Skin, Hair, Nails

Chapped Lips (Crack, Rough, Sore) Causes and Remedies

It is one of the most common lip problems and most of us think that it is just a winter problem but chapped lips can strike at any time. The lips are very sensitive to environmental factors when compared to skin on the rest of the face. This difference is one of the main reasons why the lips are prone to drying and >> Read More ...

Itching Between Groin and Thigh, Causes and Pictures

Most of us experience itching in the groin region every now and then, especially at the crease between the torso and thigh. It usually not a major problem and often passes within a few minutes without occurring again. The itching is often an inconvenience especially when the need to scratch is overwhelming in a public >> Read More ...

Folliculoma (Hair Follicle Tumor) Causes, Symptoms, Treatment

There are many different types of abnormal growths that can arise on the skin. Most of us think of it simply as a pimple, wart or mole. However, there are several different ways in which the skin may be diseased or abnormal thereby leading to the formation of a growth. One rare type of growth is a folliculoma. It is not a >> Read More ...

Skin Tags Causes, Pictures, Cancer Risk, Treatment

There are many different types of protruding skin growths apart from a wart of mole. Skin tags are another common growth. While most of these skin growths are not associated with any serious conditions like skin cancer, it should always be investigated further. Skin tags are harmless and painless growths often seen on the >> Read More ...

Rash Around Mouth (Lips) Causes, Pictures, Treatment

The skin on the lips is much thinner than elsewhere on the body. It also lacks the natural moisturizing ability because there are no sebaceous glands on it. Furthermore it lacks the skin pigment, melanin, which provides protection against ultraviolet (UV) light. So it is understandable that a rash can occur n the lips from >> Read More ...

Itching After Bathing Causes, Prevention, Remedies

It is not uncommon to experience a bout of itching after bathing. It may last a short period of time and we often do not give it much thought thereafter. However, for some people itching after bathing can persist for hours or itching that is constantly present may worsen after bathing. Understanding why itching may occur >> Read More ...

Forehead Acne (Pimples) Causes, Pictures, Treatment

Acne is a common skin problem. It affects as many as 4 out of 5 Americans at some point in their lives. Estimates are that as much as 20% of these acne sufferers will experience severe scarring. There is no cure for acne. It is a complex multifactorial condition and therefore treatment has to be individualized to some >> Read More ...

Itching Jaw (Mandible) Chin Causes, Symptoms, Pictures

The skin over the lower jaw, or jawline as we often refer to it, is prone to the same dermatological conditions as skin elsewhere on the face and body. Itching is one of the common symptoms with or without a rash. The cause of the itching can vary from trauma to the skin to infections and a host of other skin diseases that >> Read More ...

Sunburn Skin Rash (UV Exposure) Pictures, Duration

Sunburn is a common acute skin condition which quickly resolves with little to no treatment. We often do not give sunburn much though as a skin disease but it technically a superficial or first-degree burn. Studies have also shown that repeated bouts of severe sunburn can drastically increase the risk of skin cancer. >> Read More ...

Skin Grime (Grit) Removal, Cleaning, Causes, Odor

What is Skin Grit or Grime? The words ‘grit’ or ‘grime’ are refer to loose particles or a buildup of matter that is generally considered to be unhygienic. The skin being like any surface can collect dust and dirt from the environment and along with skin oils and dead skin cells this can form what >> Read More ...
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