Bruising – Treatment and Bruising Solutions

Bruising - Treatment and Bruising Solutions

What are Bruising? Bruising occurs when the tissues beneath the skin become injured.A bruise is also called a contusion. Contusions occur when a direct blow or repeated blows from a blunt object strike part of your body, crushing underlying muscle fibers and connective tissue without breaking the skin. You can also get a contusion by […]

Boils – Causes, Symptoms And Treatment

Boils - Causes, Symptoms And Treatment

Boils are round, puss filled areas on the skin resulting from bacterial infection. Usually healed within ten to twenty five days, they stem from a variety of factors including poor nutrition and a depressed immune system. Boils usually start as red, tender lumps. The lumps quickly fill with pus, growing larger and more painful until […]

Athlete’s foot – Treatment and Athlete’s foot Causes

Athlete's foot - Treatment and Athlete's foot Causes

What is Athlete’s Foot ? Athlete’s foot (tinea pedis) is a common persistent infection of the foot caused by a microscopic fungus that lives on dead tissue of the hair, toenails, and outer skin layers (dermatophyte). These fungi thrive in warm, moist environments such as shoes, stockings, and the floors of public showers, locker rooms, […]

Acanthosis Nigricans : Causes, Symptoms And Treatment

Acanthosis Nigricans : Causes, Symptoms And Treatment

Acanthosis nigricans is a light brown to black, poorly defined, velvety of the skin, usually present in the posterior and lateral folds of the neck, the axilla, groin, umbilicus, and other areas. Causes of Acanthosis Nigricans The exact cause of this acanthosis nigricans is unknown. It can be a genetic (inherited) condition. Its begin at […]

Blackheads Removal Treatment – How To Get Rid of Blackheads

Blackheads Removal Treatment - How To Get Rid of Blackheads

What are Blackheads? Blackheads are small, dark spots (about the size of a pinhead) caused by a small plug in the opening of a follicle (pore). Blackheads are small “plugs” that develop in the pores of the skin. They are caused when the over active sebaceous (oil producing) glands in the skin become clogged with […]

Acrochordons – Causes, Symptoms And Treatment

Acrochordons - Causes, Symptoms And Treatment

What are Acrochordons ? Skin tags (Acrochordons) is a very comman skin condition that involving small, generally benign skin growths.They are often found on the neck, armpits, trunk, body folds, or other areas. Skin tags develop in both men and women as they grow older. Alternative Names: Skin tags, Acrochordons, Cutaneous skin tags Symptoms of […]

Basal Cell Carcinoma – Information, Causes, Symptoms And Treatment

Basal Cell Carcinoma - Information, Causes, Symptoms And Treatment

What is Basal Cell Carcinoma ? Basal cell carcinoma is the most common form of skin cancer.Its caused by exposure to the harmful ultraviolet rays of the sun. Basal cell carcinoma grows by direct extension and appears to rely on the surrounding supportive tissue to grow. Basal cell cancer does not metastasize through blood vessels […]

Acne – Treatment and Acne Solutions

Acne - Treatment and Acne Solutions

What is Acne? Acne is the term for plugged pores (blackheads and whiteheads), pimples, and even deeper lumps (cysts or nodules) that occur on the face, neck, chest, back, shoulders and even the upper arms. Acne affects most teenagers to some extent. However, the disease is not restricted to any age group; adults in their […]

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