Ringworm is a common skin disease being characterized with ring like scaly patches and relentless itching. There are a lot of misconceptions and confusion regarding this disease we have listed here along with the facts.
Anyone can get ringworm, especially those who have weak immune system. After all, ringworm is a fungal infection being occurred as ring... Read more
Post date: Fri, 09/21/2018 - 08:20
Can sauna really treat scabies? Find your answer here…
One of the much hyped scabies remedies is sauna. You must be wondering how sauna can kill scabies mites. Well, scabies mites will die if exposed to a temperature of 500 or 122o C for 10 minutes (according to the CDC). And a sauna room has temperature above 700C and upwards, meaning that sitting in a... Read more
Post date: Fri, 09/21/2018 - 07:45
Do you know, there are thousands of mites found throughout the world, like clover mites, dust mites and bird mites? Mites are regarded as arachnids, just like ticks, but they are smaller in size. Most of the mites are less than 1mm in length, so identification of mite is a key to eliminating an infestation.
The most commonly encountered mites, including... Read more
Post date: Wed, 09/12/2018 - 07:51
Jock itch traumatizes the patient with redness, rashes and intense itching. Luckily, there are several home remedies you can use to treat your jock itch at home.
Redness, rashes, and relentless itching are what you experience while suffering from jock itch. It is similar to ringworm, however occurs on the groin area as crusty, red and ring shaped patches.... Read more
Post date: Wed, 09/12/2018 - 06:14
Scabies is caused by infection with the female mite Sarcoptes scabiei var. hominis, an ectoparasite. The mites burrow into the skin to stay there and lay eggs. According to ralphmag.org, Scabies is defined as "An impregnated female mite who tunnels into the stratum corneum and deposits her filthy little eggs along the burrows."
Scabies is annoying and... Read more
Post date: Wed, 09/12/2018 - 04:10
Your child may be suffering from an itchy, red patch on his/her cheeks, chin or chest. And it goes un-noticed until your child scratch the affected area and makes the thing worse. You may have experienced the same symptoms on your own neck, inner elbows, or behind your knees. Over 30 million Americans have some form of eczema.
All these symptoms are... Read more
Post date: Wed, 09/12/2018 - 03:51
Fungal infections are common and can occur to anyone at any point in time. Note that fungi do not only live in the air, soil, water, and plants, but they also get attracted towards the human body. Once it becomes hard for the immune system to handle the infection, a human body immediately becomes the victim of fungal infection causing myriads of problem.... Read more
Post date: Wed, 09/12/2018 - 03:30
Eczema is a condition where patches of skin become inflamed, itchy, red, cracked, and rough. Sometimes one gets confused whether he/she is suffering from eczema or scabies.
Eczema may also accompany with it sever blisters. Eczema is embarrassing and very irritating skin disease that hurts lot of mental health and deteriorates the sufferer, both... Read more
Post date: Wed, 09/12/2018 - 03:19
Scabies is not an infection; rather it is an infestation that affects the skin. It is caused by a mite that burrows into the top layer of skin. The scabies mite is very tiny, ranging from 0.2 mm to 0.4 mm long, and cannot be easily seen without magnification.
How scabies transfer?
Scabies is usually transferred by direct skin-to-skin contact, or rarely,... Read more
Post date: Wed, 09/12/2018 - 03:01
When it comes to skin ailments, there is plethora of remedies available in the market. But out of so many remedies one of the most recommended remedies is application of an over-the-counter cream. And there is variety of such creams easily available in the market. But only few of them are a quality product, effective enough to make you get rid of the... Read more
Post date: Thu, 09/06/2018 - 08:15
At least 300 million cases of scabies are diagnosed every year. Scabies is not an infection, rather is an infestation that is caused by a mite known as the Sarcoptes scabiei. If left untreated, these microscopic mites that cannot be seen through naked eye live on your skin for months. They reproduce on the surface of your skin and then burrow into it and... Read more
Post date: Thu, 09/06/2018 - 07:56
Scabies causes rashes, irritation, and a ton of itching. It's easily spread to other people during skin-to-skin touching. Scabies mites burrow underneath the top layer of your skin and lay eggs. Although scabies is not a dangerous disease but it is really uncomfortable and irritating disease that leads to itching even in public places, hence a cause of... Read more
Post date: Thu, 09/06/2018 - 07:44
Human scabies is a parasitic infestation caused by Sarcoptes scabiei var hominis. The scabies mite is hardly visible to the naked eye. It burrows into the epidermis and lays eggs, triggering a host immune response that leads to incessant itching in response to just a few mites. Globally, it affects more than 130 million people at any time.
The article... Read more
Post date: Thu, 09/06/2018 - 07:30
You will be flabbergasted to know that fact that despite 300 million Scabies cases occur all over the world in a year, it still falls in the list of neglected tropical disease. However, it is very important to get acquainted with a skin disease that can act as a source of irritation and embarrassment for you.
When it comes to definition, scabies is a... Read more
Post date: Thu, 09/06/2018 - 06:37
The word dermatitis might scare you but it is another word for "rashes" in the scientific language. It is a bit difficult to diagnose this medical condition. Let us go through this medical condition and find out about it.
What is allergic contact dermatitis (ACD)? Why is it so hard to diagnose?
Allergic Contact Dermatitis is also abbreviated into A.C.D.... Read more
Post date: Mon, 08/27/2018 - 06:52