Purpura

What is purpura ? Purpura refers to a type of disorder which results in the formation of purple or red discolorations on the surface of the skin. Such patches of discolored skin do not lighten even after the application pressure. It is caused ...

Molluscum contagiosum

What is Molluscum contagiosum ? Molluscum contagiosum is a common skin disorder that is caused by viral infections and generally tends to affect infants and children. It results in the occurrence of painless papules or bumps which often vanish ...

Neurofibromatosis

Neurofibromatosis is a genetic condition that disturbs the growth of cells in the nervous system, resulting in the formation of tumors on nerve tissue. The tumor can develop at any region of the nervous system including the spinal cord, the ...

Poison Oak Rash

Poison oak rash is an allergic reaction of the surface of the skin due to its direct contact with certain substances. It is type of contact dermatitis. Poison oak rash can result in a lot of distress and unpleasantness. However, it is not a ...

Scabies- Symptoms, Treatment, Causes, Pictures

What are Scabies? Scabies are a skin condition characterized by severe itching and caused due to a small, tunneling mite known as Sarcoptes scabiei. The mite burrows in a particular area and it results in severe itching of that area. The desire ...

Itchy blisters on feet

The skin is the outermost part of the body and is most vulnerable to infections, wounds and attacks by external forces. The skin is sensitive and any abnormalities in it can cause severe distress and pain. Itchy blisters on the feet may be caused ...

Lupus Rash-Pictures,Symptoms, Causes, Treatment

Lupus or systemic lupus erythematosus or SLE is an inflammatory and chronic disease that is that is caused due to the disorders of the immune system. When an individual is affected by lupus, it causes the immune system of the body to inadvertently ...

Lyme Disease Rash – Pictures, Symptoms, Treatment, Photos

Lyme disease rash is a symptom of the Lyme disease which is caused by the bacteria from the genus Borrelia. But it is the Borrelia burgdorferi that causes majority of the cases of the disease. It is a vector-borne illness transmitted through ...

Itchy belly button-Symptoms, Causes, Treatment

The belly button is warm and moist place, ideal for the growth of microbes, bacteria and other organisms. Any infection of the belly button by such microbial organisms results in an itchy belly button. Symptoms of itchy belly button Some of ...

Wheat Allergy Symptoms in Women

All the foods such as breads, beer, breakfast cereals, ketchup, pasta, cakes, etc. that contain wheat may induce severe allergic reactions in some women. Such women are known to be suffering from wheat allergy. There are a lot of antibodies ...
Page 2 of 3123