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    This is not a condition in itself, but rather a catch all term used to describe a number of conditions that cause inflammation of the skin. Read more →

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    Eczema

    Eczema is a chronic skin condition that causes the skin to become reddened, dry and cracked. Read more →

    im 20 ive got two children, after my first child i had excess stomach skin which is uncomftable & gets sore, i tryed alot to tone it & get back to normal & nothing worked & i had my secong baby 12 weeks ago, & its gotten worse. its so sore underneth the excess skin & ive seen alot of surgerys on excss stomach skin how would i know if im allowed it? thanks





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    I'm 16 and I'm not sexually active. The other day during my period between my vagina and anus it felt rather sore when I wipe my self when going to the toilet. I thought it'd go away once my period stopped because I thought maybe the sanitary towels were rubbing against my skin and making it sore. It's been three days since my period stopped and the soreness is still there, It hurts when I wipe when going to the toilet and feels sore if my pee touches it. I've had a look and it's pinky/red oval sore with a little bit of skin peeling around the edges. I do not want to see the doctor as I'm embarrassed about showing anyone my vagina. I'm also on new medication for acne on my face, could this effect my soreness?





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    it could just be thrush, you can buy it in pharmacys hun..:-) but if your unsure you should always see your gp it can be confidential!

    is your medication called or along the lines of roacoutine? if it is i had the same problems its probably nothing to worry about ive had allsorts due to that medication now its over with im back to normal... go to your GP and ask them though maybe a cyst or a pimple? good luck xx

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    Hi, I suffer with a sore bottom, I havent got piles but I do have a lump, more like a thick piece of skin by my bum hole that can get sore and when I have a poo my bottom bleeds and gets sore....it only itches after I go the toilet, more like an irritation. What could be my problem because its driving me crazy?





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    im sixteen years old and i have really bad acne, it really affects my social life. they are all quite hard and sore, i have to be careful when putting headbands on my head or even washing my face because they are so sore. ive tried everything on them that i can think of and they only work for a few weeks. i also get a lot on my back and chest aswell. i do have oily skin but i use moisturisers and washes for oily skin which should clear it but nothing works :( can anyone suggest anything which i can try?





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    hello i am seventeen when i was sixteen had acne problems and they realy bothered me so i contacted my doctor and he said for me to use dianette its a pill that helps regulate your periods and helps acne once my acne and periods were sorted i then changed my pill to a contrceptive pill however my spots never came back it was the only thing that worked, however make sure to check with your doctor to ensure you can take it

    ask your doctor for panoxyl aquagel 2.5 and go to acne.org to learn how to use it correctly also if youre a girl, ask to be put on dianette contraceptive pill this combination helped me massively, good luck x

    im sixteen years old and i have really bad acne, it really affects my social life. they are all quite hard and sore, i have to be careful when putting headbands on my head or even washing my face because they are so sore. ive tried everything on them that i can think of and they only work for a few weeks. i also get a lot on my back and chest aswell. i do have oily skin but i use moisturisers and washes for oily skin which should clear it but nothing works :( can anyone suggest anything which i can try?





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    Go to your GP and get an anti bacterial acne cream. It takes a little while to work (few weeks before improvement) but it worked so well for me. I now have completely clear skin. The first one I tried didn't work, but I went back for another one which wicked very well. Hope I've heped. :) x

    im a girl. and i have been having vaginal stimualtion. the other week it bled. and then was sore. its done this before, but now a week later its still sore to touch my labia. when weeing it started to hurt a bit. where the vagina opening the flaps of skin near the hymen, on one of them is a smal white spot. i dont know if this is to do with the itch cos it itches and sore. do i have thrush?





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    I'm 15 and I have a problem with the skin on my vagina. I used to shave a lot when I was on holiday and my skin is sensitive and it became irritated, I scratched it and the skin went really sore, now my skin has healed but its extremely pale white and has been for a couple of years. I just wanted to know if I was the only one who has experienced this problem and if it will go away or not. I'm too scared to go see my GP to ask them because I'm too worried, help? :s





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    Hey Im 15 And I Have Pretty Bad Acne On My Face.. But I've Tried Loads Of Skin Treatments. Like Freederm, Skin Clear, And Oil Wands.But They Never Seemed To Work. All They Did Was Inflame My Skin. And Make It Sore. I Dont Know What To Do About It. Can Anyone Help Me? xx





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    Well. Go To The Local Chemist. And Ask Your Doctor/Nurse. If They Have Any Treatments For You. It Usually Helps. Try It Mate. You'll See The Improvement! Hope It Helps x

    acne occurs when your skin becomes blocked with oil, dead skin or bacteria. you can do is try to avoid make up that includes oil ( if your female), do not squeeze or pick them because the bacteria and excess oil will spread and the acne on your skin will multiply. even though it might decrease your self-esteem do not touch your face because the bacteria on your hands will spread your face. wash your face twice a day and before you go to bed clean your face with oil-free cleanser. im only 14 but i hoped the information helped ps the reason i know these things is because i am studying to become a dermatologist

    hi, my vigina is very sore, red all over and,dry, and my skin around it .. is peeling like exma.. but i havent slept or done anything with anyone and iv never had this before and its very sore ? i dont know hat to do and im too embarssed to go to the doctors .. p.s im 18





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    Go to the doctors and let them have a look, it could be dry skin but it also could be exma, as long as you dont itch it and keep it in a nice hot bath every night then you will be fine, The things I do: a) Get in a hot bath b) Get out, dry yourself thoroughly, leaving no wet spots c) put talcon powder on and then put cotton pants on(any other material my irritate it more) d) Do this for a few days and it should go. Thanks and I hope it helps

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    the tip of my foreskin is sore and has dry skin,im not sure if i tore it a little during sex,but now its very sore and difficult going to the toilet and even hurts when rubbing against my clothing,what could i have done or could it be the start of a sti?





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    Hello, i'm 26 and have just had my first child six months ago and just developed within the last two months a really bad skin condition on my hands and feet. My skin is red and sore, it itches and sometimes i have a strong burning feeling when i am hot. It starts as little tiny blisters which start in little groups then they pop and the skin cracks and peels away leaving sore raw new skin which then repeats the cycle. It can be very sore and is affecting my daily activities with my baby girl.





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    Hi i have a skin tag at top of my leg that is huge its about 3 cm its very painful and sore and have now found there is a lump under the skin aswell that has suddenly come up Dr said few years ago it was just a skin tag and would be fine but I'm not convinced as its syill growing and as o said very sore





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    It is probably malignant/cancerous if it us that size and I think you should go get it checked.

    Hi my name is Joe, I was just wondering if I any one could shed any light on my condition, ruffly every 2 weeks I get sore around the head of my penis on the fore skin, looks like dry skin at first then turns in to small cuts all close together, it becomes very sore and I am unable to pull my fore skin back HELP!.





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    I have 5 skin tags. Two of them get caught on my bra and sometimes cover one of them up as it gets sore. i also have one on my vigina skin which sometimes gets sore too. Can I remove these myself? The thought of showing a doctor makes me shiver with embarassment.





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    Ive had this for quite a few years now its in between my breasts i have got quite a big scar it gets really itchy and sore sometimes i cant lie on my stomach because it can be that sore i have a lump underneath the skin and can get another on top of the skin it goes all pussey they burst and come back again. i have been to my GP and he didnt know what it was could you help me please because i dont know what it is and how to treat it thanks





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    I have had a skin tag in my left armpit. It has been there as long as a can remember. and am now mid-20's. I have had it frozen of at the dr's along with a mole on the side of my neck. Both of these went really sore for a few days after but now they are the same as before. The skin tag now can be really sore. Mainly when I sweat or wear a vest top which rubs against it. What is the best way to get it removed and where can I go for this?





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    Just wanted to add - dont know if anyone else has similar problems...to touch the skin around the vulva,or rub even softly, it is almost as if the skin sort of peels away, leaving red sore skin underneath, and more recently, i scratched an itch on my ankle, and the skin therre appeared to do the same. i now have a sore exposed area on my ankle. anyone else had anything similar? i ahve had behcets for years and get various symptoms, including oral and genital lesions and ulcers, aswell as extreme lethargy and bowel problems. x





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    sudocream is very useful. it also provides a waterproof barrrier. this protects the skin from getting sore and irritated. also useful for minor burn sores ect. soothing on the skin. try using it every time u change. i worked as a support worker for years. a lot of my clients used it a lot. then i used it for sanitary towel as they made me sore. it works.

    I am a 23 year old male and i contracted thrush from my partner over a year ago which resulted in the tip of my penis becoming sore and red and 'dry' skin (i say this in inverted commas as the skin looked but wasn't dry but moist), which i could rub off in the shower. The 'dry' skin cleared after a course of hydrocortisan cream but the tip of my penis stayed sore and red which affects my sex life as i now ejaculate prematurely and also find it difficult to keep an erection. If anyone knows of anything that could help please post a rely. Thanx..





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    Hi I have two small skin tags on my anus. I had ibs a few years ago so I was at the toilet more often than usual. I think due to going more often and the irritation of wiping and becoming sore eventually has brought the skin tag on over a few years. There not painful or sore and aren't causing me any problems, should I be worried or can I forget about them?





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    I have one sore on my clitoris, it is raw skin that is swollen and very sore when it comes in contact with clothes. I had one Outbreak of herpes over a year ago which was very mild. When this started I got some anti biotics from my doctor over the phone without him seeing this. After a few days it doesn't seem to have got better. Before the sore started I was away for the weekend with my boyfriend and had rather rough sex. Could it be a general sore rather than an outbreak of herpes again? If so how can I make it better





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    Hi, im 22 and in a long term relationship. Since I last had sex with my boyfriend, I noticed my vagina was sore. On closer inspection I can see a small area inside my vagina which is very sore and almost looks like a burn. After a couple of days I got a white sort of skin on top of this which is very sore to touch. It doesn't burn when I go to the toilet, just very sore when touched or wiped. Definitely not an sti as I have been checked. Im not too worried about it but hoping there is something I can do to reduce soreness and get rid of it?





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    Same here! I'm panicking, I just noticed this, but haven't been checked, I'm thinking it might be a tear? Thoughts?

    i suffer with psoriasis on my elbows, which can become itchy and sore. i tried using 2 types of steroid cream, 1 made my skin sore and the other made my skin turn red raw. my friend introduced me to Dream Cream, which can be brought in lush. the cream is the most amazing cream iv ever used in my life, it keeps my skin moist and has helped clear my psoriasis up a bit. its better then any treatment iv received from the doctor. i reccomend it!! it really works!





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    I previously had a very sore nose, with a scab, my nose kept bleeding and hurt when touching it. It then turned a little yellow, crusty and weeping. After 3 weeks it didn't go away so I decided to visit the Dr who said it'll likely be a staph infection. I was treated with antibiotics and it went away a week later. I continued with my antibiotics and finished the course. A month on and I have a sore up my nose again which is starting to get progressively worse. The sore is on the septum wall and itchy, it's not as bad as last time but in a few days it's gone from a bump to a sore. I'm confused as to what it is. As it starts off as a bump and the skin breaks and creates a sore. Any ideas? Thanks





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    I've had that for years with long gaps in between. It is very sore, I feel like I am growing sharp crystals up my nose, it bleeds, is nippy and scabby!! With me it is Strep B, I get prescibed Naseptin, it does work. Have it at the moment, so just about to get another swab done and try and find out why it keeps coming back!!

    my parnter is suffering with the end of his penis. his penis is sore when he trys to pull back his fore skin and when he goes to the toilet its sore. also the tip of the fore skin seems really dry and has a open cut. please help.





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    I'm approaching 30 and twice in the last few months i've torn my foreskin where it meets the underside of my penis and it bled both times. It was sore for the first day or so and the cut has healed both times but the skin hasnt rejoined to the head. Also over the past year or so occasionally the skin at the top of my foresking gets tight and is sore for a few days when this happens but has never bled. Is it just my age or should I get checked out?





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    I have had itchy,sore,dry crAcked skin for the last 8years it's behind my ears and sonetimes on my scalp , sometimes it's ok , but when it gets bad it's weepy,sore,bleeding,and it can smell! I do use creams , and when I use them it goes away , clears up , but not fully , and still itches! It's quite bad at the moment , scaley, cracked and sore and it's on my scalp , I don't no what to do any suggestions !?!??





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    I have excema too and I found this amazing product on the market at the moment called Moogloo, its a range and they have a scalp cream which you put on before you wash ur hair and it really soothes ur scalp and lifts any dry dead skin. def try it worked for me.

    I use Eumoceam to prevent it as it keeps my skin soft and benovate when I have flare ups which is prescription I also take a piriton when I feel all itchy and that seems to solve it !

    Hiya my names stacey I'm 20 years old ive had bad eczema all my life I had a little girl 11 months ago but while I was pregnant I was classed as a burnt victim due to my skin being so red,sore i was stuck in hospital due to my skin leaking so i had to have fluids drained into me and etc but since having my little girl my skin is so so very sore which I can barley touch or even pick my daughter up it feels like sunburn but worse even wearing clothes kills me I was wondering if Its my eczema or another sort of condition?? I really need help because I'm in so much pain and not being able to pick my little girl up is heart breaking?





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    Hey i am 16, when i first started using tampons, when i was taking them out sometimes they got caught by a thin stretchy pieve of skin from my vagina and was quite painful. i just assumed it was part of my hymen and would break once i started having sex. i started having sex a few months ago, as i expected i blead on my first couple of times, then when it came to the time of the month to use tampons again, the piece of skin is still there and after sex is quite sore. what is it? shall i get it checked out ir will it stretch to join the sides of my vagina? The piece of skin is right at the entrance of my vagina. i feel quite scared when i go to have sex because sex obviously stretches this piece of skin and makes me feel sore. what should i do? what is it? please reply im quite worried! i havent told anyone about this!





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    hi, im 16 and im really sore down below and it feels like all of my skin has came off the inside of my lips and im having this pinky discharge. its really sore to touch :( please help me !





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