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DIY Remedies for Eczema

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Eczema is a non-contagious inflammatory skin disorder which affects epidermis and results in rashes and skin scaling on different body parts. It exhibits symptoms like dryness, itching, swelling, flaking, rough, blistering, redness, crusted sores, etc. It can be acute or chronic and most common in children and people living in …

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Why Skin Tag

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Skin tags are usually more annoying to look at than anything else, but understanding what they are, and aren’t, can be reassuring. Skin tags are small, often pedunculated, skin-coloured or brown papules that occur most frequently where there are skin folds. Common sites are the neck, axilla, groins and eyelids. They …

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What is Melanoma

Melanoma is a cancer that develops in melanocytes, the pigment cells present in the skin. It can be more serious than the other forms of skin cancer because it may spread to other parts of the body (metastasize) and cause serious illness and death. About 50,000 new cases of melanoma are diagnosed …

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A Few Factors Make Dry Skin

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Free of moisture Skin is quite common in the winters, but many individuals have dry out skin throughout the 12 months. There are several reasons why this may happen. Mostly, you could be making your skin more dry by following the incorrect skin care routine. Dry pores and skin could …

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Impetigo – A contagious Disease

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Impetigo  Impetigo (Infantigo) is a highly contagious skin infection that is most common in children. Impetigo is caused by the staphylococcus aureus, or, more rarely streptococcus pyogenes bacterias. Children account for about 70% coming from all classes. The first sign of impetigo is a patch of red, itchy skin. In …

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Atopic Dermatitis Problem

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Atopic Dermatitis Eczema is an allergic condition known as atopic dermatitis, or AD. Atopic means the “tendency to develop allergies.” An antibody known as IgE triggers allergic responses, including eczema. Atopic dermatitis refers to a wide range of diseases that are often associated with stress and allergic disorders that involve …

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Why Scabies

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Scabies A mite causes this common skin condition. Called the human itch mite, this eight-legged bug is so small that you cannot see it on the skin. People get scabies when the mite burrows into the top layer of skin to live and feed. When the skin reacts to the …

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Bed Bug Bite Problem

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Bed Bug Bite Problem? Summary Bed bugs, known scientifically as Cimex lectularius (Cimicidae) are small wingless insects that feed by hematophagy – exclusively on the blood of warm blooded-animals. As we are warm-blooded animals, we are ideal hosts for them. Over millions of years, bed bugs have evolved as nest …

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What Are Blackheads?

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Black Heads Blackheads are small bumps that appear on your skin due to clogged hair follicles. These bumps are called “blackheads” because the surface looks dark or black. Blackheads are a mild type of acne that usually form on the face, but they can also appear on the back, chest, …

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What is Dandruff

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Human skin cells are forever renewing themselves. As skin cells in the scalp are renewed, the old (dead) ones are pushed to the surface and then out of the scalp; they are literally expelled. For people with dandruff, the new cells are produced at a faster rate than they die, …

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