Archive for May, 2011

Coping With Lymes Disease

I think this is a very good video that goes into the anxiety that comes up when one has a number of symptoms. The woman in the video has had a history of rheumatoid arthritis but has recently been diagnosed with Lymes. She discusses her denial of this, they perplexing symptoms that look like stretch marks, various redness marks as well as lumps under her armpits.

What Causes Itching At Night

There can be variety sources for itchy skin including bacterial, viral and allergic reactions. It is also possible that there are underlying medical conditions such as skin diseases, liver problems and inflammation.

Rash From Shin Guards: Sports Concerns

The incidences of getting a rash from shin guards is common, but the parents of many youngsters that play sports such as soccer, may find it difficult to come up with a quick cure for the problem. In extreme cases, the infection may become so bad that the child has to quit his or her favorite game for a time, and this can be even more distressing for the child.

Understanding Types Of Lupus Rash Issues

There are various types of lupus. Systemic Lupus Erthematosus is systemic, and affects the major organs of the body – the kidneys, lungs, and heart. Discoid lupus affects the skin. It is usually much milder than SLE but most often causes rashes on the skin and it tends to affect females from the age of 15 through 45 years old.

Rash Under Wedding Rings

There was an interesting news story this week about a woman who developed a rash under her rings several years after being married and wearing them daily. It turns out that it was caused by a type of irritant contact dermatitis. Her doctor said that it was actually soap particles that were creating the problem.