All Dermatology Topics

Apr 08, 2015

How to Deal with Infected Ingrown Pubic Hair

Infected ingrown pubic hair is very painful to deal with. There are a number of home remedies and medications available that can help in solving the problem once and for all. more »

Apr 02, 2015

Scaly Skin - What's Causing It?

Scaly skin is one of the most common skin conditions. While it is normally harmlesss, there are times when it might point to a serious underlying condition. Here are common causes. more »

Jan 04, 2015

What Are Birthmarks?

Parents usually worry about birthmarks on their babied. What are birthmarks? Are they bad to newborns? Do you need to remove them and how? Get answers here. more »

Oct 29, 2014

How to Know if You Have Herpes

How to know if you have herpes? Herpes is an incredibly contagious disease that can easily be spread to others so it is important to know the symptoms to avoid passing the disease to others. more »

Oct 29, 2014

Stages of Herpes

There are two types of herpes that can affect the oral cavity or genitals, but these infections have similar outbreak stages. Knowing the warning signs of an outbreak can help you determine when to avoid the uncomfortable side effects of an outbreak. more »

Oct 20, 2014

Chafing Thighs

Chafing on the thighs is a common problem for exercisers due to the constant friction in this area. Chafing thighs can be an uncomfortable condition, but a bit of basic skin care can be used to help alleviate chafing damage. more »

Oct 20, 2014

Amoxicillin Rash

An amoxicillin rash is not usually severe, and can often be managed with home remedies. Any additional symptoms that accompany the rash should be reported to your doctor to ensure that you do not require further medical attention. more »

Sep 02, 2014

What Causes Shingles?

Painful rash due to reactivation of chicken pox virus is referred to as shingles. It is definitely annoying; but knowing what causes shingles can definitely help in planning appropriate treatment options. Read the text to learn more! more »

Jul 22, 2014


Chickenpox is a highly infectious disease. This article describes the features of chickenpox, its signs and symptoms, treatment and what precautions can be taken to prevent its occurrence. more »

Jul 13, 2014

Bamboo Vinegar Foot Detox Patch

Bamboo vinegar foot detox patches are used to draw toxins and heavy metals out of the body. The chikusaku bamboo vinegar foot patch is said to help you rid your body of toxins. There is no scientific evidence at present that will confirm or deny these claims. more »

Jul 13, 2014

Dark Spots on Face

Dark spots on face are usually a sign of skin damage. Applying remedies that allow the skin to regenerate will help these marks fade more quickly. If the dark skin is persistent you can speak to your doctor. more »

Jul 13, 2014

Itching All Over the Body

Itching all over the body is frequently caused by damage or irritants affecting a large portion of the skin. Inspecting your skin for marks and eliminating potential irritants can help you narrow down the cause of your itching so you can get relief. more »

Jul 13, 2014

Shingles without Rash

Shingles is known for its cause of painful blisters on the skin, but it is possible to experience shingles without rash. Noting your other symptoms and getting treatment early is key to preventing dangerous complications associated with shingles. more »

Jul 13, 2014

Ingrown Hair

Ingrown hair is a condition in which the hair starts growing sideways into the skin. This condition usually occurs after puberty and is more common in the body parts with coarse hairs (pubic region, armpit, face). Various options are there for the treatment and prevention of ingrown hairs. more »

Jul 12, 2014

Unexplained Bruising on Legs

Unexplained bruising on legs can develop after an injury that you had trouble remembering, but it can also be a side effect of a more serious condition. Evaluating your other symptoms will help determine the cause of this condition. more »

Jul 12, 2014

Tattoo Removal

A significant fraction of people who have tattoos regret getting the tattoo. Numerous treatment options are available for removal of tattoos. Laser tattoo removal is currently the best option available. more »

Jul 12, 2014

Vitamin A for Acne

Vitamin A helps the skin repair itself and boosts the immune system to help you fight off bacteria that cause acne blemishes. There are other benefits of vitamin A for skin too. Foods that are orange in color like carrots or sweet potatoes are good sources of vitamin A. more »

Jul 11, 2014

Bruised Ribs

Bruised ribs are usually the result of a direct blow or trauma to the chest, leading to intense pain and shallow breathing. Depending on the signs and symptoms accompanying the injury, one must apply appropriate home care and/or seek medical treatment. more »

Jul 09, 2014

Bruises on Legs

Bruise is the term used to describe the pooling of blood in a small area. Leg bruises can occur as a result of trauma and other mild to serious conditions. This article defines leg bruises as well as describes the causes and treatments for leg bruises. more »

Jul 04, 2014

Sunspots on Skin

Sunspots are not dangerous but they can be unsightly. There are several remedies that can be applied at home or with your dermatologist to help fade sunspots and prevent new ones from appearing. more »

Jul 01, 2014

Rash on Face: Causes and Treatment

Rash on face can be extremely distress and discomforting. This can occur due to various reasons and understanding these reasons and knowing how to treat them can help manage the rash on the face. more »

Jun 26, 2014

Skin Burning Sensations

Skin burning sensations can be caused by a skin infection but can also be caused by internal conditions. In most cases home remedies can be used to alleviate your discomfort but more severe conditions will require medical attention. more »

Jun 26, 2014

Excessive Head Sweating

Head sweating can be a condition on its own or it can be a side effect of another condition. Determining the cause of the excessive head sweating will help you and your doctor determine a proper course of treatment. more »

Jun 19, 2014

Hot Hands and Feet

Hot hands and feet can manifest itself as a painful tingling or burning sensation. Hot hands and feet are typically aroused by a nerve disorder that can be caused by a number of underlying conditions. Treating the underlying condition can relieve this discomfort. more »

Jun 14, 2014

White Spots on Face

White spots on face can occur due to a number of reasons, of which conditions can be mild or severe. People affected with this problem should obtain medical advice to diagnose what is causing the condition and the suitable treatment. more »

May 21, 2014

Baking Soda for Acne

Acne development on the face can be frustrating for many people. These people can try baking soda for acne before they consider commercial products. Baking soda is a cheap and easy remedy for acne, acne scars and can be used for exfoliation too. more »

Apr 18, 2014

What Does the Flushed Face Mean?

Flushing of the face happens when blood rush to the blood vessels on the surface of the face. Most cases of flushing are natural and are temporary as caused by emotions. Other causes of flushed face may require medical attention. more »

Apr 09, 2014

White Spots on Lips

White spots on lips can be cosmetically distressing to most people. They can be small or white patches and are often harmless. However, any white spots on lips require medical attention as it could be due to a more serious condition. more »

Mar 09, 2014

Rash on Buttocks

Rash on buttocks can occur due to a wide variety of disease conditions such as eczema, psoriasis, intertrigo, allergic reactions, etc. This article describes few of the common conditions that can result in rash on buttocks, as well as corresponding symptoms and treatments. more »

Feb 21, 2014

Itchy Armpits: Causes and Treatments

Itchy armpits can be discomforting as well as embarrassing. It can often be avoided by maintain a good hygiene. Itchiness caused by various factors should be treated differently, based on the root cause. more »

Jan 21, 2014

Red Bumps on Throat

Red bumps on throat are usually associated with viral or bacterial infections, which cause many other symptoms like fever, nasal congestion, and headaches. Although these symptoms are often mild, some conditions may need medical attention. more »

May 07, 2013

Itchy Hands and Feet

Itchy hands and feet may be a symptom of a skin disorder or another medical condition that needs treatment. The best way to prevent itching hands and feet is to take good care of the skin and to treat underlying conditions with medical supervision, if necessary. more »

May 04, 2013

What Causes Black Spots on Lips?

Black spots on lips can be embarrassing. They are quite rare and will cause considerable alarm in a person if the spots appear suddenly. Understanding its causes and knowledge of the remedies can help treat or prevent this problem. more »

Apr 25, 2013

White Spots on Skin

White spots on skin usually indicate a loss of skin pigmentation, and these may occur as small spots or large patches that may appear anywhere in the body. This condition may be due to different skin conditions, the most common of which is vitiligo. more »

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