Category Archives: Skin

Swollen Finger By Thorn Prick

Thorn pricks It’s common to get pricked by a thorn while working in the garden, plucking flowers, fruits or vegetables. Better not ignore a thorn prick. You need to be watchful. A simple thorn prick may lead to serious medical emergencies like cellulitis, abscess formation, lymphangitis, synovitis or even sepsis or shock like condition. Earliest […]

Itchy Skin After Shower- Causes And Remedies

Why Does Your Body Itch Immediately After Taking a Bath? The cause is excessive dryness. Dryness is the stimuli to which your skin sense respond by giving you a feel of extreme itch. Our skin secretes out a natural oil from its pores on a constant basis. This oil like secretions help to keep it […]

Common Causes of Having Itching Around The Anus?

Itching Around The Anus Very commonly, people get an urge to scratch around their anus. This typically happen after washing the area or at night times. This is medically called Pruritis Ani, that’s itching around the anus. Don’t ignore this symptom. There are many conditions that can cause itching over there. It’s important to investigate […]

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 […]