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Itchy Lips

Itchy lips is a condition that occurs commonly, and many people tend to ignore the issue. However, it would be a good idea to try and figure out why you have this itchiness. Itchy lips can be a sign that you have a serious infection and you should seek medical attention when it is too […]

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What is Deodorant Rash?

Deodorant rash refers to an itchy, red, inflammatory skin rash which develops at the place where deodorant is applied. Sometimes, the rash may be bumpy and elicit flaking, peeling, oozing, and blistering. Most cases of deodorant rash are caused as part of allergic reactions of increased skin sensitivity. Medical ailments like sweat glands blockage and […]

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Itchy Belly Button

  Belly button also known as the navel is the remnant of the umbilical cord that forms a central scar on the abdomen. Itchiness around the umbilicus or belly button is common as the area is warm and moist making it susceptible to bacterial and fungal microorganism growth if not closely cared for. Itchiness of […]

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Itchy Mole

Itchy moles can be due to varied normal skin disorders like dermatitis or eczema or due to irritation of nerve endings by malignant cells. An itchy mole needs to be checked by a dermatologist without any delay as it carries a high chance of being cancerous. It may be noted that some kinds of moles […]

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Red Spots on Skin (Non Itchy)

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Red non-itchy spots on skin may be harmless or they may be a symptom of some serious underlying condition. Such spots are often accompanied by additional symptoms such as swelling, fluid-filled bumps, and/or pain. However, even if red spots do not itch, change color or appearance, or elicit any other symptoms, it is best to […]

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Red Dots on Roof of Mouth

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Mouth sores and spots can be painful, unsightly, and annoying and while some may appear inside the mouth such as one lips, tongue, gums, and roof of the mouth or palate, others could occur outside the mouth around the lips, on the chin, and under the nose. Presence of red spots on the roof of […]

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Hot Tub Rash

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What is hot tub rash? Hot tub rash or hot tub dermatitis/folliculitis is a skin infection caused by germ Pseudomonas aeruginosa which is commonly found in water and soil. It also spreads if chlorine, bromine and pH levels of hot tub or spa are not maintained at optimum level. Unhygienic conditions and poor maintenance of […]

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Folliculitis

Folliculitis is a skin condition characterized by infection of the hair follicles by different bacteria, often by Staphylococcus aureus. Some types of folliculitis are also referred to as barber’s itch and hot tub folliculitis. Mild infections can be unsightly and discomforting, while serious infections can result in scarring and permanent loss of hair. Hair follicles […]

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