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Folliculitis
by Kimberly Allen, RN Each one of the individual hairs on your body are rooted in a tiny, tiny pocket.  These pockets are called follicles.  Folliculitis occurs when you develop an infection in one or more follicles.  Folliculitis is a benign condition that is very common.  Folliculitis is more... Read more
Impetigo

Impetigo is a highly contagious superficial skin infection. It is much more prevalent in preschool and school age children than adults because children’s immune systems are not fully developed yet. Impetigo is also more common in crowded environments as well as warm humid areas…

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Toxic Shock Syndrome

Toxic Shock Syndrome

Medical August 9, 2012

Toxic shock syndrome (TSS) is a very serious, life threatening condition. It is cause by the toxins that are produced by certain bacteria. TSS has frequently been associated with tampon use by women that are menstruating…

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