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close this bookWhere There Is No Doctor - A Village Health Care Handbook (Hesperian Foundation, 1993, 516 p.)
close this folderChapter 15 - SKIN PROBLEMS
View the document(introduction...)
View the documentGeneral Rules for Treating Skin Problems
View the documentInstructions for Using Hot Compresses (Hot Soaks)
View the documentIdentifying Skin Problem
View the documentScabies (Seven Year Itch)
View the documentLice
View the documentBedbugs
View the documentTicks and Chiggers
View the documentSmall Sores with Pus
View the documentImpetigo
View the documentBoils and Abscesses
View the documentItching Rash, Welts, or Hives (Allergic Reactions in the Skin)
View the documentPlants and Other Things That Cause Itching or Burning of the Skin
View the documentShingles (Herpes Zoster)
View the documentRingworm, Tinea (Fungus Infections)
View the documentWhite Spots on the Face and Body
View the documentMask of Pregnancy
View the documentPellagra and Other Skin Problems Due to Malnutrition
View the documentWarts (Verrucae)
View the documentCorns
View the documentPimples and Blackheads (Acne)
View the documentCancer of the Skin
View the documentTuberculosis of the Skin or Lymph Nodes
View the documentErysipelas and Cellulitis
View the documentGangrene (Gas Gangrene)
View the documentUlcers of the Skin Caused By Poor Circulation
View the documentBed Sores (Pressure Sores)
View the documentSkin Problems of Babies
View the documentEczema (Red Patches with Little Blisters)
View the documentPsoriasis