COMMON CAUSES OF ITCHY SKIN

Itchy skin, also known as pruritus, is an irritating feeling that makes the patient want to scratch themselves. While it is often accompanied by a rash, redness or blisters, the skin can sometimes look normal. Itchy skin has multiple causes, and some of them, like liver disease, can be surprisingly serious. To get relief, the… Read more »

MINIMIZING ECZEMA FLARE-UPS AS WEATHER CHANGES

The word eczema describes any of several conditions that cause the skin to become inflamed or irritated. While there are several types, they nearly all cause an itchy rash. Eczema can occur anywhere, but it most commonly affects the face, wrists, hands, feet or back of the knees. Some people have “flare ups” during which the eczema… Read more »

ECZEMA VS PSORIASIS – WHAT’S THE DIFFERENCE?

When it comes to skin conditions, “rash” is a kind of catch-all term that is used to describe itchy outbreaks. While rashes can potentially represent a myriad of dermal ailments, two of the most common are eczema and psoriasis. Both complaints can cause itching, redness, discomfort and embarrassment due to their appearances – but they… Read more »