Also known as skin abscesses, boils form as a result of a cut or break in the skin, which leads to a bacterial infection. Read More

Erysipelas Skin Infection

Erysipelas is a particular type of skin infection (cellulitis) that is characterized by blisters; skin that is red, swollen, warm and/or painful to the touch;… Read More

Folliculitis Inflammation

Folliculitis is an inflammation of one or more hair follicles. It appears as a rash or white-headed pimples or pustules near a hair follicle. Read More

Herpes Simplex Virus

Herpes Simplex Virus Type 1 is the most common form of herpes that affects most people at least once during childhood. Read More


Impetigo is a common skin infection usually found in children and infants. Read More


Intertrigo is a skin inflammation or rash that occurs in warm, moist folds of the body where two skin surfaces chafe against each other. Read More

Lyme Disease

Lyme disease is a bacterial illness and inflammatory disease that spreads through tick bites. Read More


Scabies is a harmless but very itchy and highly contagious skin condition caused by mites that burrow into the skin and lay eggs. Read More

Shingles (Herpes Zoster)

Shingles derives from the same virus that causes chicken pox. After having chicken pox, the virus lies dormant in nerve tissue underneath the skin. Read More