Category: Skin-care

Rash on Inner Thigh

Rash on Inner Thigh

Having rash on inner thigh is a very common condition seen especially during summer season. In fact it is not a health ailment or any kind of serious disorder. This is a condition in which the skin of a person looks red, itchy and depicts inflammation. These rashes can occur at any part of the […]

Skin Peeling Between Toes

Skin Peeling Between Toes

Skin peeling between toes is a very common problem faced by many people on a regular basis. This may also be accompanied by some other symptoms like itching or blister formation. Sometimes it may just be a natural process of removal of upper layer of skin and its replacement by new skin which lies underneath. […]

What do I do for Poison Sumac Rash?

What do I do for Poison Sumac Rash?

Poison sumac rash is caused by an allergy reaction triggered when a person comes in contact with poison sumac plant. Poison sumac is a plant of the same species as poison ivy and poison oak. These plants contain a sap that is oily and irritating. When the sap gets in contact with skin, it results […]

Intertrigo

Intertrigo

Intertrigo is inflammation of skin occurring in warm, moist areas of body particularly on the skin folds. It usually develops from chafing and rubbing of skin surface of body folds found in areas of inner thighs, armpits, genitalia, under breasts, behind ears, underside of belly, and the web spaces in toes and fingers. When it […]

Keratosis Pilaris

Keratosis Pilaris

Keratosis pilaris is a common skin condition that is harmless but causes the skin to become rough and develop small acne-like bumps. This skin condition affects the arms, cheeks, thighs, and buttocks. There is no cure for this disorder but an individual can improve the rash by taking care of the skin and avoid using […]

Petechiae on Legs

Petechiae on Legs

Petechiae are small round blotches appearing on skin. Petechiae are pinpoint and appear as spots on skin, and they may be reddish or purple in color. These spots are as a result of some minor hemorrhage. Petechiae may appear like some rash but they usually emerge in clusters. Petechiae spots may appear on skin especially […]

How to get rid of Fordyce Spots on Lips?

How to get rid of Fordyce Spots on Lips?

Fordyce spots are also known as Fordyce granules or sebaceous prominence and they are small raised and pale-red spots or bumps that may occur on different parts of the body including the labia, penis, scrotum, and vermilion border of lips. They may also be found on the foreskin of penis. When you have Fordyce spots […]

Rubella Rash

Rubella Rash

Rubella rash is a symptom of rubella which is a disease caused due to infection by the rubella virus. Also referred to as 3-day measles or German measles, rubella typically affects the lymph nodes and the skin. Rubella and measles have some similar characteristics, but the infecting viruses are different. Also, rubella is not as […]

Wind Burn on Face

Wind Burn on Face

Wind burn presents itself in form of redness of skin. It is caused by an extended exposure to strong cold. When there is sunburn effect obtained in cloudy and cool conditions, the effects of exposure to strong cold winds can cause the condition rather than the sun itself. Wind burn remains a misconception because many […]

Pityriasis Alba

Pityriasis Alba

Pityriasis alba is a condition commonly found in children and affects the skin. While the cause of pityriasis alba isn’t well known, it is however thought to be associated with eczema— another common skin disorder that causes scaly, itching rashes. People who have pityriasis alba tend to show red, flaky patches which appear roundish or […]