Archive for August, 2011

Jellyfish Stings And Remedies

I was stung by a jellyfish for the first time in my life last week. Quickly little red bumps emerged around the elbow area.

Molloscum Warts: Kids And Immune System

Molluscum Warts are caused by a virus called the Molluscum Contagiosum Virus. This virus can affect anyone; however it is particularly prevalent in children under 10. It can also be spread due to sexual activity in adults from a partner that is infected. The warts can appear on any area of the body but are most likely to show on the legs and arms.

Cosmetics And Skin Problems

Skin problems that are caused by a reaction to certain cosmetics are normally referred to as contact dermatitis. Many skin problems from cosmetics can be avoided by paying attention to ingredients. Contact dermatitis can manifest as swelling, break outs and rashes, and in worst cases the skin may become raw or scaly and itchy, sometimes with lesions appearing.

White Bumps On The Face: Understanding Milia

Have you experienced irritating little white bumps on the face which refuse to go away? What’s more, there’s that gooey, white substance that comes out when you annoyingly pick, poke and intentionally pop the stubborn bump? It’s called milia, a skin condition that occurs when your skin has difficulty naturally exfoliating itself.

Perioral Dermatitis: Rash Around The Mouth

Perioral dermatitis, or simply “rash around the mouth,” is a type of skin inflammation (dermatitis) that occurs in areas around the mouth. Afflicted areas could be the nose borders, the chin area, the corners of the mouth, even the skin around the eyes. Perioral dermatitis effects young to middle-aged women. Men suffer less from this type of skin inflammation.