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What is a first-degree burn?

What is a first-degree burn?

First-degree burns are a common and painful household occurrence, especially for children and older adults. They often happen when someone touches something hot, such as a stove, curling iron, or hair straightener. Staying out in the sun too long without sunscreen or other forms of protection is also a frequent cause of first-degree burns. Researchers […]

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Tips for dyeing hair when you have psoriasis

Tips for dyeing hair when you have psoriasis

In people with scalp psoriasis, dyeing the hair can cause problems. However, taking a few key steps before, during, and after applying hair dye can prevent complications. At least half of the people with psoriasis get it on their scalps. When symptoms flare up, the scalp often becomes very sensitive. However, according to the National […]

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Which treatments work for stretch marks?

Which treatments work for stretch marks?

Many creams and lotions are marketed with claims about making stretch marks less noticeable. Some people also use home remedies to reduce the appearance of these marks. Popular remedies include herbal products, self-tanner, and hyaluronic acid. Stretch marks, which the medical community calls striae distensae, are common and may affect up to 88 percent of […]

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What do white spots on testicles mean?

What do white spots on testicles mean?

White spots on the testicles can have several different causes, which range from harmless to more serious health conditions. They are usually not a cause for concern, but may still require treatment. The spots can also sometimes be a sign of a sexually transmitted infection (STI). This article discusses the possible causes of white spots […]

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What is causing this rash on my wrist?

What is causing this rash on my wrist?

Rashes are common ailments with many possible causes. The wrist is a common place for rashes because it the skin is sensitive and exposed to the elements. Rashes on the wrist can occur as a result of infection, genetic factors, or contact with something that causes irritation or an allergic reaction. Rashes can develop on […]

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What to know about hypohidrosis

What to know about hypohidrosis

Hypohidrosis is a condition that causes a person to sweat less than usual. Sweating helps the body to cool down, and insufficient sweating can lead to heat-related illnesses such as heat exhaustion. Hypohidrosis is a less severe form of anhidrosis, where a person is entirely unable to sweat. It is also possible for a person […]

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How to treat a burn on the roof of the mouth at home

How to treat a burn on the roof of the mouth at home

Burning the roof of the mouth is a common problem, but it is easy to treat these burns at home. Some natural remedies that can soothe the burn and promote healing include yogurt, milk, aloe vera gel, and honey. In this article, we look at seven natural remedies for burns on the roof of the […]

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What is perioral dermatitis and how is it treated?

What is perioral dermatitis and how is it treated?

Perioral dermatitis is a skin condition that causes a rash around the mouth. The rash may also occur around the eyes, nose, or genitals, but this is much less common. Dermatitis is a term referring to an inflammation of the skin, and perioral means around the mouth. The skin condition is sometimes called periorificial dermatitis. […]

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What is rhinophyma?

What is rhinophyma?

Rhinophyma is a skin disorder that causes the nose to become enlarged and bulbous. The nose may look red, swollen, and distorted. The condition is a subtype of rosacea, an inflammatory skin disease. Some people with rhinophyma may also experience symptoms of other rosacea subtypes. Other subtypes of rosacea cause redness and small, pus-filled bumps […]

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What causes forehead acne?

What causes forehead acne?

People can develop forehead acne and pimples when tiny glands below the surface of the skin become blocked. Acne frequently develops on a person’s forehead, although it can also develop in many places on the body. Hormonal changes, stress, and poor hygiene are all common triggers of acne. The condition does not pose any serious […]