Skin Disorders

Skin Barnacles

Skin barnacles are benign growths that develop on the skin of people as they age. Skin barnacles are also called seborrheic keratoses. They develop mostly on your chest or back. But they can appear anywhere on your body. Skin barnacles grow gradually in clusters or [Read More]

Snapping turtle bite

Snapping turtles are terrestrial and freshwater turtles. There are muddy brownish and have a primitive appearing bumpy shell. The back section of the shell is serrated and the bottom part is smaller as compared to most other kinds of turtles. It is believed that snapping [Read More]

Macerated Skin

Skin maceration is the breakdown and softening of skin due to a lengthy contact with wetness. Any kind of moisture can lead to this condition: fluids from wounds, water, urine and sweat will cause the skin tissues to breakdown once in contact for a long [Read More]

Pistachio Allergy

Pistachios are tiny tree nuts that belong to the mango nut family, the same as cashew nuts. The affected individual usually develops this allergy early in life and it persists for life. The allergy will arise even when there is exposure to minute quantities of [Read More]

Photodermatitis

Photodermatitis is a skin condition caused by adverse reaction of immune system to contact with ultraviolet rays of sunlight. Scaling, skin rash, and blistering may be experienced by patients. The symptoms and its intensity differ from one affected person to another and the condition can [Read More]

Stress Rash

Stress is a condition that psychologically, emotionally, and to some extent physically impairs an individual. It is your body’s way of letting you know that something is wrong. Stress is mainly induced by anxiety, pressure, or tension. Due to the demands put on your body, [Read More]

Zika Rash

Zika rash is a characteristic of zika fever, which is caused by the Zika Virus. This virus is spread by the bite of Anopheles mosquito. This same mosquito is responsible for the occurrence of dengue and chikungunya. This illness is very mild, unlike the other [Read More]

Itchy Mole

Moles can be described as blemishes on the skin which have been made to appear dark due to the very high focus of melanin in that area; these blemishes are known to be raised on the skin. Itchy moles can also be known as a [Read More]

Itchy Skin No Rash

An itchy skin can result from many conditions. In many cases, a small part of your skin will feel itchy for a short period of time while in some cases a larger part of your skin will be affected by the itchiness. The experience of [Read More]

Infantigo

Also called impetigo, infantigo is a very contagious infection of the skin that primarily affects children. It is commonly caused by the staphylococcus aureus and sometimes by the streptococcus pyogenes species. The infection is most common in children between ages 2 and 4 years. In [Read More]