Archive | November, 2017

Treating dyshidrotic eczema

Dyshidrotic eczema causes small blisters that develop on the fingers, palms and soles of the feet. It can be due to exposure to cobalt or nickel, fungal infections, allergies and excessive stress. The affected area becomes thick and scaly, severe itchiness, redness and inflammation. Women are more susceptible to this condition than with men. Dyshidrotic […]

Treatment for mumps

Mumps is a viral infection that causes painful swelling in the parotid or salivary glands. It is characterized by tenderness and swelling in the joint and there is puffiness of the cheeks. Mumps is a contagious disease and it is caused by a virus that can be passed from one person to another through their […]

How to treat epidermoid cyst

Epidermoid cyst is made of keratin which is a protein constituent that is present in hair and skin. In case when the wall the cyst breaks, it then secretes a sticky yellowish liquid called keratin. It causes irritation on the skin. Epidermoid cyst usually develops on the head, neck, back or the genitals. They can […]

How to treat folliculitis

Folliculitis is an inflammatory ailment that affects the hair follicles. It is characterized by a tiny red tender bump and sometimes surmounted with a dot of pus that surrounds pus. Older lesions without pus appear as reddened lumps that surround the opening without the hair. Acne vulgaris, a facial rash affecting teenagers is a type […]