Chickenpox is a contagious infection caused by the varicella-zoster virus. It causes an itchy rash with small, fluid-filled blisters. Although uncomfortable, most people recover within 1-2 weeks. It is highly contagious to those who haven’t had the disease or been vaccinated against it.
- August 8, 2019
Scabies is not an infection. It is an infestation of microscopic mites called Sarcoptes scabiei, which can actually live on your skin for months. They reproduce on the outer layers of the skin and then burrow into it and lay eggs. This causes itching and red rashes on the skin.
- July 31, 2019
Vaginitis, which is also called vulvovaginitis, vaginal infection or inflammation, is not a specific disease. It is a type of symptom caused by infectious and non-infectious sources which include STDs or sexually-transmitted diseases. It can affect the vulva, or the external part of the woman’s genitals. It is very common
- July 26, 2019