Dry Skin Treatment

Dry skin isn’t usually serious, but it can be uncomfortable and unsightly.  Serious dry skin conditions — an inherited group of disorders called ichthyosis — can sometimes be disfiguring and upsetting. Fortunately, most severe dry skin is caused by environmental factors that can be at least partially controlled.  These factors include hot or cold weather, … Read more

Treating Chickenpox, Mumps, Measles, And Rubella

Chickenpox, mumps, measles, and rubella, are diseases that we usually associate with our childhood.  The best treatment is to let them run their course.  Not much can be done once a child or adult comes down with these diseases.  Vaccination is the best remedy to prevent these contagious diseases in the first place.  Also, in … Read more

Shingles Treatment

Proper shingles treatment usually includes antiviral medication and vaccination for prevention.  Although shingles can occur anywhere on your body, it most often appears as a single stripe of blisters that wraps around either the left or the right side of the torso.  Prompt shingles treatment by your doctor is necessary to prevent it from spreading … Read more

Sunburn Treatment

During the warm summer months, you can receive a really severe sunburn while lounging by the pool or at the beach.  You most likely will receive sunburn to the face, neck, stomach, back, and legs that will be painful to the touch.  Also, your skin will feel extremely warm.  Consequently, what this means is you … Read more

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