Articles by Jan Modric

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Causes of Non-Itchy Rash

Causes of Non-Itchy Rash The rashes in below listed disorders are usually not itchy. Acne (may occasionally itch) Actinic (solar) keratosis (may occasionally itch) Alcohol-induced pseudo-Cushing syndrome – abdominal stretch marks  (rare) Bejel (a form of non-sexually transmitted syphilis) : non-itchy mouth >> Read More ...

Types of Skin Rashes – Terms Explained, Pictures

What Is a Skin Rash? A rash (French rache = a sore) is any abnormal change in the skin color or texture (1). By another definition, a rash is breaking out of the skin (eruption; exanthema in Greek) (2). Rashes According To Size, Shape, and Consistency Macule A macule (Lat. macula = spot) is a small (< 1cm) skin >> Read More ...

Itchy Face and Facial Rash – Causes, Treatment, Pictures

Facial Itching Itching of the face is a common symptom that every person experience, often on a frequent basis. In most case it is a mild it that is quickly relieved with rubbing or scratching. The face is the most exposed part of the body as it is almost never covered. It is constantly bombarded by the environment through >> Read More ...

Itchy Throat – Causes and Treatment

What is Itchy Throat? Itchy throat is an irritating sensation in the throat that provokes desire to cough. Other symptoms like pain, secretions, difficulty eating or speaking, runny nose or itchy eyes may accompany throat itch, depending on the cause. Throat Anatomy Thethroat consists from the pharynx and larynx. Picture >> Read More ...

Itchy Armpits – Causes and Symptoms

We all experience itching in the armpit (axilla) now and then. Most of the time it is not a problem but just a temporary irritation and not due to any serious medical condition. However, persistent or frequent itching of the armpits, especially where there is a rash or other lesion, needs to be investigated from a medical >> Read More ...

Itchy Eyes – Causes and Treatment

Causes of Itchy Eyes 1. Non-Washed Eyes Thick fat from the oil glands in the inner eye corner may cause itchy eyes if not washed off in the morning. Sweat from the face or hands while rubbing eyes also causes itchy eyes. 2. Foreign Body A small object or fly falling in the eye usually causes intense itch and watery eye. >> Read More ...

Itchy Scalp – Pictures, Causes and Treatment

1. Unwashed Hair When the hair (especially oily hair) is not washed frequently enough, skin cells may build up on the scalp and cause itching and dandruff. Prevention is therefore by simply maintaining good hygiene and washing the scalp hair at least once a week. 2. Dry Scalp Skin Dry scalp skin lacking the protective oil >> Read More ...

Jock Itch – Pictures, Symptoms, Causes and Treatment

What is Jock Itch? Jock itch is a fungal infection of the groin area that is medically known as tinea cruris. The term ‘jock itch’ is derived from this condition occurring frequently in athletes (also referred to colloquially as jocks) and that it presents with significant itching. It is also known as groin >> Read More ...

Itchy Rash on the Neck

An itchy rash can occur on the body and this can be due to the same conditions. However, certain conditions are more likely to arise on specific parts of the body. This may be due to local factors, like contact with fabrics or jewelry, or with spread from neighboring areas. An itchy rash on the neck may therefore be due to >> Read More ...

Itchy Eyelids – Pictures, Causes and Treatment

Itching of the eyelids is a common sensation that we all experience from time to time. It may arise with a host of conditions and not all of these are a medical problems. For example, we tend to rub and even scratch the eyelids when we are sleepy and sometimes when we are trying to remember information. However, there are >> Read More ...
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