Archive for May, 2009

5 Common Types of Eczema: Stopping the Rash Cycle

There are several types of eczema including atopic dermatitis, nummular eczema, scalp eczema and contact,irritant dermatitis. What are their symptoms and how do you treat them effectively?

Mobile Phone Rash: Are You Allergic to Nickel

The nickel on cell phone surfaces, ear attachments and other components can give you cell phone dermatitis. If you see a red rash near the ear, mouth area or even your fingers from texting, you may be having an allergic reaction to the nickel in the materials.

Bed Bug Rash: Dealing with These Critters

Today in Yahoo front cover was a big story on how bed bugs have reached an alarming high rate since world war ii. Some say this is due to the changes in pesticides and certain government product bans. A few shelters in North Carolina have had to shut down due to this invasion.

Lyme’s Disease Signs: Symptoms of the Tick Bite

Lyme’s disease signs aren’t always easy to detect and not everyone gets the characteristic round rash. This makes it harder to know for sure if the symptoms you have are due to lyme’s disease or something else. Flu symptoms and headaches are another possible sign but these can also occur for many other reasons. Taking [...]