Archive for June, 2010

Camp Rashes: Is Your Child Itchy

Camp for most people creates a number of memories and experiences that are often reflected upon for years. Whether it’s day camp or sleep away camp, everyone gets interesting life lessons and makes new friendships.

Bed Bugs: The Annoying Critters Are Back

There is no doubt about it, bed bugs are back and very stubborn. In the news this week, it was discussed that Goldman Sachs in its Jersey City office has had to get exterminators for these pests. In Ohio, they’ve been reported as a problem throughout the Franklin County area.

Dermatologist Skin Exam: Have You Been Checked

It is important to have your skin checked as an adult for skin cancer as part of a routine appointment. Since the skin is the largest organ of our body, so many issues can come up in addition to various types of rashes.

Eczema Herpeticum: A Dangerous Mix of Herpes and Eczema

Cold sore bumps which are also know as fever blisters are actually due to the herpes simplex virus. It is a nuisance and will subside in approximately 10 days without an anti-viral medication. Eczema causes dry, itchy skin rashes and there a number of types such as atopical dermatitis, discoid, nummular and contact dermatitis.