Category Archives: Dermatology

What causes tongue bumps?

Tongue bumps are common, and there are many possible causes, including injuries, allergies, and infections. Although tongue bumps can feel strange, they are usually harmless and should not cause concern. Here, we look at the causes and symptoms of tongue bumps, as well as when to see a doctor and treatment options.

How to deal with chafing

Chafing is a widespread problem that can cause irritation, itching, and pain. It typically occurs when skin repeatedly rubs against skin or clothing. In this article, we look at how to treat a chafing rash, as well as what a person can do to prevent this bothersome skin condition from happening in the future.

What is a mucous cyst?

Mucous cysts are small, fluid-filled sacs that can develop on fingers and toes or in the mouth. They are not harmful and usually clear up on their own within a couple of weeks. The cysts can be removed if they are causing pain or discomfort. In this article, we look at what causes them, and how they can be treated.