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Erythema Multiforme: Causes, Symptoms, Risk Factors and Treatment

Erythema multiforme is a common skin condition in response to an allergic reaction or infection. Basic anaphylactic shock recognition and management is covered in a standard first aid course. Erythema mutliforme is a type of hypersensitivity reaction that occurs upon body exposure to particular medications, illnesses and infections. It commonly occurs in children and young […]

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MASTITIS

Mastitis happens when the tissue in your breast becomes infected and it commonly affects women who are breastfeeding. Mastitis usually happens during the first three months after giving birth or can happen later during breastfeeding. Mastitis Risk Factors You are at risk for mastitis if you are experiencing or have the following: Breastfeeding during the […]

Cellulitis

Cellulitis refers to a common bacteria skin infection which can be potentially serious as well. Cellulitis occurs as a swollen, reddened region of the skin that may feel tender and hot. Cellulitis is a skin condition that rapidly spreads and the skin regions on the lower leg are most often affected. However, this condition can […]