• How to remove warts with salicylic acid March 19, 2019
    Warts are usually harmless but can be bothersome if they appear in certain areas. Learn how to use salicylic acid for wart removal in this article. We also cover other treatment options.
  • Meningitis rash: Pictures, symptoms, and test March 18, 2019
    In its later stages, meningitis can cause distinct marks on the skin that look like a rash. In this article, we look at the symptoms of meningitis and pictures of the rash. We also discuss other possible causes of these marks.
  • Hot tub folliculitis: Everything you need to know March 18, 2019
    Hot tub folliculitis is a skin infection that occurs as a result of bacteria in hot tubs, baths, and pools. Learn more about the causes, symptoms, and how to prevent it here.
  • Skin moisturizer could reduce risk of disease March 17, 2019
    Dry and damaged skin can be uncomfortable but, according to a new study, it might also increase the risk of some age-related chronic diseases.
  • What to know about heat rash in babies March 14, 2019
    Babies are more likely to get heat rash than adults. In this article, we look at why babies get heat rash, different types of rash, and how a caregiver can prevent heat rash in a baby.
  • Hand pressure points: Everything you need to know March 13, 2019
    There are several pressure points on the hands that reflexologists believe are linked to other parts of the body. Learn more about them here.
  • CBD for acne: Does it work? March 13, 2019
    There is some evidence to suggest that CBD oil can help treat acne by reducing the production of sebum and fighting bacteria on the skin. Learn more about CBD oil for acne here.
  • Lysine for cold sores: Does it work? March 13, 2019
    Lysine is an amino acid that may help prevent cold sores. Most people get lysine from their diet. In this article, Learn more about whether it is effective and how to use it.
  • What's the best shower frequency? March 13, 2019
    The ideal frequency of showering depends on the season and a person’s age and lifestyle. It is possible to shower too much and cause skin issues. Learn more about how often you should shower here.
  • What to know about genital warts in women March 12, 2019
    Human papillomavirus (HPV) is a very common sexually transmitted infection. Some types of HPV can cause genital warts, which can develop on the vulva, vagina, and cervix. Learn more about the causes, treatment, and prevention of genital warts in women here.
  • Mouth sores: Everything you need to know March 12, 2019
    Mouth sores are a common complaint, and they can occur for a variety of reasons, including irritation, hormonal changes, and infection. Learn about the causes and treatment of mouth sores here.
  • Top 10 cold weather tips for psoriatic arthritis March 11, 2019
    In many people with psoriatic arthritis, cold weather can cause symptoms to flare. In this article, we discuss ways to manage psoriatic arthritis in cold weather, both in the short and long term.
  • What do skin infections look like? March 8, 2019
    A skin infection occurs when parasites, fungi, or germs such as bacteria break into the skin. Some examples of these invaders include scabies, the herpes virus, and lice. Here, learn more about skin infections and what they look like.
  • What does scabies on the penis look like? March 8, 2019
    Scabies is an infestation of the skin by tiny parasitic mites. On the penis, scabies can cause crusty, blister-like sores and intense itching that may get worse at night. Scabies mites spread through close, prolonged contact between people, such as during sex. Learn more about scabies on the penis here.
  • Health benefits of baking soda and lemon juice March 8, 2019
    Mixing baking soda with lemon juice has become a popular home remedy for treating several conditions. Here, we examine the scientific evidence for whether this combination can improve the skin, treat heartburn and indigestion, and whiten teeth.
  • Causes of muscle twitches and how to relieve them March 7, 2019
    Many factors can cause a muscle twitch, including exercise, nutrient deficiencies, and health conditions that affect the nervous system. Muscle twitches are not usually serious. In this article, we look at the causes, treatment, and prevention of muscle twitches.
  • How to use coconut oil for hair February 27, 2019
    Coconut oil offers a variety of benefits for the hair, which include reducing frizz and preventing the damage that harsh chemicals and pollution can cause. Learn how to use coconut oil for hair here.
  • Ringworm in babies: Everything you need to know February 27, 2019
    Ringworm is a fungal infection that causes a distinctive raised rash. Babies are particularly prone to ringworm because they are often in close contact with others. Learn more about ringworm in babies here.
  • How to recognize and treat a burn blister February 26, 2019
    A burn blister is a fluid-filled covering of skin that forms after a burn. People should avoid popping a burn blister, as it plays a vital role in protecting the skin underneath. Learn about how to treat a burn and the resulting blister in this article. We also cover types of burns and when to see a doctor.
  • What to know about winter rash February 22, 2019
    A winter rash is when the skin becomes dry, cracked, and painful during the winter. It usually results from cold, dry conditions. In this article, we look at the causes, symptoms, and treatments of winter rash.
  • What causes post-cesarean wound infections? February 20, 2019
    Cesarean wound infections occur when bacteria enter the incision. In this article, we look at the causes, types, and treatments for post-cesarean wound infections.
  • Diez causas comunes de la mastalgia February 20, 2019
    El 70% de las mujeres sufre dolor en una o ambas mamas y solo el 15% requiere tratamiento. Es muy común en las más jóvenes y durante la menstruación. Se suele describir como una quemazón o constricción, y puede relacionarse con cambios hormonales. Descubra las causas, prevención y gestión en este artículo.
  • ¿Qué son estas manchas blancas en mi piel? February 20, 2019
    Las manchas blancas en la piel generalmente surgen cuando las proteínas cutáneas o las células muertas quedan atrapadas debajo de la superficie de la piel.
  • What does a lump in the left breast mean? February 19, 2019
    Breast lumps can develop in the left or right breast, or in both. In this article, we look at what people should do if they find a lump, along with what it might mean, types, diagnosis, and when to see a doctor.
  • Sore throat and rash: Strep infection and other causes February 19, 2019
    Strep throat is a common bacterial infection that typically leads to a sore, scratchy throat. Sometimes, it can also cause a rash. Several other conditions that can also cause both a sore throat and a rash. Learn more about those conditions here.