If a blister breaks open, germs can enter the wound and cause an infection. In this article, we look at how to identify and treat an infected blister and provide tips for speeding the healing process.
Scabs can turn yellow as a normal part of the skin’s healing process. However, yellow scabs can sometimes indicate an infection, such as impetigo or herpes. Learn about the causes and treatment of yellow scabs and when to see a doctor here.
A plantar wart is a type of wart that occurs on the sole of the foot due to a strain of HPV. Learn about the appearance and symptoms of plantar warts, as well as treatments and home remedies here.
Topical vitamin C serums may have a range of benefits, such as protecting the skin against sun damage and evening out the skin tone. Learn about the benefits and how to use vitamin C serum here.
A tingling sensation on the scalp, called paresthesia, can arise for many reasons, including nerve issues, anxiety, infections, hair loss, and skin irritation. Not all types of paresthesia are unpleasant. Learn more here.
Itchy skin, or pruritus, can affect the chest. In this article, learn about the possible causes of an itchy chest, which include skin conditions, kidney problems, and hormonal imbalances. Also, find out more about treatments and remedies for itchy skin.
A rash under the breast often results from skin irritation, an allergic reaction, or heat rash. Other causes can include viral and bacterial infections and skin disorders, such as eczema or psoriasis. Learn more about the possible causes here.
A new study in human volunteers and mice identifies which danger signaling molecules lie at the heart of skin rejuvenation pathways.
Scabs are the body's natural defense against bacteria. When bacteria get beneath a scab, the wound can become infected. This article covers how to tell if a wound is infected, some treatment options, and when to see a doctor.
Laser treatment can help reduce the appearance, pain, and itching of scar tissue. In this article, learn about the procedure of laser treatment and the risks and considerations.