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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 »
Health Headlines - October 17 by Meredy Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted Thu 16 Oct 2008 8:01pm Social Security Benefits To Rise 5.8 Percent in 2009 A 5.8 percent increase in Social Security benefits next year means the average retiree will receive an additional $63 per month, the U.S. government announced Thursday. The increase, based on rises in the Consumer Price Index, is the largest since a 7.4 percent boost in 1982 and more than ... Read on »
Health Headlines - October 17 by Meredy Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted Thu 16 Oct 2008 9:46pm Social Security Benefits To Rise 5.8 Percent in 2009 A 5.8 percent increase in Social Security benefits next year means the average retiree will receive an additional $63 per month, the U.S. government announced Thursday. The increase, based on rises in the Consumer Price Index, is the largest since a 7.4 percent boost in 1982 and more than ... Read on »
LUPUS – AN AUTOIMMUNE DISEASE by Stephanie S. Jewett Posted Fri 02 Apr 2010 12:00am Apr 02         Lupus, also known as lupus erythematosus, is an autoimmune inflammatory disorder that occurs mostly in women.  A healthy immune system is one that can protect you from germs and illness.  It makes antibodies which are special chemicals that fight off infection.  ... 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 »
Rosacea: red in the face by Dr. Gabe M. Medical Doctor Posted Fri 12 Sep 2008 10:40am 1 Comment Many people develop a red scaly rash on their faces as they age, particularly in the center on the nose and cheeks. They flush or blush and often also have small acne-like bumps on their faces, swollen noses and prominent red blood vessels. Sometimes, this same rash may extend to the shoulders, chest and back. It's called rosacea. Nobody k ... Read on »
Living with Lupus: Fact #22 – Not so beautiful butterfly rash! by Lupus Adventurer Posted Tue 22 May 2012 10:00am Living with Lupus: The malar, or “butterfly” rash on the face is present in about one-third of those with systemic lupus. This flat, reddish rash across the bridge of the nose and cheeks, is often the only visible symptom of this form of lupus.  Before I was treated for lupus, a malar rash showed up on my face many times.  As a teenager, my m ... Read on »
Some more ideas about a red face by Sachit Shah Posted Sun 12 Apr 2009 12:00am Despite its association with passion, love, and vibrancy the color red is not what most people want to see on their faces when they look in the mirror. Redness on your face develops from inflammation and from dilated tiny blood vessels right at the surface of your skin. Sometimes the redness can be sudden, whereas other times it ... Read on »
Staying Rash-Free In Summer by SkinDisorderlies .. Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 1:49pm ANNOUNCER: Poison ivy, oak and sumac are a real pain for most of us since up to 85% of us are allergic to them - and all three irritate for the same reason Andrea Cambio, MD, Dermatologist : Poison ivy, oak and sumac, the sap is called urushiol, and that is the responsible chemical for causing the rash ANNOUNCER: Once the leaves are damaged ... Read on »
Rashes..GO AWAY! by Romelette L. Patient Expert Posted Wed 30 Mar 2011 5:26am I have a love – hate relationship with the sun. I love it because it means lots of fun in the beach (SUMMER!). But most of the time, I hate it since it’s most of the time a cause for my LUPUS flare. And now that we are feeling the heat, I am feeling a lot of uneasiness. The heat is sometimes unbearable. I needed to switch the airconditioning on ... Read on »