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Dermatitis is a condition that results to the inflammation of the skin. It is not contagious and usually occurs due to a variety of causes. The condition is not considered life-threatening but it can cause a lot of discomfort. There are types of the condition that are chronic such as atopic dermatitis, however treatments are […]

Erythema Nodosum

Erythema nodosum is a condition of the skin which is characterized by sudden eruption of red, tender bumps especially on the shins. It occurs when there is inflammation in the deeper portions of the skin like the adipose or the fatty layer of the skin. It can occur in conjunction with other underlying medical conditions […]

Myths on Burns

Part of the recollection Roman Catholics do during the Lenten Season is to celebrate Jesus’ rising from the dead. When I was young, I took part becoming one of the singing angels positioned at the church patio cheering for Easter. An unforgettable participation was when we had our cotton-filled and feathered wings scathed with fire from […]

Ichthyosis Vulgaris

Ichthyosis vulgaris refers to an inherited skin disease characterized by the accumulated dead skin cells forming thick, dry scales on the surface of the skin. Ichthyosis vulgaris is sometimes called fish skin or fish scale disease. The scales formed can also be present at birth or during early childhood. Mild ichthyosis vulgaris may be left […]