Her Strange Blisters Wouldn ’t Go Away. What Was It?
It started with a bout of dry, itchy skin. Soon everything hurt. A specialist found a way to find some relief. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - October 7, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Lisa Sanders, M.D. Tags: Skin Steroids Tests (Medical) Autoimmune Diseases Antibodies Source Type: news
'I'm a pharmacist - here are the three things you should do if you get bitten by bed bugs'
With reports of bed bugs potentially travelling from Paris to London, an expert has issued advice about treating itchy bites. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 7, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
The science of skin: everything you need to know about your body ’s biggest organ – and how to protect it
It is the size of a bedsheet, an outward display of our mood, age and identity and replaces itself completely every month – here’s the lowdown on the skin you’re inThe Ancient Egyptians knew all about skincare. Scrolls dating back 3,500 years describe elaborate routines to keep the face soft and smooth, the body gently perfumed. If disease and imperfections threatened to spoil the day – and they certainly did in 1550BC – there were treatments on hand for most common ailments: wrinkles and moles, eczema and itches, boils, stings and bites.How helpful the ancient therapies were is hard to ascertain. But as with the...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - September 30, 2023 Category: Science Authors: Ian Sample Tags: Human biology Health & wellbeing Life and style Ageing Science Society Source Type: news
The Differential Diagnosis You're Missing The Differential Diagnosis You're Missing
I often get requests for a second or third opinion, with hope that somehow, I ' ll discover a diagnosis that others missed. Sometimes, there ' s real diagnostic dilemmas; oftentimes, they ' re just itchy.MDedge (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - September 28, 2023 Category: Dermatology Tags: Dermatology Commentary Source Type: news
Even short-term exposure to air pollution may raise risk of stroke, study finds
This past summer, wildfire smoke periodically blanketed the United States, bringing stinging air and hazy skies to the Northeast and the Midwest, regions that are unaccustomed to the itchy eyes, scratchy throats and breathing problems that come from being downwind of such natural disasters. But…#northeast #midwest #airpollutions #ahmadtubasi #universityofjordan #tubasi #northandsouthamerica #pm1 #michaelkleinman #juliuslatorre (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 27, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Shortage of treatment for highly contagious itchy skin condition caused by tiny mites poses 'significant threat' to public health, UK health leaders warn
A shortage of key medications that treat scabies a highly contagious skin condition is a major threat senior UK dermatologists warn as they urge the Government to act to boost supplies. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 20, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Woman nearly loses sight after contact lenses cause 'aggressive' infection and ulcer on her eye
Steph Carrasco, 25, from Cardiff thought her itchy eye was just an irritation from her regular contact lenses. But it was an ulcer that almost caused her to lose her sight. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 15, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Is It Eczema or Psoriasis? An Expert Offers Advice
FRIDAY, Sept. 8, 2023 -- Eczema and psoriasis are skin conditions that can each affect a person ’s quality of life. The best way to know which one you have if you have an itchy rash or burning feeling on your skin is to see an expert. “Both... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - September 8, 2023 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news
A Chronic Itch: Burrowing Beneath the Skin
We have barely scratched the surface of itch science and what it indicates about our health. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - September 8, 2023 Category: Science Tags: Features Magazine Issue Source Type: news
Patient Develops Inflamed Rash After Double Mastectomy
(MedPage Today) -- Incision sites were itchy, painful, red, and oozing and were not showing signs of healing (Source: MedPage Today Dermatology)
Source: MedPage Today Dermatology - September 5, 2023 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news
'I thought my leg was itchy because of washing detergent...but it was a deadly disease'
EXCLUSIVE: A young, healthy running enthusiast shared his terrifying journey to a devastating diagnosis with Express.co.uk. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 3, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
'My veneers left me with incredibly hot, angry and itchy blotches all over my face'
A woman developed red, crusty and itchy blotches on her face after getting veneers fitted. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 1, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Summer Buzzkill: Sorting Out Mosquito Myths & Facts
TUESDAY, Aug. 15, 2023 -- Mosquitoes can be a big pest, leaving behind itchy bumps on skin and potentially spreading serious diseases, such as West Nile virus. Sam Telford III is a professor of infectious disease and global health at Cummings School... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - August 15, 2023 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news
Consumer Health: What is swimmer's itch?
It's summertime, and for many people that means spending time with family and friends at the lake or river. For some, it also means an unpleasant skin irritation: swimmer's itch. Swimmer's itch, also called cercarial dermatitis, is a rash that can occur after you go swimming or wading outdoors. It's most common after being in freshwater lakes and ponds, but you can get it in saltwater too. There is no risk of contracting swimmer's itch… (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - August 11, 2023 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news