3 Tips To Help Prevent Scarring After A Mole Removal
1 June 2016
The identification of a problematic mole can be a simple way to reduce your chances of developing dangerous skin cancer in the future. If your dermatologist has suggested that you have a suspicious mole removed, you may find yourself worrying about the amount of scarring the procedure will leave behind.
Here are three simple tips you can use to help reduce the amount of scarring you will experience after your mole removal.
Looking To Get Tan? The Dangers Of Sunbathing
5 April 2016
You may look forward to sitting out in the sun this summer to get that golden tan. While a certain amount of sunlight on your skin is healthy, too much can create serious health problems. The most common form of cancer is skin cancer, with more than nine thousand people in recent years losing their lives to it. Before you overdo your tanning, you may want to see how the sun contributes to this dangerous health problem and the current treatment options.
3 Things You Need To Know About Prurigo Nodularis
4 December 2015
Prurigo nodularis, also called nodular prurigo, is a skin disease that is characterized by the presence of itchy bumps. This disease can be very distressing for sufferers. Here are three things you need to know about prurigo nodularis.
What are the signs of prurigo nodularis?
If you develop this condition, you'll notice itchy bumps on your skin. These bumps can be anywhere between 3 and 20 millimeters in diameter and tend to be firm, symmetrical, and scaly.
Potential Treatments For Reducing The Effects Of Argyria
24 November 2015
Colloidal silver -- tiny granules of the metal suspended in liquid -- can sound like a miracle cure for various health problems. This alternative treatment is promoted in certain circles as a natural antibiotic and a remedy for conditions such as shingles, diabetes, arthritis and even cancer. Unfortunately, consuming colloidal silver for several months or longer can lead to a blue-gray skin discoloration known as argyria.
Argyria has proven very difficult to treat.