Skin, Hair, Nails

Fungal Rash on Skin – Causes, Symptoms, Pictures, Treatment

Fungal infections of the skin are a common problem that may also involve the nails and hair. The reason for this is that fungi which hav a predilection for human skin are abundant in our environment, from objects within the home, to the air, on pets and even in the soil. Most of the time these fungi are transmitted from >> Read More ...

Rash on Abdomen (Stomach) Causes of Abdominal Skin Rashes

The skin over the abdomen can be just as prone to various skin rashes as skin anywhere else on the body. Some rashes may be acute where it arises suddenly, may be intense but lasts only for a short period of time. Other skin rashes may be chronic where it recurs or persists for long periods of time, from weeks to months >> Read More ...

Itchy Eyebrows – Causes of Itching of the Hair Above the Eyes

The eyebrows are an aesthetic consideration for most people but it may be just as important functionally as it is cosmetically.  It is believed that the eyebrows shield the eyes from water and sweat. Like any other part of the skin, with or without hair, the eyebrows may be injured, damaged or diseased for a number of >> Read More ...

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 ...
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