Skin, Hair, Nails

Fungal Feet Infections – Types, Pictures, Causes and Spread

Fungal infections of the skin on the feet are common. Most are due to one type of fungal infection but other less common and even rare fungi can also cause infections of the feet. For example, thrush is caused by Candida albicans, a type of yeast, and this fungus can also infect the skin on the feet. However, “thrush >> Read More ...

Itchy Beard – Causes, Pictures, Treatment and Prevention

Itching of the beard area is not an uncommon problem, especially for men with facial hair. There are many reasons why itching may occur. Sometimes this can be harmless like with sweating and scratching the area. At other times however, itching of the beard may be due to some underlying disease like a fungal infection of >> Read More ...

Itchy Stomach (Abdomen) Causes, Treatment, Prevention

The abdomen is often referred to as the stomach although the stomach is technically a digestive organ in the upper part of the abdominal cavity. Like any part of the body, the skin over the abdomen may be itchy at times, either with or without a rash. This itching can occur for various reasons and is usually not a problem >> Read More ...

How to Treat a Sunburn at Home (Face and Nose)

Sunburn affects as many as 1 in 3 American adults every year and about 2 in 3 American children every summer. It is one of the most common skin conditions but most of us do not consider it to be serious. Sunburn quickly resolves within a few days although the symptoms of more severe cases can persist for weeks. However, >> Read More ...

6 Signs of Ringworm and What It Looks Like

Ringworm is a common skin infection that can affect the skin anywhere on the body. Some of the more common sites are on the feet (tinea pedis or athelete’s foot), groin (tinea cruris or jock itch) and scalp (tinea captitis or head fungus). Although these infections are not common, it can cause damage to the skin in the >> Read More ...
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