Airborne irritant contact dermatitis is exclusive type of contact dermatitis. It typically is caused by dust, pollen, fumes and volatile chemicals that are present in air. In this skin condition the person does not directly handle this allergen but his …

Lymphomatoid papulosis is a skin disease manifesting as self healing papules and nodules which erupt and regress suddenly. It is a rare skin disorder. Only one out of one million people may suffer from this condition. The lesions of lymphomatoid …

Since last few decades the role of radiation therapy has become well recognized as a treatment for many types of cancers. Its application can be curative or palliative. In this therapy, the patient is subjected to precise dose of radiation …

Schamberg disease is a skin condition in which there is patchy discoloration of skin, usually in the lower legs. It is a chronic and progressive skin disease manifesting into macules and papules. The lesions spread slowly from lower extremity upwards. …

Everyone desires to have radiant and glowing face because it makes you look younger. However, dead skin cells on face can affect your natural complexion. It can make your skin appear dull, trigger breakouts with enlarged pores. Normally the dead …

Nobody exactly knows the history of shoes and when it was created first. We all know originally shoes were meant to keep our feet warm. However, with changing time people have started wearing different types of shoes to give an …

Most people take care and pay more attention of their face and hair. But they often neglect their hands which is the second most exposed and noticed part of the body after face. People apply different types of sun screen …

Jojoba oil is extracted from the seeds of a shrub like plant. Its scientific name is Simmondsia Chinensis. This shrubby tree grows wildly in hot and arid areas of California, Mexico and Arizona. Jojoba oil is actually liquid wax, which …

Since olden days humans are exposed to silver and its compounds. The exposure can be through environment, industry, or with silver used in medicines. Argyria is a rare skin condition in which the skin turns blue due to deposition of …

The skin on hand and palm has to face many environmental stresses hence it is thick and strong. Human hand and palm comes constantly in contact with various objects and materials such as chemicals, irritants, allergens etc. This material can …

Acrodermatitis is a skin condition mainly affecting children and adolescents. It is also called by other names such as Gianotti Crosti syndrome or papular acrodermatitis of childhood. This skin disease is characterized by red and itchy rash with a flat …

Burning sensation in armpit is common issue as the skin in this area is quiet thin and delicate, it can become raw and irritated easily. Actually the anatomical area of armpit makes it more vulnerable to sweating and retention of …

Running is a rewarding exercise to maintain good physical and mental health. Running for at least 20 minutes in a day for 5 to 6 days in a week is beneficial for maintaining healthy body weight, low blood pressure and …

Skin is the largest organ of human body. It acts as a protective covering of the body and shields the body from bad effects of too cold or hot environmental surrounding. Skin may be thick or thin in different parts …

Itching after taking bath is not uncommon. There are many people who experience itching all over their body or on localized area after bathing. Although not a serious medical issue, it often causes discomfort and distress, especially if itching persists …

Skin is an important organ that covers the whole body. It is a protective barrier for internal tissues and organs. The thickness of this dynamic organ may vary according to gender, age and site. Male skin is slightly thicker than …

Skin is an important and largest organ of the body. Hence it is important to pay attention and nourish your skin to make it more appealing, radiant and glowing. Human skin color ranges in variety of shades. The skin color …

Pustular acne is nothing but pimples that usually develop on your face. There are different forms of acne vulgaris and one of them is pustular acne. Acne can be mild, moderate or severe. Pustular acne is considered to be moderate …

Follicle is the basic structure located within the skin from which hair grow. Folliculitis can occur in any hairy area of skin. Folliculitis barbae is a medical term used for inflammation of hair follicles in beard area. The condition is …

Everyone desires to have smooth and flawless skin. People try various ways to maintain healthy complexion. But certain factors such as acne make it difficult. Even if we try all means, acne breakouts some times are not in our control. …