Typhus is a rare bacterial infection that people can acquire from insect bites. Discover its symptoms, risk factors, and the treatment options available.
Mounting evidence shows that many beauty products — particularly makeup sponges — become contaminated with potentially harmful bacteria.
The smallpox vaccine has eradicated the potentially deadly disease. Anyone who has received this vaccination may notice that it left a scar. Learn more in this article.
An anal yeast infection occurs when there is an overgrowth in concentrations of Candida in the anus. Read this article to learn more about the symptoms, causes, treatments, and risk factors associated with anal yeast infections.
Candida is a yeast that lives naturally inside the body and on the skin. Some people claim that apple cider vinegar could help to treat Candida infections. This article discusses the research behind the claims.
A range of viral infections, including shingles, chickenpox, and measles, can cause a skin rash. Learn more about the types, symptoms, and treatment of a viral rash here.
Cold sores are highly infectious blisters that develop on the lips and around the mouth. They result from a common viral infection and tend to be contagious for around 15 days. Learn more here.
Foot infections can be painful and may develop for several different reasons. We discuss what symptoms to expect and how to treat them.
Chickenpox usually affects children, but it can also occur in adults. In this article, we look at the specific symptoms and treatments of chickenpox in adults.
There is no cure for chickenpox, but the infection usually clears up without treatment within a couple of weeks. In the meantime, people can use home remedies to ease the symptoms.