Hives Causes, Symptoms and Treatment Options

July 15, 2015 DrGoel

What is Skin Hives? Hives (urticaria) is a skin condition characterized by red, raised bumps that may or may not itch. Typically, hives are an immune-system response to contact with an allergen. However, a person may break out in hives for […]

Tea Tree Oil for Skin Tags & Moles

July 11, 2015 DrGoel

Tea tree oil is a pale-yellow oil extracted from the melaleuca alternifolia plant in Australia. It has been used for centuries by the Bundjalung people of eastern Australia to treat skin disorders, wounds, coughs, and colds. The oil has antiviral, […]

Scabies Rash: Causes, Symptoms and Is it Contagious?

July 8, 2015 DrWales

Scabies is a common skin infestation that has existed for over 2,500 years. It’s caused by the Sarcoptes scabiei mite, a microscopic organism measuring about 1/3 millimeters long that induces intense itching when it burrows into the skin. Although male […]

Gout Diet: Top Foods to Avoid

July 3, 2015 DrWales

Gout is a painful chronic disease that has long been linked to our diet, particularly our consumption of seafood and meat as well as alcohol. Common medical management approaches for gout will always involve certain dietary restrictions, some of which […]

Is Toenail Fungus Contagious?

June 30, 2015 Editorial Staff

More often than not people don’t take nail fungus seriously as majority of the population is unaware of this disease. As affected individuals may never have had an infected fingernail or toenail before, they think they don’t have to pay attention to the […]

Top Way to Treat Nail Fungus

June 30, 2015 DrGoel

Fungal nail infection, medically known as Onychomycosis or tinea unguium, is a chronic and potentially persistent condition that affects millions of people worldwide. While the condition is usually caused by the same fungi associated with athlete’s foot (dermatophytes), a variety […]

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