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pinpoint petechiae

Remedies for pinpoint petechiae

Pinpoint petechiae are round spots that develop on the skin due to bleeding. Generally, they are tiny bruises caused by damaged capillaries under the skin. ┬áIt causes the petechiae becoming brown, red and purple. They form in clusters and looks like a rash. They are flat, does not change color when pressing on them and […]

stinging nettle

Dealing with a stinging nettle

A stinging nettle is an herbaceous perennial or has herbal properties. The leaves and stems are covered with brittle and hollow a structure that looks like hair. The hairs are like a hypodermic needle when accidentally brushing against them and chemicals flow through the tubes and result to rashes and stinging sensations. Symptoms of sting […]

eye twitching

Remedies for eye twitching

Eye twitching can be an amusing, occasional nuisance and cause embarrassment which can be symptoms of chronic eye movement disorder. It is a repetitive eyelid movement usually the upper lid. It happens every second. In addition, it usually last for days to months and spontaneously heals on its own. Eye twitching is linked to conditions […]

sun allergy

How to treat sun allergy

Sun allergy is the most common form of allergy. It can happen to anyone. Generally, it is a condition in which an itchy rash develops on the skin after exposure to sunlight. The most common sun allergy is the polymorphic light eruption which is also called sun poisoning. The hands, the V of the neck, […]

fire ant stings

Remedies for fire ant stings

Fire ant stings causes plenty of inconvenience and turn outdoor activities into unhappiness within a few seconds. Fire ants attack people in groups and they sting in clusters. The toxic venom produced by the fire ants causes a burning sensation. Symptoms of fire ant stings Difficulty in swallowing or throat, tongue and lips are swelling […]

lower leg contusion

Treating lower leg contusion

A lower leg contusion is a blunt, crushing injury to the ankle, leg or foot which result to a break in the skin. Generally, a contusion causes to the skin and underlying soft tissues. Blood can seep out of the injured small vessels of blood or capillaries and accumulates in the surrounding tissues and develops […]

poison oak

Remedies for poison oak

Poison oak is also called western poison oak or pacific poison oak. The stem, leaves and roots contains urushiol which is a toxic chemical. Direct contact with the plant and inhaling smoke from a burning plant can cause an allergic reaction. An initial reaction begins when the poisonous substance enters the skin or through the […]

Remedies for yellow jacket stings

Yellow jacket stings are wounds caused by the sting of yellow jackets. These wasps tend to attack without provocation. They are usually mistaken for bees but are capable of stinging multiple times. Yellow jackets build their nests on the ground, under porches or steps, around railroad ties, cracks on sidewalk and at the base of […]