CategorySkin Conditions

A Quick Pro Tip That Can Help Prevent Acne

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Suffering with acne is no fun and if you are prone to waking up with lots of new spots then you’ll know just how easily it can damage your confidence and ruin your day. Unfortunately, acne is not terribly easy to combat. There are many causes for spots and identifying the best treatment for you specifically can be hard work. If you’re like a lot of sufferers you’ll possibly have...

Ringworm Causes, Symptoms and Treatments

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If you’ve noticed a small red ‘ring’ on your skin, perhaps with a raised itchy area, then it’s possible that you may be suffering from a condition known as ringworm. Don’t worry though, while ringworm may sound like a parasitic infection, it actually has nothing to do with ‘worms’ and has nothing in common with tapeworm. The name ringworm merely refers to...

Vitiligo Treatment Options

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Vitiligo is a condition which results in depigmentation of patches of the skin. This occurs when the melanocytes – responsible for the production of melanin in the skin – are unable to function. The cause for that malfunction is not fully known, but it is suggested by research that it could be the result of autoimmune damage, oxidative stress or viral infection. It is a rare condition affecting...

What Is a Butterfly Rash

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A butterfly rash is a rash that takes the shape of a butterfly. Known more formally as a ‘malar rash’, a butterfly rash is most commonly associated with the autoimmune disease lupus, though it can also be present in other conditions and particularly other autoimmune conditions. Identifying a butterfly rash is an important way then to diagnose cases of lupus, and at the same time it is useful to...

Which Foods Can Cause Eczema

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Eczema is a skin condition which can victimize individuals of all ages. The exact cause of eczema is yet to be discovered. Most people keep pondering whether food allergy can cause eczema. As a matter of fact, food sensitivity is one amongst the prime causes that can aggravate the origin of eczema. Eczema is caused due to several other factors as well, and can last for a few weeks to a few months...

How to Cover Up an Eczema Breakout

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Eczema breakouts are unpleasant for several reasons; they’re not just uncomfortable but they are also quite unpleasant to look at and it can be embarrassing if you have a very red arm or hands. Thus for many dealing with eczema is not just a matter of treating the symptoms, but also of hiding the redness so that it doesn’t draw so much attention to itself and look angry and...

What Is Dyshidrosis?

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Dyshidrosis, which is also known as ‘acute vesiculobullous hand eczema’, is a skin condition causing small blisters on either the hands or feet. This can be acute, chronic or recurrent and particularly affects the fingers, palms and soles of the feet. Symptoms Dyshidrosis is characterized by the sudden onset of pruritic, clear vesicles. This can develop into scaling, lichenification...

Birthmark Removal Procedures

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Birthmarks are often defined as visible marks that are unique to each individual and can’t easily go away. Birthmarks can widely vary in size, shape and color. Most birthmarks are small and can easily be concealed by clothing. However, on others, birthmarks can be rather large and highly visible, which can negatively affect the visual appearance. Some birthmarks may even pose health risk...

Natural Home Treatments for Dandruff

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Good and healthy hair is everyone’s dream, both for men and women. Dandruff is a typical problem that affects many people. Dandruff is caused by massive flaking of dead skin tissues. Dead skin tissues are also triggered by external reasons like; – Using wrong shampoo – Hot temperature, which cause people to wash their hair often – Using hot water while rinsing the hair –...

Natural Home Cures for Chilblains

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Chilblains are also called ‘pernio’ or ‘perniosis’ and describe a condition often mistaken for frostbite. These are acral ulcers – ulcers affecting the fingers and toes – which cause redness and swelling when those extremities are exposed to the cold. This is due to damage to the capillary beds inside the skin which cause the symptoms. Often when the individual is exposed to warmth the symptoms...

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