Category: Skin-care

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 […]

Sun Poisoning on Lips

Sun Poisoning on Lips

When summer comes around, everybody takes to the beaches to enjoy fun-filled afternoons in the sun, or swim in their backyards. This is a wonderful time for everyone, unless you inadvertently spend too much time in the sun, without enough sunscreen. Over-exposure to the sun can give you a bad sunburn, especially around the lips […]

Bed Bug Bite

Bed Bug Bite

Bed bugs are little pests that can easily sneak into the bed or any other furniture and bite you. They can even get into a rug or carpet. A person who has been bitten by a bed bug usually wakes up red and feeling itchy the next morning. They are tiny, oval shaped and flat. […]

Coconut Oil for Stretch Marks

Coconut Oil for Stretch Marks

The human body goes through many physical changes in the course of life. One of the common changes occurring in female body is the appearance of stretch marks. It may range from very mild pale pink, to white lines, to very deep purple. Noticeable stretch lines are present in the skin, and when present in […]

Crusty Ears

Crusty Ears

Crusty ears is a symptom of some kind of skin rash or other underlying conditions that affect the ears, including the external and internal regions as well as the surrounding areas. Some of the common causes, symptoms, and treatment options for crusty ears are discussed below. Symptoms accompanying crusty ears Crusty ears caused due to […]