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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 »
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 »
The Rash by Kristen H. Posted Wed 09 Jun 2010 3:07pm (laughing to myself) I'm not sure what to talk about first today. Should it be the itchy rash that my Dad has acquired, or the fact that when I went into his room today he was walking around in just a t-shirt (nothing else), or the fact that they may have found the source of the urine smell in his room (yay)? Hmmm. I will start with ... Read on »
Can your ears itch? by Bethany H. Posted Fri 20 Mar 2009 3:59pm Last week was--what can I say?-- interesting. I found myself a bit itchy and rashly on Monday. Nothing big, just some spots on one arm. Then the other. And a small annoying itch on my forearm. Tuesday? Another day and rash entirely. I was covered. LITERALLY. From head to toe in a hive like rash. At the time, it wasn't that itchy but definitel ... Read on »
Eczema and Dermatitis: How to treat eczema and dermatitis naturally by Danny & Susan S. Health Maven Posted Mon 26 Jan 2009 3:37pm Eczema and Dermatitis Two types of eczema Eczema due to external or exogenous factors (usually referred to as Contact Dermatitis) is usually treated by eliminating the irritant in the external environment, which will usually result in the successful treatment of eczema. Endogenous eczema, or atopic dermatitis is a chronic, inflammatory ... Read on »
The Joys of Shingles by Scott K. Patient Expert Posted Mon 14 Jul 2008 5:02am I’m not talking about these shingles Has anyone here ever had the joy of experiencing Shingles? I’m not talking about re-roofing your house. I’m talking about the wonderful painful, burning, itching sensation caused by the same virus that causes chicken pox. Well, for the last couple weeks, I have been getting a mild taste of it. And a m ... Read on »
Fellow Fighter Sandra by megse5 Patient Expert Posted Wed 01 Apr 2009 2:45pm 2 Comments My name is Sandi. I am now a 33 year mother of four. Starting sometime in 2003 or 2004 I began having *issues*. They were really what I considered fairly minor in the beginning. My family and I moved into a pretty big house. It was a beautiful house but it was an older house with what I considered a fair amount of dust in it so I wasn't too sur ... Read on »
Challenging Irrationality by Kim F. Patient Expert Posted Mon 21 Jul 2008 10:06am  “What if”? These are two words that I’d actually pay money to have removed from my vocabulary. They come into my head and out of my mouth so naturally and without forethought. And they annoy the daylights out of me. Why? Because they are directly tied into my anxiety issues and those issues drive me insane (pun intended). Many persons ... Read on »
  “What if”? These are two words... by Kim F. Patient Expert Posted Mon 29 Sep 2008 4:20pm   “What if”? These are two words that I’d actually pay money to have removed from my vocabulary. They come into my head and out of my mouth so naturally and without forethought.   And they annoy the daylights out of me.   Why? Because they are directly tied into my anxiety issues and those issues drive me insane (pun intended). Many per ... Read on »