Scalp infections occur when bacteria or fungus enter damaged skin or hair follicles on the scalp. Learn about the causes, symptoms, and treatments for scalp infections, and conditions that damage the skin on the scalp, here.
Whether dandruff, psoriasis, or another condition is causing an itchy scalp, various home remedies can relieve the itch. In this article, we discuss the options and evidence, including essential oils, apple cider vinegar, and shampoos.
Severe acne is often treated with isotretinoin, which can have serious side effects. New research sheds light on how the drug works and may be improved.
Acanthosis nigricans is a common skin condition often caused by diabetes or hormonal conditions. Learn about the causes, symptoms, and treatments of acanthosis nigricans here.
Paronychia is the medical term for an infection in the skin around the nail, which becomes inflamed, swollen, and painful. People can treat mild paronychia at home, and a doctor can provide medication for more severe cases. In this article, we look at the causes and treatments of paronychia.
A wolf spider bite is rarely dangerous and does not usually require treatment. If a wolf spider bites a human, they can often treat it as they would any other insect bite. Learn more about wolf spiders, their bites, ways to treat them, and how to avoid them.
Lice and dandruff may look similar but have very different causes and treatments. In this article, learn how to tell them apart with visual aids, as well as about the treatment options.
Petroleum jelly has a variety of uses, including for diaper rash, as a moisturizer, to treat skin conditions such as eczema, and as a lubricant. Learn more about the benefits of petroleum jelly here.
Este artículo presenta varias maneras para curar las aftas y úlceras bucales de forma más rápida. Descubrirá remedios caseros y las circunstancias en las que debe visitar al médico.
Los herpes labiales son pequeñas lesiones similares a las ampollas que aparecen alrededor o dentro de la boca y la nariz. El herpes oral es la principal causa que las origina.