When it comes to mite infestation, scabies secures its place in top of the list. These tiny mites burrow into your skin and cause itchy rashes. If you or someone close to you is suspected with scabies, there is a dire need for medical treatment. Besides, it is also important to treat your surroundings. Why? […]

While emollients are the widely prescribed treatment for eczema, there are many people for whom steroid can work. Topical steroids are one of the common treatments for eczema flares. They are used alongside emollients in frequent intervals. So, what is topical steroid? To understand this, let’s define them individually. Topical means the products that are […]

Summary: Read here the causes, symptoms and prevention of pruritus. What is Pruritus? Pruritus is characterized by extremely dry skin accompanied with severe itch. It is associated with the skin disorders like dry skin, allergy, eczema, asthma, seasonal allergies, skin diseases and even cancer. This condition prompts you to scratch. How to Tell If You […]

If your skin is getting itchy and you are dealing with rashes too, you might be suffering from eczema or scabies. While both these skin conditions have similar characteristics, these are entirely different from each other. However, these are often confused, which further causes delay in appropriate treatment. Hence, it is worth knowing the difference […]

(Summary: Here are some foods that can soothe itching and inflammation. See if they can work to relieve scabies itch.) Did you know? There are 1 million scabies cases occur in the USA ever y year. This is just a decimal percentage if compared to 300 million cases on global level. Scabies is an infectious […]

(Summary: Here is everything you wanted to know about emollients for eczema.) Emollient is a type of moisturizer which is not cosmetic. It is available as ointments, gels, creams and lotions. It eases itch and helps the skin stay comfortable. This is because it keeps the skin moist and prevents dryness or cracking. All these […]

(Summary: Scabies is more than an itchy skin condition. It deeply affects the life of a sufferer. And here are some experiences to prove that.) There are millions of scabies sufferers across the world. Some get rid of scabies with simple treatment. For some, it takes weeks after weeks to see improvement. Some have scabies […]

The biggest problem with contagious skin diseases, scabies, is that it can be transmitted through close physical contact with an infected person. That’s not all. If you get in touch with contaminated clothing, towel, furniture, or even a bed linen, chances are that these mites make their way to your body. This means if you […]