Skin Problems

Stress Rash

Leading a stressful life can affect you in different negative ways. Stress can create reactions in your body including the skin. Although skin reactions due to stress are not so common, it is possible to have a rash develop on your body as a result of stress. Stress rash appear as red, raised and swollen […]

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Broken Capillaries On Legs

Capillaries are the smallest blood vessels in the body and are responsible for carrying nutrients and oxygen to body tissues and organs. Capillaries are skinny and delicate and they move blood a long one blood cell at a time. Some of the capillaries are found on the surface of the skin. When a capillary gets […]

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Collagen Deficiency

Because of the diverse location of collagen types, they are linked to so many diseases. The diseases associated with collagen are usually as a result of nutritional deficiencies or genetic defects. These kinds of defects mostly lead to problems in the collagen molecules biosynthesis, posttranslational modification processes and their assembly. There can also be defects […]

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Vesicular Rash

The vesicular rash is a common condition brought about by a wide range of reasons. However, whenever you get a vesicular rash on your skin, you should not handle it on your own. Visit a doctor for an accurate diagnosis. And get the right treatment for the underlying cause. A vesicular rash is characterized by […]

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Sea Lice Rash

The sea louse, which the plural is sea lice; is in the family of copepods. It falls in the siphonostomatoida order.  Sea lice are oceanic parasites that feed on the epidermal tissue, mucus, and blood of various marine fish. They are among the parasites found in the oceans and can severely affect fish and other […]

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Latex Allergy

Latex allergy encompasses various kinds of allergic reactions developed in response to latex. Latex is a natural substance and a product of rubber trees which can be found in various rubber products like rubber gloves, rubber bands, rubber toys, baby bottle nipples, condoms, balloons, etc. Individuals suffering from latex allergy are basically allergic to the […]

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Fungal Rash

Fungal rash is a condition that is characterized by appearance of red patches with uneven borders on skin. The redness, which is more intense at the center, wanes a little as you move to the edges of the patch. When scratched, the usually itchy rash it starts to bleed and becomes painful and sensitive. Many […]

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Sweat Rash

Sweat rash is a superficial inflammation of the skin normally caused by fungal yeast due to humidity and lack of ventilation. It occurs as a red rash between folds of skin where they rub together and there is  less air circulation  in areas such as under your arms and on the backs of your knees. […]

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Allergic Reaction Rash

An allergic rash is commonly characterized as skin irritation when allergens trigger the reaction by making the immune system to respond. When your skin is touched by an unfamiliar body, your immune system works in such a way that it sends an army of antibodies to wade off the intruder. As a result, a red […]

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Strep Rash

Strep rash also known as strep throat or scarlet fever is a bacterial infection affecting the tonsillar and soft palate region. The streptococcus pyogenes (also called GAS, Group A Strep) bacterial family has been identified as the cause of strep rash. It is a common type of bacteria that can live in the human body […]

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