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Eczema: Types

Posted under Eczema on Friday, 13 January 2012 by
What Is Eczema? An inflammation of the skin is called dermatitis. Eczema is a term that includes every dermatitis. These may include - Atopic dermatitis Irritant contact dermatitis Seborrheic dermatitis Allergic contact dermatitis Stasis Eczema Dishydrotic eczema Nummular...
Eczema: Types

Dandruff Facts

Posted under Dandruff on Friday, 13 January 2012 by
Dandruff Facts Dandruff is a form of Seborrheic Dermatitis.Dandruff begins after puberty because it is connected with sebaceous glands.Dandruff itches because of inflammation that may be present.Dandruff is not caused due to dry skin.Dandruff is believed to be caused by a fungus.In dandruff, the...
Dandruff Facts

How To Take Care Of Your Skin If You Have Eczema?

Posted under Eczema on Thursday, 12 January 2012 by
How To Take Care Of Your Skin If You Have Eczema? Know your triggers: Find out what substances act as triggers of your eczema. Keep away from triggers. You will be saving yourself a big amount of trouble. Sometimes, a food may be causing the flare-up. Eliminating that food from your diet can...
How To Take Care Of Your Skin If You Have Eczema?

Is Eczema Contagious?

Posted under Eczema on Thursday, 12 January 2012 by
Is Eczema Contagious? The eczema patches look red, inflamed and many times blistered. To think that it can be contagious is natural. But eczema is not contagious. Eczema is a disease that is inherited. It does not spread by virus or bacteria. If anybody has eczema, he/she cannot infect...
Is Eczema Contagious?

Dandruff: Overview

Posted under Dandruff on Thursday, 12 January 2012 by
DandruffThe white scaly skin that forms mostly on the scalp and causes itching is dandruff. Most of us are aware about dandruff. Those who get dandruff, try many shampoos and treatments to get rid of dandruff. Many natural remedies are sold for dandruff and everybody has his/her suggestion about...
Dandruff: Overview

Pregnancy and Eczema

Posted under Eczema on Thursday, 12 January 2012 by
Pregnancy & EczemaPregnancy brings forth many questions about the medications you may be using. If you get pregnant while you are under any medication for eczema, you need to talk to your doctor about which of them can be continued. You may have to discontinue some medications. You have to...
Pregnancy and Eczema

Causes Of Dandruff

Posted under Dandruff on Thursday, 12 January 2012 by
Causes Of DandruffNo precise cause of dandruff is yet known. Why men tend to get it more than women? Why teenagers are prone to dandruff? There are many questions about dandruff. Let us see how it forms. Our skin renews itself over a period of about 28 days. During this period, new cells form at...
Causes Of Dandruff

Prevention Of Cold Sores

Posted under Cold Sores on Wednesday, 11 January 2012 by
Prevention Of Cold Sores If a person is having active sores, sharing his/her items such as towels, utensils, can spread the virus. Avoid sharing till the active sores don't clear. Avoid touching active sores to prevent transmission of virus. If you suffer from cold sores, you should keep hands...
Prevention Of Cold Sores

Corns and Calluses: Overview

Posted under Corns and Calluses on Wednesday, 11 January 2012 by
Corns & CallusesCorns and calluses are thick layers of skin that harden under pressure. Corns are small round shaped hard skin with a center, while calluses have no shape. Corns and calluses develop in the skin to protect the body. Many people have corns and calluses, but they don't care till...
Corns and Calluses: Overview

Symptoms Of Cold Sores

Posted under Cold Sores on Wednesday, 11 January 2012 by
Symptoms Of Cold SoresCold sores is also called fever blisters. The symptoms commonly appear on the lips. The other places that can get affected are - areas around the lips, on or inside the nose, cheek or chin. Usually most occurrences take place on and around the lips. Small fluid filled blisters...
Symptoms Of Cold Sores