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Scabies infection is caused by the Sarcoptesscabiei, the human itch mite which thrives in the human skin. Female scabies mite burrows under the first layer of skin to lay eggs and then reproduce to increase the infestation which causes irritating rashes. The rashes are a result of the immune system’s response to the mite, their […]

(Summary: Here are the ways to manage the symptoms of seborrheic eczema using these home remedies.) Do you have seborrheic eczema? It means that you have an itchy and flaky scalp. The other woes caused by this condition are patches, dandruff and red lesions. Even worse, it can appear on the face, upper chest, and […]

(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 […]

(Summary: Here are the ways to battle your scabies itch effectively.) Itch is a trademark scabies symptom. It gets intense at nights, thereby troubling the sleep of the patient. Relentless scabies itch is life disturbing. Top of that, scratching the itchy part can worsen your skin condition. This is because it damages the skin, allowing […]

(Summary: Here are some simple home remedies to ease the rashes caused by viral exanthema.) Exanthema has been defined as the widespread rash caused by drugs, toxins, autoimmune disease, and microorganisms. It is usually found in kids. Viral exanthema, as the name implies, is caused by the type of viral rash (that is caused by […]

Here are the ways to lighten or remove eczema scars. Eczema is a tormenting skin condition causing a lot of rashes and intense itching. And it can be even frustrating when it leaves the skin with ugly patches known as scars. Scars are more common in chronic eczema. The scars appear differently depending on the […]

What if your OTC medications fail to work? Before seeing your doctor, here are the remedies to try for a quick scabies relief. Scabies is a common yet horrible skin disease. Caused by the mites, scabies torments the life with blisters, rashes and relentless itch. Luckily, scabies is curable with both OTC and prescription medications. […]

Here’s how to maintain the beauty and health of your skin. Skin is the largest barrier of the body. It protects the body against several foreign elements like bacteria and viruses, high and low temperatures, UV rays of the sun, dust and wind and pollution. Therefore, it is important to take care of this defense […]

Itch can bother you anytime, anywhere. Then, it can be life disturbing in cases like scabies or eczema. Learn here how to soothe your itch. Itching is one of the experiences we all have in common. Why do we itch? Here is an interesting explanation given by Scientific American: “An itch, also known as pruritus, […]