Skin Problems

What is Ecchymosis?

Ecchymosis is a kind of hematoma with abnormalities of skin. These can be over ten mm to one cm or more in size. It is recognized as an extravasation of blood in the layer of the skin. It occurs because of leakage of blood from damaged blood cells. Ecchymosis is discoloration of skin which occurs […]

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Intertrigo

Intertrigo is the condition when there is inflammation in the folds of the body. It is a viral/bacterial/fungal infection that grows in the fractures of the skin because of inflammation. The frequent manifestation of intertrigo is called candidal intertrigo. This skin condition can be experienced in the areas that are moist and fatty with folds such as […]

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Jock itch Smell – How to get Rid of It?

Also known as tinea cruris, jock itch is a fungal infection occurring in moist and warm body areas like the inner thighs, genitals, and buttocks. It is marked by the formation of a reddish, itchy, and circular rashes in the affected areas. The condition is more prevalent in people who perspire excessively, like athletes, and […]

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How to get rid of chigger bites?

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Chiggers are one of the tiniest members from the arachnid family. Even though they are very small in size, their bite is extremely powerful. Due to their size people are more vulnerable to their attack as they are too small to be even noticed and one needs a magnifying glass to spot them. Even the […]

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Horsefly Bite

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A horsefly also known as deer fly, gadfly, clag, or breeze fly is known to attack humans and animals. It feeds on blood and its bites can be painful and itchy. The bites may contain infectious materials. When a person is bitten by a horsefly, weals or nettle rash forms around the bite. Horsefly can […]

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Sun Poisoning Rash

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Excessive exposure of sun on the skin causes allergic reactions that give rise to itchy reaction and allergy. Harmful UV rays of sun cause sun poisoning rash which is nothing but a severe form of sunburn. Many times this sunburn turns into more severe stage called photo dermatitis. Itchy skin rashes, redness in skin, inflammation […]

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Crusty Ears

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When you have crusty ears, it may cause discomforts and embarrassment. Having dry, crusty, flaky ears could mean a number of things. It may be something as simple as excess build up of earwax or some diseases such as seborrheic dermatitis. When you have crusty ears and suspect that it may be caused by some […]

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Fordyce Spots on Lips

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Fordyce spots refers to a medical condition in which granule-like bumps form on the lips or skin around the mouth. These granules appear small and pale yellow in color. Fordyce spots were first discovered by John Addison Fordyce, a dermatologist hence their name. It is not a disease as such but a medical condition, which […]

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Keratolysis Exfoliativa

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Keratolysis exfoliativa is a skin condition that manifests in the palms and hands, soles of feet, and focal surface of fingers. It is characterized by recurring focal palmar peeling. It is known in other names like exfoliative keratolysis, lamellar dyshidrosis, or recurrent palmar peeling. A person with this form of skin condition develops fair filled […]

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Indian Fire Rash

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Indian fire rash is one of the most contagious of skin infections. It is mostly diagnosed among children and infants. Red sores on the face start appearing. The mouth and the nose are the most susceptible to the rashes and are caused due to harmful bacteria that penetrate into the skin and eventually the whole […]

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