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Red, Itchy Rash? by Karen Bastille Health Maven Posted Mon 06 Aug 2012 10:02pm NIH News in Health You’ve probably had a rash at some point or another, whether from poison ivy or the chickenpox or something more unusual. Why does your skin break out in red blotches like that? More important, is there anything you can do about it? We often think of the skin as a barrierit keeps the insides of o ... Read on »
The Bedbug Epidemic – Not Just an Itchy Rash by DrEmilyAltman Posted Mon 13 Jun 2011 4:39pm The bedbug has been known as a human parasite for thousands of years.  The discovery of bedbug specimens in Egyptian tombs suggests that bedbugs have been infesting human habitats for at least 3550 years (Usinger, 1966).  After World War II, bedbugs became uncommon in developed countries due to social and economic progress and insecticide deve ... Read on »
Preventive tips to avoid plant-caused skin reactions by Dr. John Z. Medical Doctor Posted Wed 16 Feb 2011 12:00am AAD.org - What may start as a seemingly harmless day of gardening or yard work can quickly take a turn for the worse when common plants make their mark on the skin, causing a host of mild to even severe skin reactions. That is why dermatologist ... Read on »
Does Chickenpox Protect Against Skin Condition? by Medline Plus Posted Wed 04 Aug 2010 12:46pm Wednesday, August 4, 2010    By Genevra Pittman NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Kids who get chickenpox may be less likely to develop atopic dermatitis and asthma when they're older than their peers who don't get chickenpox - including those that are vaccinated against it, sugges ... Read on »
ALCAT Food allergy test by Toni Kaste Posted Wed 06 Jan 2010 12:00am I was told that some of the foods tested will show no allergy/intolerance if you have not ingested them ...so some results are skewed.... Severe Intolerance (as per doctor totally avoid for 3-6 months) Haddock Malt Oat Spelt Moderate Intolerance (as per doctor avoid for 3-6 months) Sugar Beets Black Pepper Brewer's ... Read on »
Rheumatoid Arthritis Rash by awesome Healthy Living Professional Posted Mon 11 Jan 2010 6:00am Rheumatoid arthritis is an inflammatory disease that affects the joints. In people with rheumatoid arthritis, the immune system produces white blood cells that attack the synovium, a lining of tissue that surrounds the joint. (See Rheumatoid Arthritis Overview.) This causes inflammation and makes the joint swollen and painful. It can cause swel ... Read on »
Health Tips for May 17 by Meredy Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted Thu 23 Oct 2008 2:22pm Health Tip: Preparing Your Pet for Baby Bringing a new baby into your home where your family pet is already settled can be an adjustment for your furry family members. The American Pregnancy Association lists these suggestions to help prepare your pet for the smooth arrival of your new baby: * Address issues now that you think may c ... Read on »
Skin Rash: Skin rashes are common and due to many factors ranging from serious diseases or allergic by Danny & Susan S. Health Maven Posted Mon 26 Jan 2009 3:39pm Skin rashes come in all shapes and sizes and have many different causes, ranging from an allergic reactions to rashes caused from bites and stings. Skin rashes are mostly temporary and self-limiting and with a little tender love and care, most skin rashes can be treated quickly and easily. However, there are some medical conditions that presen ... Read on »
Health Tips for June 9 by Meredy Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted Thu 09 Jun 2011 12:00am Health Tip: Take Care to Avoid Burns Nothing can spoil the fun of preparing your favorite recipe like burning yourself or a child in the process. The U.S. Home Safety Council suggests these kitchen safety precautions while cooking Roll up shirtsleeves or wear a short-sleeved shirt. Wear long oven mitts that extend up the arm. Coo ... Read on »
The Lupus Butterfly Rash or Malar Rash: Information You Need to Know. by Molly Patient Expert Posted Wed 14 Nov 2012 1:58pm Derived from the Latin word ‘mala’ which means cheekbone, the Malar or Butterfly rash is a kind of skin condition typically characterized by the appearance of rashes across the cheekbones and over the bridge of the nose.  These rashes are usually red or purple in color in either a blotchy pattern or completely red over the affected area, a ... Read on »