Pustules: Causes, Identification and Treatments
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What causes pustule? 6 possible conditions

Pustules are small bumps on the skin that contain fluid or pus. They usually present as white bumps surrounded by red skin. These bumps look very similar to pimples, but they can grow quite big. Pustules may develop on any part of the body, but they most... Read more

See a list of possible causes in order from the most common to the least.



Your skin has tiny holes called pores that that can become blocked by oil, bacteria, and dirt. When this occurs, you may develop a pimple or "zit." If your skin is repeatedly affected by this condition, you may hav...

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Scabies is a skin infestation caused by a very tiny, burrowing bug. Learn about scabies symptoms, transmission, diagnosis, and treatment.

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According to the National Rosacea Society, rosacea is a chronic skin disease that affects more than 16 million Americans. The cause of rosacea is still unknown, and there is no cure. However, res

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Psoriasis Overview

Psoriasis is a chronic disease characterized by red patches on the skin, often accompanied with silvery-white scales of dead skin cells. It is not contagious.

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Also known as varicella, chickenpox is a virus that often affects children. It is characterized by itchy, red blisters that appear all over the body.

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Smallpox is an extremely contagious and deadly virus for which there is no known cure. This disease has been completely eradicated.

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