Pyogenic Granuloma – Causes, Symptoms And Treatment

Pyogenic Granuloma - Causes, Symptoms And Treatment

Pyogenic granuloma is a relatively common skin growth. It is usually a small red, oozing and bleeding bump that looks like raw hamburger meat. It often seems to follows a minor injury and grows rapidly over a period of a few weeks to an average size of a half an inch. The head, neck, upper […]

Stretch Marks Removal Treatment – How To Get Rid of Stretch Marks

Stretch Marks Removal Treatment - How To Get Rid of Stretch Marks

Stretch marks are purple-red streaky scars that appear in overstretched skin. Around half of all pregnant women will develop stretch marks (striae gravidarum), usually in the third trimester, as the abdominal skin is forced to accommodate the growing uterus. Some pregnant women also develop stretch marks on the breasts, hips, buttocks and thighs. Another common […]

Psoriasis – Symptoms And Treatment

Psoriasis - Symptoms And Treatment

What is Psoriasis? Psoriasis is a chronic and reoccurring skin disease that produces red, scaly, well defined patches affecting any part of the skin on your body. It is only an acceleration of the usual replacement processes of the skin. Normally a skin cell matures in 21 to 28 days during its passage to the […]

Miliaria – Treatment and Home Remedies

Miliaria - Treatment and Home Remedies

Miliaria commonly known as “Prickly heat” is a common disorder of the eccrine sweat glands that often occurs in conditions of increased heat and humidity. Symptoms of Miliaria Symptoms of miliaria include small and red rashes, which often itch or have a ‘pins-and-needles’ sensation. There could be a number of areas on a sufferer’s body […]

Prickly Heat – Treatment And Effective Remedies

Prickly Heat - Treatment And Effective Remedies

Prickly heat is a skin rash caused by trapped sweat under the skin. Sweat can become trapped when the narrow ducts through which sweat travels to the surface become clogged. Prickly heat tends to be more common in warmer, more humid climates. The condition usually appears on the torso and thighs. Symptoms Of Prickly Heat […]

Melasma – Treatment and Solutions

Melasma - Treatment and Solutions

Melasma is a skin condition in which brown patches occur primarily on the cheekbones, forehead and upper lip. It also may develop on the nose chin, lower cheeks and sides of the neck. The dark patches usually have distinct edges. Melasma is seen most frequently in young women taking birth control pills and also occurs […]

Paronychia (Nail Disorder) – Causes, Symptoms And Treatment

Paronychia (Nail Disorder) - Causes, Symptoms And Treatment

What are Paronychia ? A paronychia is an infection which develops next to the fingernail. It may arise anywhere around the “U” shaped line where the fingernail doesn’t seem to have a protruding edge – where the edge of the nail is covered by skin. It may be a mild infection, but often is associated […]

Mastocytosis – Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

Mastocytosis - Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

The most common form of mastocytosis is a disease of the skin. In very rare cases, mastocytosis can affect other parts of the body, like the stomach, the intestines and the bone marrow. This condition results when a person has too many mast cells. Mastocytosis can occur at any age. However, it’s usually more serious […]

Liver Spots – Treatment and Solutions

Liver Spots - Treatment and Solutions

Liver spots also known as senile lentigines, are harmless patches of increased pigmentation that range from freckle-size to a few inches across. Liver spots are extremely common after the age of 55 and occur most commonly on the backs of hands or the forehead. Although frequently associated with overexposure to sun, they also occur from […]

Mole Removal – To Get Rid of Mole

Mole Removal - To Get Rid of Mole

What is Mole? Mole as any dark spot or irregularity in the skin and medical name is a melanocytic nevus. A mole is darker in color and is solid. In comparison, a wart is a softer structure which is translucent and marked with veins. Moles normally appear in the 1st year of life and peak […]

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