Impetigo

Signs and Symptoms Patch of itchy, red blisters on the face, arms, or legs When blisters break they become oozing sores that eventually scab Description Impetigo is a skin infection caused by either the stapphococci or streptococci bacterium. The condition occurs when bacteria enter a wound-such as a scratch, cut, abrasion, or insect bite and cause a rash
November 3, 2008 | Filed Under Skin disorders | Leave a Comment 

Common Skin Conditions: Dermatitis and Moles

Two of the most common skin conditions are the presence of moles and dermatitis. Moles can have more serious consequences than the irritation of dermatitis. Moles occur when the cells in the skin that give it its pigment, called melanocytes, grow in clusters. These cells normally grow throughout the skin, but when too many grow in the same place a mole occurs.
February 23, 2006 | Filed Under Skin disorders | Leave a Comment 

Every Teenages Nightmare – Battling Acne

Acne. The word strikes fear in heart of anyone who has had to deal with it. And the unfortunate reality is that it isn’t just an affliction that affects teenagers, many people suffer from acne well into adulthood. And who hasn’t heard the outrageous claims that are made by so many producers of acne treatment. The problem is that each person is diff
January 26, 2006 | Filed Under Skin disorders | Leave a Comment 

Prevent Acne

Millions of Americans are plagued with the skin disorder acne, and all are interested in finding ways to prevent acne from affecting their skin and ways to treat current pimples, lesions, and scarring. Acne is a skin disorder that results from increased hormone levels in the body that catalyzes a production and secretion of increased sebum, or oil through the
December 21, 2005 | Filed Under Skin disorders | Leave a Comment