Archive for August, 2010

Rash from Gym: What Causes the Itching

If you pick up a rash from the gym, you want to know exactly what it is and whether or not it is serious. Most of the time when you get a rash while at the gym, it is the result of your body sweating,

Rashes and Children: Back to School Time

There are quite a few different rashes in children that all parents should be aware of, especially the most common types. There are many different ways of describing these rashes which present on the skin, including raised, flat, pimply, welts, blotches, patches, and more.

Irritant Contact Dermatitis

Irritant contact dermatitis is a form of contact dermatitis that can be further divided into those that are caused by chemical irritants and those that are caused by physical irritants.
Chemical irritant contact dermatitis can either be acute or chronic, which is typically related with strong and weak irritants respectively. Detergents, strong bases and acids as [...]

Common Spider Bites

Knowing some of the most common spider bite sustained in different parts of the country will give you a good idea about how to identify and treat them accordingly.