Category: Skin-care

Collagen Deficiency

Collagen deficiency can bring about collagen vascular diseases, which is a group of disease that affect connective tissue. Collagen is a protein connective tissue that helps hold up your skin, bones, muscles and ligaments together. Connective tissue diseases is the other name that is given to collagen vascular disease. Collagen deficiency and the resultant disease […]

Drool Rash

Drool Rash

Drool rash refers to a rash that forms around the cheeks and mouth, on the chest, and in the creases of the neck in a baby due to wet skin caused by presence of excess amounts of saliva on skin for prolonged periods. Drooling is usually a side effect of teething, but it can occur […]

Red Freckles

Red freckles are lesions that result from a concentrated, high number of dilated blood vessels found near the surface of the skin. Lesions refer to damaged or abnormal regions of tissues in the body. Red freckles occur when the number of endothelial cells lining the inner of the blood cells grows and they rapidly divide. […]

Vesicular Rash

Vesicular Rash

Vesicular rashes refer to the blisters that appear on the skin surface due to a viral infection. These rashes normally arise in about all parts of the skin of people. The rashes also occur in the skin areas where there is a mucous membrane. The word “vesicular” emanates from a Latin term “vesiculum” which means […]

Cauliflower Wart

Cauliflower Wart

Warts are benign, coarse, small growths or lesions on skin. Cauliflower wart is a type of wart that develops due to human papilloma virus (HPV) infection. It is the most common kind of wart. The wart looks like a cauliflower and hence the name. Cauliflower wart is caused by infections with HPV type 1, 4, […]

Tattoo Infection - All You Need to Know

Tattoo Infection – All You Need to Know

Tattoo infection can occur due to varied causes. The most common causes, symptoms, and treatment options of tattoo infection are mentioned below. Symptoms or signs of tattoo infection A new tattoo will usually cause itchiness, pain, redness, and mild swelling for a day at the most. If the itching and swelling persist, or if the […]

Zika Rash

Zika rash is a symptom of Zika virus infection which typically transmits via the bite of Aedes mosquitoes. Patients suffer from flu-like symptoms such as fever, rash, and joint pain, etc. The main concern associated with Zika virus disease is the increased risk to occurrence of congenital microcephaly in babies born to infected mothers as […]

Lyme Disease Rash

Lyme Disease Rash

Lyme Disease, medically referred to as Lyme borreliosis is an infectious disease caused by ‘Borellia’ bacteria. It is transmitted through the bite of infected ticks carrying the bacteria. Though the disease is treatable, it can cause complications if medical intervention is delayed. Its initial stage symptoms are similar to common flu, so the symptoms and […]

Itchy Hands and Feet (With or Without Rash)

Itchy Hands and Feet (With or Without Rash)

Medically called pruritus, itching can be localized or generalized. The latter is typically a sign of some underlying systemic disorder, while localized itching, like itchy hands and feet, is often an indicator of some skin disease. Causes of itchy hands and feet Some of the common causes and associated symptoms of itchy hands and feet […]

Yellow Jacket Sting

Yellow Jacket Sting

Yellow jackets are wasps belonging to the Dolichovespula and genera Vespula family and occurring in North America. They are yellow and black just like honey bees, while some may be black in color or feature a reddish abdomen. Yellow jackets can sting without any incitement; these predatory insects do not leave their stingers behind and […]