions that could affect your baby..

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PCOS & Acne

PCOS patients often experience active acne, because the ovaries over-produce testosterone and other androgens.

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Stasis Dermatitis

Stasis dermatitis usually happens when there is a problem with blood flow in the veins causing pressure to develop (usually in the legs).

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Nummular Eczema: Triggers, Symptoms & Treatment

Nummular eczema (discoid eczema and nummular dermatitis) is a common type of eczema, it is different than common eczema and can difficult to treat.

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What Is Contact Dermatitis?

Contact dermatitis occurs when the skin comes in contact with irritating substances or allergens. These irritants cause the skin to become inflamed.

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Neurodermatitis: Causes, symptoms & treatments

Neurodermatitis is an itchy skin disease similar to atopic dermatitis. If you suffer from severe or persistent symptoms consult a specialist dermatologist.

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Dyshidrotic Eczema

Dyshidrotic eczema is a skin condition that yields small, itchy blisters on the edges of the fingers, toes, palms, and soles of the feet.

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