O Skin topics

The A to Z of Skin information has been developed to help you understand more about common skin conditions and problems, and how these may be treated.

 

  • Obstetric cholestasis

    Obstetric cholestasis also known as Intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy, is a rare liver condition which causes an itchy skin. There is no rash but the skin may show scratch marks (excoriations) or ...

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  • Onabotulinumtoxin A

    Neurotoxins are a group of substances that are used in dermatology to treat hyperhidrosis (excessive sweating). They are also used to reduce wrinkles, most commonly those around the eyes and on the fo...

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  • Orf

    Orf is an infection caused by the parapox virus which primarily infects sheep and goats. The condition is most commonly seen in animal handlers, butchers and farm workers. Anyone can become infected b...

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