Icth This is a common complaint.External ointments, oils or lotions should not be used.They suppress the itch and the suppression affects the internal organs of the body and the causes many serious complaints.A hot wash with boiled neem leaves is advised.Soaps should be avoided. Sulphur: When there is burning after itching it gets worse on […]
Skin Care :: What is radiodermatitis Radiodermatitis is a skin disease associated with prolonged exposure to radiation. It is most commonly found in people working in the medical field who worked extensively with imaging devices. New cases are less common now than they were at the advent of these technologies, as the long term impact […]
Skin :: Understanding how glucocorticoids work to stop skin irritation Individuals who are allergic to some things that their skin comes in contact with (a condition called contact dermatitis), such as metals or poison ivy, are treated with glucocorticoids, which can be applied to the skin as a cream or taken orally. Glucocorticoids work by […]
Psoriasis :: Glucocorticoid plays key role in skin abnormalities induced by psychological stress A new study shows how psychological stress induces abnormalities in skin structure and function that could initiate or worsen skin disorders such as psoriasis and atopic dermatitis. The study provides a link for understanding the roles psychological stress and glucocorticoid, a type […]
Dermatitis :: Mystery Rash? Go for the Gold All that itches is not gold, but the precious metal is among the leading causes of a skin condition called allergic contact dermatitis. According to experts at the Mayo Clinic, allergic contact dermatitis is a skin inflammation characterized by swollen, reddened and itchy skin that’s caused by […]
Dermatitis :: Features of urticarial dermatitis Urticarial dermatitis seems to be a useful histological and clinical term for a subset of the dermal hypersensitivity reaction pattern. Histopathological features of urticarial dermatitis: – Slight epidermal spongiosis with superficial perivascular lymphocytes and interstitial eosinophils – Perivascular eosinophils that spill interstitially into the surrounding dermis Clinical features of […]
Dermatitis :: Defining Urticarial Dermatitis In a study Steven Kossard, FACD; Ian Hamann, FACD; Barbara Wilkinson, BSc, concluded that urticarial dermatitis may represent a useful term for a subset of a reaction pattern designated most commonly as dermal hypersensitivity by pathologists. The term is not commonly used, and requires definition to determine whether it is […]
Dermatitis :: Aloe vera and Seborrheic dermatitis (seborrhea, dandruff) One study using 30% aloe lotion suggests effectiveness for treating seborrheic dermatitis when applied to the skin twice daily for 4-6 weeks. Further study is needed in this area before a strong recommendation can be made.
Dermatitis :: Aloe vera and Radiation dermatitis Reports in the 1930s of topical aloe’s beneficial effects on skin after radiation exposure lead to widespread use in skin products. Currently, aloe gel is sometimes recommended for radiation-induced dermatitis, although scientific evidence suggests a lack of benefit in this area.