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Verruca

My son has developed a verruca on his foot, and I may have one, too. I do not want to put chemicals on our skin. How can we deal with this naturally? - CN

Infected glands

Q For five years now I’ve had a skin condition called hidradenitis. I’ve been admitted to hospital 24 times to have abscesses lanced but, within a few months of each treatment, the abscesses recur. I am almost constantly on antibiotics, which I feel...

Acne and the Pill

Q My 26-month-old daughter has a persistent greenish-gray coating, with red patches, on her tongue. Her breath is also quite bad. An otherwise healthy child, she developed problems after her Hib jab at four months,

Dermatitis

Q I recently contracted dermatitis, probably as a result of all the painkillers and antibiotics I was given after minor knee surgery. Rashes, irritating spots and discoloured patches have now begun to appear at random

Help for ovarian cysts

Q I’m a 30-year-old woman and, since December 2003, I have suffered from hair-follicle abscesses at the back of my head (folliculitis) and ringworm on my forehead. Recently, I was diagnosed with polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS).

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