Skin Health

Keratosis pilaris: Chicken Skin

Keratosis pilaris: Chicken Skin

Keratosis pilaris is a skin condition marked by the presence of bumpy and rough skin. The skin appears as if it has permanent goose bumps, giving the name “chicken... Read More

Understanding Scabies

Understanding Scabies

Scabies refers to the infestation of the skin by tiny mites. The burrowing of these mites causes the intense itching associated with this... Read More

All about Swimmer’s itch

All about Swimmer’s itch

A skin rash resulting from an allergic reaction to parasites of birds and mammals is known as swimmer’s itch. In medical terminology, swimmer’s itch is known as cercarial dermatitis.... Read More

Lipoma: Fatty skin masses

Lipoma: Fatty skin masses

Lipomas are soft masses of fat found underneath the skin. Usually, they are harmless and may not require any treatment if they are short and painless.... Read More

Rhinophyma: Bulbous nose

Rhinophyma: Bulbous nose

Rhinophyma is a skin condition of the nose marked with a swollen (bulbous) and red appearance. This condition is reported more in men than... Read More