All Dermatology Topics

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

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

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 »

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