Category Archives: Skin

Cures For Lichen Sclerosis

Lichen Sclerosis Also called the White patch disease, the condition is characterized by the appearance of small rounded white patches over the skin. It mainly involves the genital area. Who is Prone to Getting These Skin Patches? Anyone can get this condition. However, it is commoner in young girls who have not started menstruating or […]

Brown Spots Over The Skin

Blemishes or Brownish Spots Over the Skin You may have commonly seen brown to brownish black spots occurring over the skin. They develop spontaneously, giving no other trouble along with. These spots, which are absolutely harmless, are called blemishes, age spots, sometimes referred to as liver spots or solar spots. Recognizing Blemishes They occur over […]

Symptoms Scrub Typhus

Scrub Typhus Scrub typhus in a commonly encountered illness, especially in those staying or traveling in eastern Asia countries. The disease often goes undiagnosed because of its presentation resembling common viral illness. What is Scrub Typhus? This is basically a bacterial infection. It is caused by a bacteria called Orientia tsutsugamushi. This bacteria cannot infect […]

ANA Positive Diseases

What are anti Nuclear Antibodies (ANA)? Our body needs to guard itself from germs, toxins, allergens, etc, which keep interacting with it all the day. For this, it has a specialized system, called the immune system. One of the work this system does is making antibodies against all foreign invaders. Antibodies are certain proteins, which […]

Skin Warts and Their Treatment

Skin Warts and Their Management One of the most commonly encountered problems over the skin, besides getting rashes, is having warts. A wart is usually a painless, raised firm bump over the skin, which may be solitary or more in number. The bump is not very uniform in shape. It may be round to squarish […]

Red Itchy Round Patches Over Skin

Ringworm Infection Also called dermatophytosis. This infection is not due to any worm. It is basically a fungal infection. When a fungus affects the skin and gives discomforting symptoms, we call it a ringworm infestation. The appearance is very typical. There are red colored circular patches, which grow in size with time, as if a […]

Scabies Rash – Cause and Treatment

How to Identify and Treat Scabies? It’s common to get red itchy lesions over the skin. Redness anywhere would mean that there is something irritable. This could be an infection, some bug, mosquito bite, pimple or some kind of allergy. A physical examination by a dermatologist is usually required to ascertain what the lesion is. […]

How to Manage Skin Hives?

Management of Skin Hives or Urticaria Hives formation is basically a skin reaction elicited against a stimuli, which may be intrinsic in the body or outside the body. Presents as patches of raised skin surfaces, which are red and itchy. The patches may vary in shapes and sizes. Usually, it’s perceived as an allergic reaction […]

Pimple in the Ear

Pimple in the Ear Though uncommon, a pimple may sometimes erupt in the ear. The location of the pimple may be the outer ear (pinna), the ear canal. The softer part, lobule, is rarely involved. How Is the Pimple Caused? The ear canal keeps secreting adequate amount of oily fluid. This fluid is essential to […]