Coping With NLD (Necrobiosis Lipoidica Diabeticorum)
Exploring treatments and help for NLD (necrobiosis lipoidica diabeticorum), a rare genetic disease or possibly an auto-immune condition.
Do I Have a Sun Allergy (Photosensitivity) or Is It Prickly Heat?
Do you get an itchy rash after being in the sun? Are you sensitive to the sun? Do you spend most of your sunny days bathed in the shadows? If so, you might want to read about prickly heat and PMLE.
Primary vs. Secondary Raynaud's & Self-Management Techniques
Learn about primary and secondary Raynaud's, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatments. I also share my experience and self-management tips.
How to Get Rid of Scabies: 15 Steps That Worked for Us
It is possible to not only deal with scabies but actually survive it as well. Here are the 15 steps we took to get clear of a severe bout of scabies. Hopefully, it will work for you too!
Definitive Guide to Pilonidal Cysts: My Experience
This article explores everything you need to know about pilonidal cysts.
My Son Had Molluscum Contagiosum: Diagnosis and Treatment
I noticed my son itching the back of his knee and noticed it was not his eczema. It looked like warts. In fact, he had molluscum contagiosum. Find out what the condition is and how to treat it.
Fastest Way to Get Rid of Cold Sores: Pop Them Yourself
Doctors and other professionals advise against popping cold sores—and for good reason—but the temptation will always be there. Learn how it worked for me and how to do it safely.
How I Cured My Eczema: No More Itching, Blisters, and Weeping Skin
Eczema can torment sufferers with terrible itching, blistering, and weeping skin that turns into scaly patches. I suffered for years before finding a complete cure.
How I Treated My Pompholyx Eczema (Dyshidrotic Dermatitis)
Pompholyx eczema is a painful skin disorder. For me, adult-onset allergies to dairy and lemons were to blame. I am completely cured now!
Do You Have Redness in Your Cheeks and Nose? You May Have Rosacea
Rosacea is a chronic skin condition that affects approximately 17 million Americans. Many don't know they have it, as it's often confused for acne. Rosacea needs to be treated differently.
Hidradenitis Suppurativa Skin Condition: My Experience
Hidradenitis suppurativa is a skin condition that causes painful large boil-like bumps as well as a lot of other painful and embarrassing symptoms. This is my story.
My Atypical Scabies Symptoms: Unusual Signs of Mites That Doctors Don't Recognize
Crawling sensations? Itchy bites? Doctors sometimes don't recognize scabies because of inaccurate or incomplete knowledge. My husband and I had a yearlong battle with misdiagnosed scabies.
My Thin, Aging Skin: Hands and Arms That Bleed and Bruise Easily
Bleeding and bruising are common problems for those who are aging and have thinning skin due to excess sun exposure. Skin care treatment is essential for protecting the body from common infections.
How I Used Lamisil to Successfully Treat My Toenail Fungus
I suffered from toenail fungus for years before I decided to take real action. After trying many snake oil cures, I finally used Lamisil to cure my toenail fungus forever.
My Experience With Warts: Causes, Home Treatments, and Pictures
Warts come in various forms and can be extremely unsightly and distressing. Discover the different types of warts, what causes them, together with pictures of warts. Discover how to get rid of warts fast at home.
Domeboro Soaks for Treatment of Allergic Eczema and Contact Dermatitis
Burow's solution was first invented in the mid-19th century by Karl August Burow for ophthalmic use. Domeboro soaks are a useful way to dry out skin eczema weeping and have antiseptic qualities.
My Basal Cell Carcinoma: The "Good" Skin Cancer
Worried you have skin cancer? What I thought was a little bump on my nose turned out to be basal cell carcinoma. In this article, I discuss what causes it, how to recognize it, and what you can do to prevent it. Read on for everything you need to know.
My Experience With Paronychia (Nail Infection)
What started as a fun weekend at a local water park ended in two surgeries and a hospital stay. Nail infections, known as paronychias, are a serious condition. Read on for everything you need to know about this awful variety of infection.