They say the eyes are the doorway to the soul. When it comes to medicine, skin is a doorway to proper diagnosis. Localized skin conditions as well as systemic pathologies elicit characteristics skin changes. The information is written on the skin and it remains there for all with eyes to see.
Have you ever noticed tiny blisters around the mouth or on the lips? They are called cold sores. Take a look at these slides to learn more about cold sores.
Hyperhidrosis, or excessive perspiration, is a stubborn, embarrassing, hard-to-treat health condition. Here are some essential facts about hyperhidrosis that can help you get a handle on the disease.
Diseases of the nails are a worrisome occurrence, and most of the time they are only a small part of the puzzle. In reality, they almost always indicate an underlying condition, be it physiologic or psychological. Find out and discover what your nails say about your health.
Dandruff or seborrheic dermatitis is very common, affecting many people at some point in their lives. There are many myths about it – is it really caused by dirty hair and does it cause baldness? There are many remedies from shampoos to more natural remedies and sunlight. Be sure to get the facts.
Psoriasis of the scalp and ear is an itchy, icky, and surprisingly common skin condition. Here are 10 things everyone who has scalp psoriasis needs to know about living better with the disease.
Each year heat exposure cause more than a million deaths in the United States. It is important to know who are more at risk, and how to prevent and treat heat-related conditions that can lead to death.
Any time your skin has been injured, no matter how dark or light your skin tone, you need sunscreen when you go out in summer sun. Here are the essential facts for everyone who gets out in summer sun.