Keratosis Pilaris

Thursday, March 31st, 2011

Keratosis Pilaris is a disorder, where dead cells shed from the skin’s upper layer and create plugs that fill hair follicle openings. The plugs result in pointed, small pimples to break out, usually, on the buttocks, thighs, and upper arms. The face can also break, especially, in children. Individuals, who have Keratosis Pilaris, are most […]

Molluscum Sontagiosum

Wednesday, March 2nd, 2011

Molluscum contagiosum is a skin infection caused by poxvirus, that causes waxy, smooth, skin-colored bumps. Such bumps are generally less than 1/2 inch in diameter and have a tiny dimple in the center. In some cases, a single bump can grow to an 1,5 inch. The poxvirus, which results in Molluscum contagiosum, is in fact […]

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