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POISON IVY REACTION

When you have a contact with a poison ivy plant, you will have an itchy blistering rash on your skin, which is called a poison ivy reaction. The poison ivy rash or poison ivy reaction is caused by oil found in poison ivy which is called urushiol. Urushiol is found in all parts of the […]

Rosacea

Rosacea is a condition of the skin characterized by chronic inflammation. The cause for rosacea is not known and there is no permanent cure. Rosacea is also known as adult acne. There are four different type of rosacea namely: Red face rosacea, Papulopustular rosacea, Rhinophyma and Ocular Rosacea. Who’s At Risk? The group of people […]

The Danger in Lead Poisoning

Lead is a very strong poison and when it is inhaled, or sometimes ingested, it can lead to lead poisoning. It is usually a gradual build up in the body that may begin to show symptoms over a period of months to years. This often comes from continuous or recurrent contact with small amounts of […]

Heat Rash

Heat rash or miliaria rubra is commonly known as prickly heat. It is characterized by a rash consisting of small red bumps in the affected area. These rashes are caused due to blockage of the sweat glands which can be caused due to a number of factors such as high fever, excessive sweating or by […]

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Soy Allergy

Soy allergy is a type of allergy caused by soy, a product of soybeans, which may result in unpleasant signs and symptoms when exposed to any soy product. Soy allergy is one of the most common food allergies among babies and children. Most children tend to outgrow this allergy by the age of seven, but […]

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KAWASAKI DISEASE

Also known as mucocutaneous lymph node syndrome or lymph node syndrome, Kawasaki disease is a condition that causes inflammation to the walls of small-and-medium-sized arteries throughout the body including the coronary arteries which supply blood to the heart muscle. Most cases of Kawasaki disease in children are normally treated and they recover without long term […]