Much-needed therapies for a chronic inflammatory skin condition, a once-orphan disease, will be in the spotlight at the upcoming Conference of the European Hidradenitis Suppurativa Foundation. Medscape Medical News
The presence of blisters is not required to make the diagnosis of pemphigoid, according to a new study of this common cutaneous autoimmune disease. Reuters Health Information
Lichen planus and psoriasis are unrelated skin conditions. They share some symptoms, but the causes and treatments are different. In this article, we explore the similarities and differences between these two conditions.
El pie de atleta es un problema frecuente, pero los remedios caseros pueden aliviar los síntomas. Aquí aprenderá más sobre qué lo causa y cómo prevenirlo.
Microneedling is a dermatological procedure that can help with issues such as acne scarring, wrinkles, and stretch marks. Learn more in this article.
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 …
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.
Many common issues can cause patches of dry skin, including cold weather, allergies, and certain medical conditions, including eczema and psoriasis. In this article, we look at symptoms, treatments, and pictures of dry skin patches.
Scaling skin occurs when the outer skin is damaged, either by injury or a medical condition. In this article, we look at the symptoms and treatment for common causes of scaling skin, along with pictures for identification.
Despite much scientific effort, regrowing hair is still not possible. A recent study asks whether the sonic hedgehog signaling pathway could offer clues.
A new study finds out why the soles of our feet do not grow hair. The mechanisms involved may help design the hair loss treatments of the future.
Hyperpigmentation occurs when a person develops darker patches on the skin, such as age spots or melasma. Learn about the causes, types, and treatments for hyperpigmentation here.
Some infections and medicines can trigger an immune skin reaction called erythema multiforme. Erythema multiforme causes a distinctive rash resembling a bullseye. In severe cases, people may have painful lesions with mucus. In this article, learn about…
Purple feet can result from bruising following a minor injury. However, purple skin can also indicate a problem with blood flow to the feet, which can be a sign of an underlying health condition. Learn more here.
People with psoriasis may be at increased risk of sexual dysfunction, particularly when they also suffer from mood disorders or arthritis, a research review suggests. Reuters Health Information