Skin, Hair, Nails

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 ...

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 ...
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