I found an interesting item in the news about the situation of scabies in schools. Scabies, is a contagious rash due to a parasitic mite that can be spread through physical skin contact as well as through sharing clothing , bedding and belongings. It can spread around schools, nursing homes, day care centers , [...]
Archive for February, 2011
It is important to do all you can to gain perspective about vitiligo or any skin rash that puts you into a state of depression. Our culture is very oriented towards appearances. But even a perfect physical condition is not permanent.
Psoriasis is a very common skin disease that affects nearly seven million Americans and endures through the life cycle of skin cells. The affected skin cells build up rapidly and when they reach the epidermis or outer layer of the skin, they form thick crusty gray colored scales and painful, dry, itchy, red patches.
Nail fungus loves warm damp places, especially men’s shoes, and nail fungus is more likely to be found in toenails, as fingernails do not live in the warm and damp environment. Older people and men are most susceptible to it.
Eczema is a term for many types of skin inflammation, and the word is interchangeable with the term dermatitis. The most usual form of eczema is atopic dermatitis. The word atopic means that a sufferer has a heredity or genetic predisposition to react to certain allergens.