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THERE’S NO WORM IN RINGWORM!

Despite the name, the condition Ringworm has nothing to do with worms! It’s a common fungal infection, and is named after the distinctive ring-like shape.

SKIN HYPOPIGMENTATION: VITILIGO

Characterised by the development of pale, white patches on the skin, Vitiligo is a autoimmune condition affecting approximately 1% of people across the world, including pop legend Michael Jackson, as well as Canadian model Winnie Harlow. But how much do you know about this condition?

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SCABIES: THE SEVEN YEAR ITCH

Scabies is a contagious skin infection, caused by the Sarcoptes scabiei mite. Historically, it has been known as the seven year itch due to its resistance to treatment and difficulty to eradicate. Read on for the most common sign of Scabies…

SKIN TAGS

Our most common questions regarding skin tags are, ‘what are they?’ and ‘how can I remove them?!’. We tackle these two main queries, as well as many more, in today’s blog post!

Are you experiencing mild hearing loss? It could be a build-up of ear wax. We offer an ear syringing service at all our clinics.

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LDC’S DR SETH RANKIN SPEAKS TO COSMO: 8 REASONS YOU NEED TO PEE!

LDC’s founder and CEO, as well as highly experienced GP, Dr Seth Rankin speaks to Cosmo Online about a crucial topic: why do we need to pee?! He also suggests the top 8 reasons why people might find themselves needing to pee more often that usual. Go on, keep reading – you know you’re interested!

LOVE YOUR SKIN WEEK: DERMATOLOGY Q&A

As part of Love Your Skin week, our in-house Dermatology specialist, Dr Heschil Lewin, has answered some of your most pressing skin-related questions! Take it away, Dr Lewin…

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We offer same day STI testing with fast delivery of results. We can also offer you advice and support on STDs, contraception and fertility.

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DRY, ITCHY SKIN: IS IT ECZEMA?

There are many different causes for itchy skin, one of which being eczema. We’ve all heard of this skin condition, but what exactly causes it? And is it contagious? Read on for the answers to these questions and more, in today’s blog piece on Eczema.

ITCHY SKIN

As part of LDC’s ‘Love Your Skin Week’, we’re focusing on a common patient complaint: itchy skin. There are a whole wealth of reasons for itchy skin – how many can you guess? Read on for the answer!

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LDC’S LOVE YOUR SKIN WEEK!

It’s been a long Winter, but it finally looks like Spring is on its way. And if there’s one part of the body that gets far more attention in warmer weather – it’s our skin! So, as the temperature creeps back up, and those sleeves are getting shorter, we’re promoting the awareness of healthy skin!

HIV & AIDS: DEBUNKING THE MYTHS

Where STI’s are concerned, HIV is often described as ‘the big one’, with the scariest reputation. But it doesn’t have to be this way – with better awareness, understanding, and treatment than ever before, HIV no longer carries the stigma it used to. Brush up on your understanding of HIV and AIDS, by reading today’s blog piece covering the topic.

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