Tag: skin

Dermatofibroma

January 9, 2015 | 0

Dermatofibroma is a skin condition marked by anomalous non-malignantgrowths, especially on the legs. It may affect just the upper skin layers or also occur in the deeper layers like the dermis. Dermatofibromais also known as sclerosing hemangioma. The abnormal dermatofibroma growths are primarily made up of fibrous tissues; the dermis layer of affected skin is […]

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Pistachio allergy

December 23, 2014 | 0

Pistachios are a form of tree nuts are one of the most common allergy causing nuts among children as well as adults. Symptoms can include sneezing, rash, coughing, itching in eyes as well as nausea. One can also show gastrointestinal symptoms and diarrhea. Severe reactions include breathing difficulties, contractions in chest, swollen face and itchy […]

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Does Morgan Freeman have Dermatosis papulosa nigra?

December 23, 2014 | 0

Dermatosis papulosa nigra also known as (DPN) is a skin condition generally prominent among the dark skinned people such as African Americans, and ethinics. It is extremely common among the black Americans in America affecting 30% of them. Although the condition is not harmful but might be cosmetically unfit for a lot of people. DPN is […]

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Lamictal Rash

December 23, 2014 | 0

Lamictal or Lamotrigine is a drug used in treating epilepsy and bipolar disorder mainly in treating seizures. Also the U.S Food and Drug Administration has approved Lamictal for Lennox-Gastaut syndrome and prominently for disorders related to mental illness. Sometimes it is also prescribed for off-label uses, even depending upon the kind of pain even though […]

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Moringa Seeds – Benefits

September 8, 2014 | 0

The moringa plant traces its origin from the sub-Himalayan areas of India, Pakistan, Afghanistan and Bangladesh. It is also commonly found in the tropics. This tree is useful since almost each and every part has some medical application. Its leaves, bark, flowers, seeds, roots, and fruits can be used to extract some medicine. It is […]

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Kim Kardashian’s Fight with Psoriasis

September 1, 2014 | 0

Kim Kardashian was identified with psoriasis on one of the episodes of her show “Keeping up with the Kardashians” in 2011. It happened after she saw red, flaky patches of skin. According to media sources after discovering this skin disease Kim Kardashian feared that her career would finish. Psoriasis is a common and chronic skin […]

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Indian Fire Rash

August 29, 2014 | 0

Rash is a skin manifestation of both systemic and local medical conditions. Most skin rashes are due to either allergic or infective causes. The Indian fire rash, commonly known as impetigo,  is a communicable skin infection that mostly affects children and infants. It manifests as red ulcers on the face particularly on the nose and […]

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Chlorine Rash

August 29, 2014 | 0

The elevations that occur on the skin after an episode of contact with chlorine either in a swimming pool or from other sources is called chlorine rash. It is commonly known as swimming pool rash because many such incidences are witnessed after exposure to chlorinated water in swimming pools. This rash develops on your skin […]

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Different Types of Bug Bites

August 25, 2014 | 0

Stings and bites from bugs are common everywhere. They could result in redness, swelling, pain and itching in the affected area. Most bites are usually harmless but a few of them could cause permanent skin diseases by transmitting pathogens like viruses, bacteria, or parasites to humans. Out of a million species of insects on earth, […]

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Popping whiteheads

August 24, 2014 | 0

Whiteheads are nothing but a specific type of acne that is called comedones. Whenever people spot a whitehead on their face the immediate action that they take would be popping it and after that they feel that they are completely safe and would never have to deal with it again. But very few people know […]

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