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Dealing with herpetic whitlow

Herpetic whitlow is an infection of the fingertip that causes severe pain. It usually affects one or several fingers and usually affects the terminal phalanx. This condition is caused by the herpes simplex virus (HSV). The condition causes severe pain and blisters. Symptoms of herpetic whitlow Redness and swollen Development of rashes with vesicles filled […]

Itchy ear canal

An itchy ear canal can be the result of an inflamed or flaky skin condition develops when the skin inside the ear is damaged, infected with bacteria or fungus and waterlogged. This condition is also known as otitis externa. This condition causes itching sensation, dry flaky skin, pain, soreness and a watery discharge with an […]