What is causing this rash on my wrist?

Rashes are common ailments with many possible causes. The wrist is a common place for rashes because it the skin is sensitive and exposed to the elements. Rashes on the wrist can occur as a result of infection, genetic factors, or contact with something that causes...
What does it mean if you have shaky hands?

What does it mean if you have shaky hands?

Tremors in the hands can occur without a cause or as a symptom of an underlying condition. Shaky hands is not a life-threatening symptom, but it can have an impact on daily activities. Most people have a slight tremor in the hands, and it may be especially noticeable...
What is rhinophyma?

What is rhinophyma?

Rhinophyma is a skin disorder that causes the nose to become enlarged and bulbous. The nose may look red, swollen, and distorted. The condition is a subtype of rosacea, an inflammatory skin disease. Some people with rhinophyma may also experience symptoms of other...
What to know about glossitis

What to know about glossitis

Glossitis is typically characterized by an inflammation of the tongue. It can also cause changes in the tongue’s texture and color. Along with swelling, glossitis can change the color and surface texture of the tongue because the condition causes the small bumps...

How to get a bug out of your ear

Bites & Stings ____________________________________________________   For many people, the thought of a bug crawling around in their ear is terrifying. Although it is not very common, a bug can enter the ear and even stay there for some time. There are a few...

Causes and treatment of pimples on the legs

Pimples or a pimple-like rash can develop on any part of the body, including on the legs. Pimples often appear as one or more red or white, potentially itchy or painful, bumps on the skin. In some cases, they form a pink-red rash on the adjacent skin or produce pus....
What is a yeast allergy?

What is a yeast allergy?

Yeast is a type of fungus. We use it in baked goods and to make some alcoholic beverages, such as beer. People who are allergic to yeast should avoid foods containing the ingredient. Those who are allergic to fungi may also need to avoid molds because molds belong to...
Why are my lips swollen?

Why are my lips swollen?

Lips can become swollen if fluid builds up in the skin tissue or if there is underlying inflammation. This causes them to appear larger than usual. Swollen lips have a range of causes, which vary from normal to potentially dangerous. In this article, we look at what...
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