Category Archives: Skin Problems

Alopecia medication Part 2

Tests and Exams

Female pattern baldness is usually diagnosed based on:

  • Ruling out other causes of hair loss
  • The appearance and pattern of hair loss
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Alopecia medication Part 1

Alopecia areata

Alternative Names: Alopecia totalis; Alopecia universalis Continue reading

Adhesive Bandages Causing Irritant or Allergic Contact Dermatitis

The use of medical adhesive supplies has been a big help in the care of patients. These are used in inpatient and outpatient medicine. During a hospitalization, adhesive tapes are commonly used to anchor and secure an intravenous line. It is also used to hold bandages and dressings in place. Continue reading

ABC’s Signs of Melanoma

Melanoma is the considerably the most serious type of cancer that develops in the melanocytes. Melanocytes are the pigment cells that are responsible in giving color to the skin. Aside from the skin, melanoma may also develop in the eyes and in rare cases, in the intestines. Continue reading

Need-To-Know Facts About Nettle Rash

Have you ever had very itchy, reddish swellings on your skin, pretty much like a rash from the stinging nettle plant? This condition is called urticaria or nettle rash. The Latin word for nettle is urtica. Nettle rash usually varies in size and shape. It lasts up to 24 hours and is very itchy. This may occur once or repeatedly.

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Acne and Blackheads: An In Depth Discussion

Blackheads are the worst nightmare every time you look at your face in the mirror. You just hate to look at them as they are black or yellow in color and look absolutely disgusting. It bothers you that you cannot hide them with make up and they just keep on embarrassing you on your date. You end up in low self-esteem, Continue reading

5 Seborrheic Dermatitis Treatments

Seborrheic dermatitis is an inflammatory skin disorder that generally affects the scalp. It may cause flaky, white to yellow scales, itchiness and stubborn dandruff.  In adults, it is known as seborrheic dermatitis but it is called cradle cap in infants.

Aside from the scalp, it may also be seen in upper chest, back, face and other parts of the body that have active sebaceous glands. Continue reading

Facts About Neosporin Ointment

Neospirin ointment is also known as Polymxyin B sulfate, bacitracin, and neomycin sulfate. This contains a mixture of anti-infectives that are used for treating specific bacterial infections, particularly skin infections. Neospirin ointment can also prevent infections that you can acquire from wounds, minor cuts, and burns.

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10 Common Skin Problems During Pregnancy

The whole pregnancy experience can be different from one woman to another. Aside from the many physical changes that a pregnant woman may encounter, there are also psychological changes that matter in the care of a pregnant mother. Disturbed body image can be a problem if not addressed correctly.  So you have a big tummy that is announcing to the whole world that you are going to bear a child soon. You want to be proud to everyone but you are worried about how you look. Many pregnant mothers do not like to have their pictures taken because of disturbed body image while in pregnancy. They feel fat, they feel heavy, and they can see that a lot of changes are happening to their skin. Know the usual skin changes that may be a problem during pregnancy. Continue reading

Things to Do to Have A Neck Lift Without Surgery

Aging is not always a good thing to look forward to, especially when you have been used to being young and vibrant all your life. Wrinkles and sagging are inevitable when you get on in years and every woman dreams of utterly making them non-existent. Most women are very conscious about them because one can easily spot these skin aging signs in the neck area.

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