Monthly Archives: July 2017

Rashes

2018-02-09T09:12:20+00:00July 28th, 2017|Dermatology Articles|

Usually the appearance of a rash on your body is an easily treated and contained problem. Sometimes, however, a rash means something more serious and you should seek your dermatologist for treatment immediately. Some rashes, such as dermatitis, appear after your skin as come into contact with some sort of allergen: plant, material, or atmosphere.

Nail Fungus

2018-02-09T09:19:00+00:00July 16th, 2017|Dermatology Articles|

Nail fungus is not often serious, but it can take a long time to treat and cure. Also called onychomycosis, nail fungus is caused by a dermatophyte, which is very common fungus. Yeasts and mold can also contribute to nail fungus. Because such fungi usually thrive in warm, moist atmospheres, your toenails are more likely

Hand Eczema

2018-02-09T09:27:05+00:00July 11th, 2017|Dermatology Articles|

Hand eczema is not a contagious condition, but it is one that requires care from your dermatologist. Hand eczema symptoms can include: Dry, red hands that sometimes even appear to be chapped. Scaly skin Painful Itching Burning Blisters Cracks Can bleed, crack, crust The best way to treat hand eczema is by finding the cause,

Athlete’s Foot

2018-02-09T09:27:05+00:00July 5th, 2017|Dermatology Articles|

Called athlete’s foot because it is a common ailment of athlete’s, this condition usually starts as an itchy, scaly rash. While it is more common for men to have athlete’s foot, women can also get it. Because athlete’s foot is a fungal infection, damp shoes and socks, as well as humid conditions can cause an