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Infantile Eczema – Healing Eczema In Babies

Infantile Eczema – Healing Eczema In Babies

Having a new baby can be a worrying time, especially if the baby gets spots on his/her body and face.  Usually this is caused by a very common complaint, infantile eczema.  However, deciding on an appropriate treatment for such a small child can be difficult. Many many babies develop this distressing skin problem but with […]

All About Athletes Foot

All About Athletes Foot

Athletes foot is a common and contagious skin infection and is caused by contact with a ringworm type fungus that is usually found on wet or damp floors such as in sport changing rooms, swimming pools, saunas or shower areas or from touching an infected human or clothing.

What Are Skin Eating Parasites?

What Are Skin Eating Parasites?

Skin eating parasites cause itching and discomfort that range from mild to acute and often accompanied by unsightly sores, some can even cause patches of permanent baldness. Skin eating parasites can also be known as ‘flesh eating parasites.’

How To Get Rid Of Unsightly Stretch Marks

How To Get Rid Of Unsightly Stretch Marks

Both women and men sufferers can get rid of their unsightly stretch marks or at the very least make them considerably less noticeable.

What Causes Cold Sores And How To Treat Them

What Causes Cold Sores And How To Treat Them

Caused by a virus known as the Herpes Simplex Virus (HSV1) that almost every human carries, cold sores are also known as ‘oral herpes’ or ‘fever blisters’.

Fishy Cure For Psoriasis

Fishy Cure For Psoriasis

Sufferers of psoriasis will do almost anything to find a cure for this unpleasant often itchy skin complaint. One of the treatments being used today at some spas in Turkey is for the patients to immerse themselves or their affected limbs in the water with hundreds of Garra Rufa fish.

Why Have I Got Psoriasis And Can It be Treated?

Why Have I Got Psoriasis And Can It be Treated?

Factors that are present and may trigger cases of the disease include medications and drugs, skin lesions and scars, sun burn, alcoholism, bacterial infections, colds and hereditary.

The Early Symptoms Of Psoriasis On The Skin

The Early Symptoms Of Psoriasis On The Skin

Psoriasis is a recurring but non-infectious scaly skin condition with no known cause or prevention. It can strike both sexes, most usually between the ages of five to twenty five. Skin Psoriasis Early Symptoms The early symptoms of psoriasis can easily be missed. A red spot with a scaly surface slowly develops on the skin.

Different Skin Cancer Types and Risks

Different Skin Cancer Types and Risks

There are three different types of skin cancer – basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma and melanoma.

How To Treat Enlarged Pores

How To Treat Enlarged Pores

Known as open comedones, blackheads are plugs of sebaceous oil and dead skin cells which have choked the pore opening. The pore then expands and the plug of grease turns black on contact with the air.

Pimples And Spots – Top Tips To Treat Them

Pimples And Spots – Top Tips To Treat Them

Pimples and spots seem to turn up at the worst times. However, you don’t want to make them even worse by squeezing them and causing them to become inflamed and even lead to acne.

How to Deal with Really Dry Skin

How to Deal with Really Dry Skin

A great many people have skin that is light to moderately dry from time to time and don’t have much problem dealing with it.
But skin that is very dry can be extremely uncomfortable and even painful. Dealing with really dry skin can be a problem, too.

What Are Blackheads And Whiteheads?

What Are Blackheads And Whiteheads?

Information about the causes of non-inflammatory acne and the difference between blackheads and whiteheads.