Category: Skin Diseases

Chlorine Rash

Chlorine rash is a rash on the skin caused because of the exposure to chlorine. It is also popularly known as the swimming pool rash since people complaint of these rashes after being in a swimming pool. The signs and symptoms of a chlorine rash show quickly after exposure to chlorine and starts with itching […]

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Pimple on Lip Line

Pimples, also known as zit or spot are as a result of excess oil trapped in the pores of the skin. A variety of pimples include pustules or papules. Pimples can grow in any part of the skin surface. However, they have a greater tendency to growing on facial skin. This is due to the […]

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Dry Skin around Eyes

The skin around eyes is delicate and certain factors can make it dry, irritated and flaky. The condition can be mild or serious depending upon the causing factor. Dryness around the eyes is not a condition that should be much worried about as there are many treatments which provide quick relief. Dry skin around eyes […]

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Belly button rash

A belly button rash can develop due to a variety of reasons such as bacterial infections of the navel or surrounding skin, allergic reactions, different underlying conditions, etc. Belly button rash can be mild or severe. It may be accompanied by symptoms like discomfort, redness, itching, scaling, discharge, inflammation, and swelling. If the issue does not […]

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Dermatofibroma

Dermatofibroma is a skin disorder identified by formation of irregular skin growths. It mostly affects the skin on the legs. Physicians also refer to the condition as sclerosing hemangioma.The abnormal growths of dermatofibroma are often made up of fibrous tissues as well as dermal histiocyte dendritic cells. It is therefore also called fibrous histiocytoma. The […]

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Keratosis Pilaris

Keratosis Pilaris is a dermatological condition which is commonly recorded in people throughout the world. This disorder is technically referred to as Follicular Keratosis or more commonly as ‘chicken skin’. The condition is characterized with rough patches consisting of small bumps similar to acne. It is said to be an autosomal dominant medical issue. These […]

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Tinea versicolor

Also known as pityriasis versicolor, tinea versicolor is a specific kind of fungal skin infection that is identified by an anomalous skin rash. It is caused due to proliferation of a species of yeast which is naturally found on human skin. The usual pigmentation of skin is adversely affected by tinea versicolor-causing yeast overgrowth leading […]

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Small red spots on skin

Small red spots on skin are usually a symptom of some kind of skin infection. These spots are mostly not harmful and can affect any part of the body.However, it is necessary to be alert as these red spots may sometimes indicate a fatal disease. In other cases, it may be an indication of the […]

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Verrucous Keratosis

It is a skin disease which affects the outermost layer of skin called epidermis. Pre-dominantly Keratinocytes form the epidermis and hence the name verrucous(means wart like) kerastosis. In this disease, wart like outgrowth starts developing on the skin. This disease is also known as seborrheic keratosis, the difference is only that when a viral wart […]

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Does ringworm itch?

Ringworm affecting the skin is one of several forms of ringworm, which is identified by development of a fungal infection of the topmost layer of skin. It can be identified by a distinct skin rash that is reddish, globular and itchy along with a non-stained, normal skin at the center. The name is derived from […]

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