Can’t strut, cause of my Butt Pimples!
Pimples on the butt are also called Acne on the buttocks or folliculitis. It is common and secondary to sweating, bacteria and most importantly, friction. Tight fitting clothing such as...Read more
Dry mouth, dry eyes, itchy skin. Could it be Sjogren’s syndrome?
Sjögren”s syndrome is also called Sicca Syndrome. It is an auto-immune disease. The body’s immune system normally protects us from bacterial and viral infections and other dangerous, threatening diseases such...Read more
12 Tips to Get Rid of Oily Hair
Get rid of oily hair with these dermatology tips and practical advice. Suggestions how to wash your hair and which shampoo to use. Instructions on correctly conditioning the hair if...Read more
What Insect Bit Me?
This patient was bitten by a mite or bug called Chiggers or Trombiculid mites. They are also called berry bugs, harvest mites, red bugs or scrub-itch mites. The usual reaction...Read more
Coronavirus Hand Washing Dermatitis Prevention!
As an RN, Emily Stone was washing her hands at least 50 times per shift before the outbreak of the coronavirus. Now due to increased concern and even more frequent...Read more
Vitamin C and Immunity
What do humans and guinea pigs have in common? For both mammals, Vitamin C is an essential nutrient in their diets to maintain good health. Human and guinea pigs lack...Read more
12 Home remedies for Brittle nails. How to Fix?
The cause of brittle nails is usually external factors. Treatment is effective and includes vitamins supplements, oregano extract, moisturizing products and avoidance of irritants and chemical that dries the nails....Read more
Paper Cuts Easy Home Remedies for Prompt Healing!
Paper cuts occur in the blink of an eye and are extremely painful especially on the dorsal aspect or back of the fingers. Repeated use of the hand rips these...Read more
How to Hide a Pimple?
You are excited to go out when a bad, hormonal, monster pimple suddenly appears on your chin. Panic sets in. This skincare routine offers quick acting, life hack tips to...Read more
Home Remedies for Eczema Children
Eczema remedies for kids are readily available at home. While there is no cure, here are practical 40 tips for the treatment and clearing of atopic dermatitis, and prevention of...Read more
Blood Blister Treatment
While we all commonly call fluid filled sacs under our skin, blisters, not only is this a non-medial term but does not give any indication as to their cause. Medical...Read more
Hands dry, itchy, red, cracked this winter? Work hand in glove!
During the winter many people, especially kids get flares of eczema, especially on the back of their hands from cold air and low humidity. Most cases of hand dermatitis results...Read more
The Blues Gave Me Brown Spots
Dermatologists classify skin color on a scale of 1 to 6, called the Fitzpatrick classification. Light skinned people, such a person whose ancestors are from Northern Europe, are classified as...Read more
Painful cracks in the skin
Cracks or fissures in the skin can be particularly painful. These changes are referred to as secondary changes and result from over drying of the skin, often in individuals with...Read more
Itching to get rid of insect bites
In Finland there is an aphorism; the mosquito is more dangerous than the tiger. You might have heard about dangerous viral infectious diseases carried by mosquitoes such as dengue, yellow...Read more
Bacteria Biofilm is a Major Barrier to Wound Healing
The normal bacteria on our skin are part of our microbiome, or healthy bacteria that lives in and on our bodies, protecting us against germs. It may come as a...Read more
Wound Healing and Signs of Infection
All skin wounds become contaminated with bacteria. This does not mean the wound is infected but simply colonized. This is a normal feature of healing. Bacteria in chronic wounds reside...Read more