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  • Eczema is a distressing condition that causes the skin to become itchy, red, dry and cracked. It afflicts children and adults alike.

    What Is Eczema and How Do I Treat It?

    What Is Eczema and How Do I Treat It?

    by Eugene Brennan10

  • Scabies is a nasty condition and is usually extremely itchy. Sadly, treatment is not instantaneous, and the condition can get worse before it gets better. Here are some tips to help you cope.

    Is Your Scabies Worse After Treatment?

    Is Your Scabies Worse After Treatment?

    by infostreamnetwork4

  • Sort out your itchy, flaky scalp! Find out what causes this condition and how to relieve the symptoms. You may need to evaluate your hair products as well as your diet.

    Why Is My Scalp Dry and Flaky?

    Why Is My Scalp Dry and Flaky?

    by Emma Kisby24

  • What are freckles and how do you get them? Find out what causes freckles and who is more likely to get them. If you don't like your freckles, there may be ways to remove or fade them.

    What Are Freckles and What Causes Them?

    What Are Freckles and What Causes Them?

    by Sarah Johnson1

  • Psoriasis is a chronic and recurring inflammatory condition of the skin. It has been linked to an increased incidence of obesity, heart disease, and strokes.

    Psoriasis, Obesity, and Heart Disease

    Psoriasis, Obesity, and Heart Disease

    by Linda Crampton20

  • Millions of people are affected by eczema. Understand what causes flare-ups, and learn how to maintain proper skin care.

    Healing From Eczema

    Healing From Eczema

    by Chernika Lipscomb0

  • I noticed my son itching the back of his knee and noticed it was not his eczema. It looked like warts. In fact, he had molluscum contagiosum. Find out what the condition is and how to treat it.

    What Is Molluscum Contagiosum and How to Treat It

    What Is Molluscum Contagiosum and How to Treat It

    by Karen Lackey12

  • My family has dealt with scabies twice, and I want to share what I've learned. In one case we struggled with these mites for over 3 months until completely getting rid of them within 2 days.

    How to Treat Scabies

    How to Treat Scabies

    by salmaguer4

  • Do you plan to get this vaccination? How long should you wait? What might happen if you don't get it? What are the risks of the vaccine, and is it worth the trouble? Learn all about it here!

    Shingles Vaccination - Get Yours Now!

    Shingles Vaccination - Get Yours Now!

    by Jackie Lynnley62

  • Ringworm isn't a worm at all; it's a fungal infection that is not only contagious but also embarrassing. I tried a succession of treatments over a 3-month period before I finally got rid of the rash.

    How to Get Rid of Ringworm

    How to Get Rid of Ringworm

    by Robert T Gasperson64

  • Chronic hives are a result of an underlying disease condition. My experience is with acute hives, which results from an allergic reaction that may occur only once in a lifetime.

    Chronic Hives and Angioedema Survey

    Chronic Hives and Angioedema Survey

    by John R Wilsdon12

  • What is Ichthyosis, and what can you do to help treat it? There isn't a lot of information out there on this skin disorder , so I'm trying my best to help others who suffer from it.

    Living With Ichthyosis

    Living With Ichthyosis

    by Misty May30

  • Learn how to take care of your skin when you have lupus. Reduce malar rashes and other skin irritations by following a few common-sense precautions, as well as your doctor's instructions.

    Lupus Skin Care Tips

    Lupus Skin Care Tips

    by Kylyssa Shay5

  • I used to suffer terribly from psoriasis. This alternative treatment restored my healthy skin, and I hope it will help you, too.

    Psoriasis Cure or Am I Dreaming?

    Psoriasis Cure or Am I Dreaming?

    by Jeffrey Watters10

  • Nothing is worse than chronic eczema that just won't go away, especially if your child suffers from it, too. My son and I have tried every remedy under the sun, and this one is definitely the best!

    The Cream That Finally Made Our Eczema Go Away

    The Cream That Finally Made Our Eczema Go Away

    by Nikki Schilling15

  • Spotting fordyce spots for the first time can be very distressing and can make people think of cancer. This article aims to provide some reassurance and explain what is really going on.

    Are Fordyce Spots Cancerous?

    Are Fordyce Spots Cancerous?

    by infostreamnetwork0

  • Stubbing your toe or catching a fingernail can cause a blood blister to form under the skin. Relieving the pressure is a simple and painless procedure that can prevent complications from occurring.

    How to Treat a Blood Blister Under the Nail

    How to Treat a Blood Blister Under the Nail

    by Bobby3

  • You no longer need to endure the embarrassment of cold sores. From effective first aid to long-term prevention, modern developments have transformed life for cold sore sufferers.

    How to Beat Cold Sores

    How to Beat Cold Sores

    by Kate Swanson21

  • Here are the natural and medicinal treatments that I use to control my psoriasis. Everyone is different; they may or may not work for you. Speak with your doctor before trying any new treatment.

    Living With Psoriasis and How to Treat It

    Living With Psoriasis and How to Treat It

    by Ritchie Hicks0

  • Pilonidal cysts appear most commonly on the tailbone area at the top or near the top of the cleft of the buttocks. Most doctors believe that it is caused by an ingrown hair that then becomes infected.

    Pilonidal Cyst: What the Heck Is That?

    Pilonidal Cyst: What the Heck Is That?

    by fishtiger58219

  • Most of us think that itchy skin is just a nuisance. However, persistent itchy skin could be a sign of a serious medical condition.

    The Unseen Causes for Itchy Skin

    The Unseen Causes for Itchy Skin

    by Helen Murphy Howell26

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