Category Archives: Skin

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 […]

Pop a Pimple or Not

Pimple Popping Getting pimples may be painful or ugly. It is a usual tendency for most of the people to pop it or squeeze it. The aim is to get rid of it as quickly as possible. But is popping a pimple a good idea! Medically speaking, it is not. The rule remain constant for […]

Pimples Around the Mouth

Pimples Around the Mouth Having pimples or pimple looking rashes around your mouth area is very common. These may be itchy and look red or swelled. There are many reasons for getting them, and the management would depend upon the cause. Why Do Pimples Occur? Our skin is supplied by oil (sebum) secreting glands. These […]

Pimples on Back

Pimples Over Back Around 60 to 65% of patients coming with pimples have them on their back. This is a common place to get pimples, especially in young males. Common places where pimples occur include the ones where more oil secreting glands are present. These include the face, shoulders, back and buttocks. Face pimples are […]

Chilblains (Pernio)

Chilblains (Pernio) Our peripheries are prone to injury caused by exposure to cold. This is so because the peripheries are supplied by small blood vessels, which may contract when the temperatures are very less. This affects circulation leading to injury. Chilblains is the term used when a peripheral area exposed to cold is suddenly warmed. […]

Pimples on Nipples

Pimples on Nipples Nipples, an important part of the female breast, are richly supplied by glands. These include the sebaceous glands and the sweat glands. They occur more around menses or during puberty. The purpose is to keep the skin over the nipples supple all the time, so that, there is ample lubrication available when […]

Pimples on the Scalp

Pimples Over the Scalp The commonest places you get pimples is the face, back or the groin. However, you may also get it on your  scalp. Pimples here are small and hidden in the hair. How Do You Get Pimples? There are numerous oil secreting glands over the scalp surface.  They continuously keep secreting sebum […]

Pimples on Chin

Pimples Over Chin As on any other part of the body, acne or pimples may occur on the chin as well. Our chin is usually quite secretory in nature. Plenty of oil glands are located there. As compared to pimples elsewhere, pimples here are larger and harder in consistency. They are vulnerable to get infected […]

Red Rashes On the Skin

Common Types of Skin Rashes Rashes are reddish bumps or lines or areas of rawness present over the skin. They occur very commonly over the skin. Almost every one of us have had rashes of some kind or other in our lifetime. Rashes may be causes due to many factors, including allergies, infections, immune disorders, […]

Vaginal Eczema

Vulval and Vaginal Eczema Eczema is a skin condition characterized by irritation and itching of the skin. It can occur anywhere over the body, but usually affects the exposed areas of the body. Eczema is common over the vagina and the vulva also. All age groups are equally prone to this condition. Types Eczema is […]