Tuesday, June 14th, 2011

Rosacea is a type of inflammatory disorder which is chronic where the central areas of the face turns red most likely because of enlarged blood vessels under the skin. In some cases, Rosacea resembles acne (it was at one point known as adult acne or acne rosacea). The absence of either white heads or blackheads […]

Laser Resurfacing

Sunday, May 15th, 2011

Laser Resurfacing is a procedure which is performed in the dermatologist surgeon’ s office in order to help tighten and smoothen eyelids; soften pucker marks and frown lines; repair smoker’s lines; improve and flatten scars; erase wrinkles and fine lines of the face; remove splotchy as well as brown spots, uneven skin color; and improve […]

Sebaceous Cysts

Tuesday, March 29th, 2011

Sebaceous Cysts (also called Keratinous Cysts) are a slow-growing bumps, consisting of skin excretions, dead skin and other particles of the skin. Such cysts can be tiny and may appear anywhere, most likely, in the scrotum, back, face, ear, or scalp. Sebaceous Cysts tend to be firm and easy to move within the person’s skin. […]

Dry Skin

Tuesday, March 15th, 2011

Dry Skin is a common condition, particularly which occurs in individuals past middle ages. Dry Skin may be caused by frequent bathing and cold weather. Bathing washes away surface oils, leading the person’s skin to dry out. Dry Skin frequently itches and becomes irritated. Scalling most frequently affects the lower legs. In some cases, ichthyosis […]

Atopic Dermatitis

Wednesday, March 9th, 2011

Atopic Dermatitis is an itchy chronic inflammations of the skin’s upper layers that frequently develop in individuals with asthma or hay fever and in individuals who have family members with such condition. Individuals with this disease generally have various other allergic diseases. The relationship between such allergic disorders and Atopic Dermatitis is not clear; some […]

Erythema Multiforme

Sunday, March 6th, 2011

Erythema Multiforme is a medical disorder, in which patches of raised, red skin frequently appear like targets and are commonly distributed symmetrically over the person’s body. Possibly, more than 50% of cases are resulted from the herpes simplex. In the remaining cases, possible causes may include any medications (for example, barbiturates, sulfa antibiotics, and penicillins), […]


Friday, March 4th, 2011

Neurodermatitis is an itchy, chronic inflammation of the skin’s top layer. It results in thickened and dark patches, scaling, and dryness. The causes of neurodermatitis (localized scratch dermatitis, lichen simplex chronicus) are not known, but psychologic factors may be responsible. Such a  condition does not seem to be allergic. More females than males have Neurodermatitis […]

Tinea Versicolor

Friday, March 4th, 2011

Tinea Versicolor is a medical condition, in which a fungal infection that causes white to brown patches on the person’s skin occurs. Such infection is common particularly in young adults. Tinea Versicolor rarely causes itching or pain, but prevents skin areas from producing patches and tanning.  An individual, who has naturally dark skin can have […]

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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