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Canker sores

Canker sores

Canker sores are small-sized, shallow ulcers that appear in your mouth. Most cases of canker sores are harmless and heal within a few days but they can cause discomfort when you’re eating or trying to talk as they can be painful. While the precise cause of canker sores is unknown, it is thought to be […]

dyshidrotic eczema

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 […]

folliculitis

How to treat folliculitis

Folliculitis is an inflammatory ailment that affects the hair follicles. Generally, 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 […]

Swollen lip from bug bites

Bug bites are common especially during the spring and summer seasons. Insect bites causes irritation and allergic reactions such as a swollen lip. A reaction can be minor or can become a life-threatening condition which is called anaphylaxis. Symptoms Engorged bite marks Painful Swelling and burning sensation Red, swelling and a dark red center Development […]

Treating canker sores

Canker sores are small and shallow lesions that develops at the base of the gums or on the soft tissues of the mouth. Generally, they are quite painful and cause difficulty in eating and talking. Symptoms of canker sores The sores are round or oval with a white or yellow center and a reddened border […]

baby acne

How to manage baby acne

Baby acne is a common condition that develops on the skin of newborn babies. It can develop anywhere on the face, but usually common on the cheeks, nose and the forehead. Baby acne disappears on its own without scarring. Symptoms of baby acne It usually develops within the first 2-4 weeks after birth. Sometimes, some […]