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Home Remedies for Boils on Skin by BerryRipe Posted Thu 05 Sep 2013 11:14am Boils are skin problems that are often caused by deep bacterial infection on the skin particularly the hair follicles. Often times, boils start out as small, reddish and painful nodules that over time increases in size. After a few days of being on the skin, the boil becomes softer and the skin provides an outlet for the pr ... Read on »
Is it a lump? Is it a boil? it’s a rare skin cancer- news from the National Cancer Institute by ckmiletti Patient Expert Posted Sat 21 May 2011 9:28pm George Campbell in May 2005. A small bump on his left forearm would later be diagnosed as Merkel cell cancer. (Photo courtesy of George Campbell) In the spring of 2005, George Campbell was vacationing with his wife in California when he noticed a bump on his left arm. The bump was colorless and painless, but it had not been there before. ... Read on »
How Are Boils Formed And The Differnt Forms by Healthy Living .. Patient Expert Posted Tue 17 Mar 2009 3:17pm What are boils Boils are red, swollen tender bump or bumps that are under the skin. They can also be considered an overgrown pimple because this is what it resembles. Boils are usually caused by infected hair follicles. The bacteria from the infection cause an abscess or a pocket of puss, which can become enlarged and very painful . ... Read on »
Furuncle Is Pigsa by pehpot Posted Tue 16 Mar 2010 9:10am I have a Furuncle and it hurts like hell. Last night we decided to pop the eye out. I almost die. It was so painful. I was thinking of having it removed surgically but I am afraid of hospitals. I think of bad things that can happen to me during the operation. Now I am treating it with hot compress. And my doctor advised that I take antibiotic for ... Read on »
Do you get boils on your nose bridge or around in summers? {Your Opinion} by Perfectskincare C. Facebook Posted Sun 14 Apr 2013 2:30pm This question is primarily for people who wear glasses. Do the nose pads irritate your skin? Come summers and this problem gets aggravated for me. The sweat and the heat and constant pressure on the bridge of the nose due to the nose pads creates little bubbles or boils on the skin. And, it constantly hurts me. The ... Read on »
Caring for your skin from the inside out by Danny & Susan S. Health Maven Posted Mon 26 Jan 2009 3:14pm There are many pathologies (health problems) that can adversely affect your skin, ranging from hormonal imbalances, stress, dehydration, high blood pressure, fever, fungal infections, viral and bacterial infections, allergies, to various organ pathologies such as kidney and liver disease, and the list goes on.   Natural organi skin care pro ... Read on »
Prepare your skin for Waxing by Perfectskincare C. Facebook Posted Sat 23 Oct 2010 11:30am Waxing might seem like one of the easiest ways of getting rid with the body and definitely more safer than using hair removal creams or shaving or any other hair removal methods except for laser. But, laser is out of budget for most of the people. But, waxing can be extremely painful for many people with sensitive skin. Some can not resist pain ... Read on »
Treatment/management for recurrent rash/boils/abscess in summer by Dr. Rakesh Kumar Posted Tue 27 Oct 2009 5:22pm In my experience treating/managing recurrent rash/boils/abscess in summer/rainy season is very difficult. From homeopathic point of view, unless a constitutional medicine is not given there would be no cure or significant improvement. Frequent washing is the key for preventing recurrent boils/rash in summer/rain. Bacteria responsible for ... Read on »
How to cook beetroot by TopVeg !. Patient Expert Posted Fri 31 Jul 2009 2:15pm Beetroot is a versatile vegetable which can be eaten hot or cold.  The trick is keeping the red colour.  If the beetroot is cut before cooking (or if the leaves are cut too close to the root, or the roots are cut off) the beetroot will bleed, and loose its colour. beetroot Beetroot takes longer than some vegetables to be cooked so that ... Read on »
Sweet Potato Gnocchi with Brown Butter and Sage by Every Little Thing Blog Health MavenFacebook Posted Sun 24 Nov 2013 6:13pm Recently, I put the word out on Twitter for ideas to use my many pounds of sweet potatoes. Our CSA just ended and the last few weeks were filled to the brim with the orange root vegetables. Luckily, I could eat them daily so it truly wasn’t a problem but I still wanted some new and different ways to incorporate the sweet, vitamin-packed food i ... Read on »