Is eczema contagious and how to treat it

What is Eczema Eczema is a skin condition that is commonly developed, and it affects millions of people around the world. The hereditary factor plays an important role for the appearance of eczema and it is commonly found in families that have history of developing it. The main criteria for doctors to distinguish and diagnose eczema are the skin rash that appears, as well as the presence of hay Continue reading

Breakthrough study on how to get rid of eczema

Breakthrough study on how to get rid of eczema

Dr. Emma Yassky – dermatology professor at the Icahn School of Medicine in NYC says that a new treatment for eczema might be a reality in just 3-5 years. Yasky together with her team of researchers are completing the clinical trials of Phase I and Phase II for a brand new medicine that will specifically target eczema (aka atopic dermatitis or AD). Statistics shows that anywhere between 4-7 Continue reading

Laser treatment for rosacea and is it effective

Laser treatment for rosacea and is it effective

Laser Treatment for Rosacea Nowadays, using lasers to treat some of the symptoms of rosacea is becoming more and more popular treatment option. With the help of lasers, doctors are now able to perform skin procedures that were in the category of “very difficult” or even impossible, before the introduction of those technological advances.f Today lasers are the first treatment option for Continue reading

Ways to treat redness around nose

Ways to treat redness around nose

Redness around nose can be caused by various factors both internal and external. The typical causes include: over consuming alcohol, allergies, excessive smoking, skin being irritated, eating very spicy meals, over exposure to cold climate areas, too much sun light, or constantly gusting strong winds. Home remedies for redness around nose Generally speaking, redness around nose does not go in Continue reading

Pityriasis rosea treatment options

Pityriasis rosea treatment options

About pityriasis rosea Pityriasis rosea is a skin condition in the form of a rash that typically affects people between the ages of 10-35. The rash outbreak is usually present for 6-7 weeks, and it is very uncommon to persist for over 12 weeks. Similarly to measles and small pox, once you have pityriasis rosea, most likely you will not suffer from that skin condition again.  The pityriasis rosea Continue reading

What are the perioral dermatitis treatment options

What are the perioral dermatitis treatment options

About Perioral Dermatitis Perioral dermatitis is a type of a skin rash where small bumps and pimples develop nearby the mouth. The bumps can spread to the chin and cheeks making the skin look flaky and dry with a pink colour. If the perioral dermatitis was caused by an overuse of topical steroids,  then it is more commonly known as steroid rosacea. In addition to the chin and cheeks, it is not Continue reading

Skin care products and creams for psoriasis

Skin care products and creams for psoriasis

It is not an easy task to deal with psoriasis on a daily basis. It appears as silvery scales on top of red (to brown-yellowish) skin patches. Dr. Krant – NYC dermatologists and professor at the Downstate Medical Center says that psoriasis seriously affects the self-confidence if its victims, creating the perception that the disease is contagious – despite the fact that it is not. Many skin care Continue reading

Shampoo for psoriasis – how to chose the right one

Shampoo for psoriasis – how to chose the right one

Scalp psoriasis is a skin condition that affects close to 4 million Americans alone. Similarly to the other types of psoriasis, scalp psoriasis is also formed as a result of a false response from the immune system that leads to the fast accumulation of skin cells that are reddish (or even brownish) in colour and look scaly. Some people are confused with the so called seborrheic dermatitis or even Continue reading

Red blotches on face might be caused by spider-like mites

Red blotches on face might be caused by spider-like mites

Red blotches on face or aka rosacea, is a common skin condition associated with inflammation on the skin that result in visible flushing-like redness on the face. Rosacea can progress with time, becoming more and more persistent. In some cases small blood vessels start to appear on the skin surface. If rosacea is not regularly treated, is not uncommon for patients to develop pimples and bumps. In Continue reading

Scalp psoriasis treatment – list of main options

Scalp psoriasis treatment – list of main options

About Scalp Psoriasis It is a fact that more than 50% of all cases of psoriasis are on people’s scalps. The scalp psoriasis varies from mild (easy removable scales) to severe – associated with very thick silvery plaques that affect the whole area of the scalp. In the severe cases, psoriasis can also spread out to the forehead, near the years, or some parts of the neck at the back. Some people Continue reading