(Summary: Here is how the skin sample is collected for scabies diagnosis.) Sometimes it is not easier for a physician to determine if you have scabies with a mere skin observation. After all, the symptoms of scabies like itch and rashes are almost identical to those of eczema and psoriasis. To rule out the possibility […]

Turmeric has been used in Indian curries for ages. Besides, the spice is known for its medicinal properties. In fact, it is considered as a medicinal herb in Indian subcontinent. From healing the wounds, easing the rashes to preventing cancer and brain diseases, turmeric is widely used in many health conditions. Even science has confirmed […]

(Summary: Here is how psoriasis can lead to some complications you may never have heard.) According to the National Psoriasis Foundation, psoriasis is the most common autoimmune disease in the USA as over 8 million Americans have it compared to 125 million people worldwide. For a quick refresher, psoriasis is a chronic, autoimmune inflammatory disease […]

Found some small crusty bumps on your skin? Are these accompanied by soreness, itching, swelling, or pus? If these are turning red, white, or yellow in color, it is a clear indication that you are dealing with some serious skin problem. Though crusty skin and bumps can be due to scabies, a mite infestation which […]

Have you spotted your skin erupting into a mass of red pimples? Are those dry cracks annoying you too much? Does your skin itch relentlessly? And the outbreaks are becoming more frequent with passage of time? These symptoms indicate towards eczema. It is a common skin condition among children and adults. Often it is confused […]

Did you know? Over 50 million Americans are suffering from some form of allergy, meaning that every 6tjh person have allergy in the USA. Wikipedia defines allergy as a number of conditions caused by hypersensitivity of the immune system to typically harmless substances in the environment. Simply put, allergy happens when the immune system reacts […]

Are you dealing with sores which are not healing anytime soon? Do they feel itchy and painful? Have you spotted pigment, redness or swelling spreading outside the border of a spot? Then these signs indicate towards- Melanoma. It is one the most recognized skin problems today. Usually, sun is blamed for melanoma. It is due […]

(Summary: Let these easy remedies soothe your irritating sensitive skin.) Sensitive skin is prone to itching, sunburn, irritation and breakouts. You have to be extremely careful if you have sensitive skin. There are factors like allergy, dryness, eczema and rosacea that lead to sensitive skin. Sometimes you get sensitive skin if you are exposed to […]