What is perioral dermatitis and how is it treated?

What is perioral dermatitis and how is it treated?

Perioral dermatitis is a skin condition that causes a rash around the mouth. The rash may also occur around the eyes, nose, or genitals, but this is much less common. Dermatitis is a term referring to an inflammation of the skin, and perioral means around the mouth....
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...
What to know about bee sting allergies

What to know about bee sting allergies

Bites & Stings ____________________________________________________   People with a bee sting allergy often worry about spending time outdoors in the summer months. People who have never been stung may fear that they could be allergic. For most people, a bee...
Am I allergic to saponin?

Am I allergic to saponin?

Some people have allergy symptoms after eating quinoa. For those with quinoa allergies, there are several healthful alternatives. Quinoa is a small, round, grain-like food that actually belongs to the fruit family. Because of its appearance, many nutritionists...

The link between hay fever, anxiety, and depression

A recently published review finds a significant link between hay fever and a raised risk of anxiety and depression in adolescents. They also appear to be more impulsive and have less resistance to stress. Hay fever is more than just an itch. Allergies, such as hay...
What to know about nightshade allergies

What to know about nightshade allergies

Nightshade vegetables, such as eggplant, tomatoes, and peppers, are staples in many people’s diets. However, in rare cases, a person can be allergic or intolerant to one or more types of edible foods in the nightshade family. A person with a nightshade allergy...
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