Lasers in Tattoo Removal: Which Laser is the Best?

Although there is no any lasers that is 100% efficient in removing tattoo. Several new laser techniques are being tried for tattoo removal. Among them Q-switched lasers seems to work well and is quite effective in removing tattoo. Being said that, you should be aware that there are several limitations of lasers. The effectiveness of […]

Does Laser Hair Removal Work?

There is a not specific laser that works perfect on every individual. However, there are several lasers that provide successful hair removal depending on your skin type, hair color. Some of the commonly used lasers are ruby lasers, alexandrite lasers, diode laser,Nd:YAG lasers and Intense pulsed light sources. If these hair removal devices are best […]

Geographic Tongue

Geographic tongue, also known as benign migratory glossitis or oral erythema migrans is a harmless condition that affects the surface of your tongue. Although geographic tongue may look scary to you, it doesn’t cause any serious health issues and is not usually associated with any infections or cancer. But who wants that scary looking white […]

What to Choose – A Closed or Open Rhinoplasty Surgery

Cosmetic procedures have become so common in recent years, as people have started using it to change the way they look and feel. One of the facial features that some have started to change is the nose. The surgery of the nose is medically known as rhinoplasty. The cosmetic procedure on the nose is something […]

Cracked Tongue or Fissured Tongue – Should You be Worried?

Have you ever worried because you have cracked or fissured tongue? Don’t worry, you are not alone, millions of people around the world have it. The good news is that this condition is often harmless and is usually considered as variant of normal tongue architecture. Although tongue fissures are harmless it is wise to visit […]

Skin Aging and Sun Exposure

When we were just a baby our skin was very soft on touching as it was rich in collagen and elastin fibers and there were no pores or any irregularities in texture. There were no any signs of aging such as wrinkles, loss of texture and others. But as we grow older our skin also […]

Laser Hair Removal Facts

Unwanted hair is a universal cosmetic problem. Many traditional hair removal methods exist, including shaving, tweezing, waxing, bleaching and some chemical depilatories. Although these methods are effective, inexpensive and simple, but are unacceptable to many men and women, as none of them are permanent and it have to be done on daily or weekly basis. […]

Getting Rid of Eye Bags with Laser Surgery

Our eyes say a lot about us, as it is one of the predominant features of our face. From facial expressions to distinct eye correlation, people can really understand someone using their eyes. For many people, the eyes are one part of the face that begins to show several signs of aging, whether it may […]

Lump on Neck: Could it be Cancer?

It is obvious to get concerned when you discover any new lump on neck. Good news is that, most of the cases of lumps on the neck are acute and harmless. However, sometimes lumps on the neck may be the presentation of more serious condition that may need immediate medical attentions. Your body has many […]

What Should You Know About an Eyelid Cosmetic Surgery?

When you meet someone, regardless of whom it may be, the first thing you do is make eye contact. Seeing their eyes gives you an overall impression of the other person. If your eyelids are sagging or have wrinkles, it may be noticeable to those who have close communications with you. This happens as you […]

Sclerotherapy for Spider and Varicose Vein Removal

Although recent advance in laser vein removal technology has given various options to treat spider veins and varicose veins, sclerotherapy still remains the primary treatment of choice. Sclerotherapy procedure involves injecting a sclerosing solution directly to target vein. The solution causes the vein to collapse with scarring which usually fades after several weeks. In some […]

What is Cryotherapy and How Does It Work?

What is Cryotherapy? Cryotherapy, also known as cryosurgery, is one of the popular dermatologic procedures. It is cheap, easy to use and gives good cosmetic result. Because of its fewer side effects, ease of use and good results, it has been the treatment of choice for many of the skin lesions like seborrheic keratosis, actinic […]

How to Minimize Pores with Laser Treatment?

Are you struggling to get by with everyday activities with the fear that people may notice your large pores? For some people, this is a cosmetic issue worth addressing, as it could lead to other skin conditions in the future; primarily acne. When you have large pores, it makes it easier for infections, bacterium and […]

Can we Reverse Facial Ageing with Chemical Peels?

As we age, our skin undergoes several changes like wrinkles, fine lines, loss of radiance, hyperpigmentation, smoothness, skin tone and sagging of the skin. These manifestations are due to natural aging process and other environmental factors like excessive sun exposure, smoking, stress and various other factors. These skin changes can be treated by several skin […]

Profractional Laser Treatment

When it comes to laser skin resurfacing, one may be scared of pain and discomfort and many side effects. But with the recent advance in laser technology, quick, painless laser treatment with fewer or no side effects can be achieved. Profractional laser is one of those new procedures that can dramatically improve your skin texture […]

How Does Laser Teeth Whitening Work?

For those looking for a quick solution for their teeth whitening problem; laser teeth whitening could be a very good option. Laser teeth whitening is new and fascinating procedure. It is considered as a much quicker procedure than other conventional methods and provides immediate. You will notice a change on the color of your teeth […]

Teeth Whitening Products

There are significant numbers of teeth whitening products available in the market. They are marketed in different forms including toothpaste, gels, paint-on-products, strips and mouth guards. These products generally improve your tooth color by two mechanism; tooth bleaching and removal and control of stains. Tooth whitening products are primarily based on hydrogen peroxide or carbamide […]

Lumps Under Skin – Most Possible Causes

The moment you discover bumps or lumps under skin, first thing that comes on your mind is: what the hell is this, could it be cancer? Well, it is common to experience scary feelings but the truth is most lumps under the skin are benign harmless and can be treated easily or even left alone. […]

Cradle Cap in Babies – Causes and Remedies

If you are first time mother, you may be worried about your baby’s thick, greasy scalp. But it usually is nothing to worry about. Most likely, it is due to a common but harmless and temporary condition that many babies develop called cradle cap. Although it might look worrisome, it rarely causes any discomfort to […]

Swimmers Ear Home Remedy

When you have swimmers ear it can really ruin your wonderful perfect summer day at the pool or at the beach. Luckily, there are several home remedies for swimmer’s ear that can bring relief within a few days. What is swimmers ear? Swimmer’s ear is an infection of the outer ear canal that usually occurs […]

Insect Bites During Summer- How Dangerous are They?

Summertime is always fun, traveling, visiting beach, having campfires and all those stuffs. However, it is almost impossible to avoid bug bites, stings and rashes. Insect bites and stings are common and can be very bothersome and sometimes even dangerous. In this article we’ll try to discuss the most common insect bites and ways to […]

Molluscum Contagiosum on Penis- How common is it?

Molluscum contagiosum on penis is quite commonly seen in sexually active individuals. The disease is generally mild and not much of concern when it comes to other areas. However, when it arises on the penis there will sure be lot of concern regarding it. Bumps in these area means that the molluscum contagiosum might have […]

Medications that can Cause Skin Pigmentation

Skin pigmentation due to drugs is quite common and accounts for 10 to 20% of all cases of acquired hyperpigmentation. Skin pigmentation can be due to variety of drugs that can arise due to direct effects of the drugs as in combination with triggering factors like sun exposure. Out of several drugs some of the […]

Penile Cancer: Its types and Risk Factors

Penile cancer simple means cancer of the penis, which is often encountered in individuals over 50 years. Don’t be scared as there is good chance of a cure if it is diagnosed early and treated. Basically, the more the cancer has advanced the less chance of cure. Types of Penile Cancer There are several types […]

Common Foot Problems During Summer and Their Management

With the arrival of summer months, there arise several problems for your feet too. When environment is very warm and hot and your feet are enclosed with tight fitting shoes, your feet are prone to several skin issues including fungal infection, eczema, pressure blisters, and the most embarrassing problem “smelly feet”. But the good news […]

Burning Feet Syndrome

Burning feet syndrome (BFS) is a disorder commonly seen in elderly individuals. Although no specific caused is identified, it can occur as solely just a symptom or the manifestation of internal disease. Individual with burning feet syndrome may experience burning or stinging sensation and numbness and sometimes heaviness in the feet that may sometime accompanied […]

Circumcised vs Uncircumcised Penis – Which is Better?

When it comes to  circumcised vs uncircumcised penis, several thoughts might come to your mind. Some might do it for cultural, social or religious beliefs while other might do it for being concern about personal hygiene. For some it is just very easy and simple to decide as ongoing cultural or religious beliefs while for some […]

Burning Sensation in Feet: Its Causes and Remedies

Burning sensation in feet can be simply because you are tired and may go away after a good rest. However, burning feet can also be due to nerve damage (peripheral neuropathy), perhaps as a result of underlying chronic diseases like diabetes, HIV, hypothyroidism, vitamin B12 deficiency or exposure to certain toxins or chronic alcohol intake. […]

Tripe palms: Almost Always a Sign of Internal Cancer

Tripe palms are very rare skin condition associated with internal cancer. It is estimated that more than 90% of the cases with tripe palms have underlying malignancy. In most of the cases, it usually occurs before cancer is diagnosed, but can arise at any point during the course of the cancer. Tripe palms are characterized […]

Common Causes of Hair Loss in Children

Hair loss in children can be quite frustrating and scary for parents. The good news is that most of the condition of hair loss in children is often temporary and can be effectively treated with proper diagnosis. One must understand that some cases of children with hair loss can be effectively treated with medications while […]

Common Causes of Anal Itching – (Pruritus ani) and its Management

Pruritus ani, commonly referred as anal itching, perianal itching or itchy buttocks hole can cause severe distress and sleep disturbance due to persistent itching. One may even frighten to go to social events due to intense anal itching. It can really ruin one’s professional career as well as personal life. Anal itching actually is not […]

Retrograde Ejaculation – One of the Causes of Semen in Urine

Retrograde ejaculation occurs when semen enters the bladder instead of going out through penis during ejaculation. This means the semen which normally comes out during orgasm is redirected to the urinary bladder. Sometimes called as dry orgasm, retrograde ejaculation is harmless, but is one of the factors of male infertility. Retrograde ejaculation is also one […]

How to not Sweat

Excessive sweating affects millions of people worldwide and can be very embarrassing. Aside from embarrassment and discomfort, it can also stain clothes, ruin your romantic life and even limit your day to day social interaction. In some severe cases it can even make people quit their jobs. There are several unknown causes of excessive sweating, […]

How to use Retin-A the Right Way and Look Younger

Since the introduction of retinoids, they have been increasingly used for many skin disease and conditions. Recently they have gained popularity for their anti-aging and younger looking properties. Commonly used retinoid, tretinoin (Retin-A) has been shown to reverse the aging process due to sun damage. Tretinoin (Retin-A) and other retinoids are now considered as gold […]

How to Apply Sunscreen?

Everyone knows how to apply sunscreen, but have you ever imagine if you’re using it in a right way? Is your sunscreen giving you adequate protection? Although many of you might find it simple and boring, let’s begin it anyway. Choose a Sunscreen Yes, first step is to choose a broad-spectrum sunscreen that can protect […]

Erythema Nodosum

Erythema nodosum is an inflammation of the subcutaneous fat. It is not a disease but a reaction pattern to various immunological reactions caused by different viral, bacterial, fungal infections, drugs, malignant disorders and other causes. Erythema nodosum is commonly seen in women of age 20 to 40 but may occur at any age. Erythema nodosum […]

Find the Sunscreen that Perfectly Match your Lifestyle

Are you confused with all the sunscreen emerging on the market like a mushroom? All those detail about the ingredients used, water resistant, sun protection factor and all those stuffs, confused about what really look for in the sunscreen. The answer is simple and we have it. Many day to day moisturizers and after-shave lotions […]

Vaginal Itching: Possible Causes and Effective Remedies

Let’s admit it: you can’t stop itching “down there”. I know it’s an awkward area to scratch, but you can’t help. Your desire to scratch may lead you to squirm in your seat at public bus or at the office. Itching in the vaginal area can be so disturbing that it can affect both your […]

Vaginal Itching in Children

Vaginal itching in children is relatively common issue and may be associated with redness, inflammation, and discharge or even bleeding. Most of the cases are harmless and can be effectively managed and prevented by removing the irritating cause or with some home remedies and over the counter medications. Vaginal itching is quite common in children […]

Erythema ab Igne: Warning for Laptop Users

I’m sure many of us use Laptops, and as the name suggest they are supposed to be placed on your laps. But have you ever thought that long term placement of laptops on your laps can cost you much. Yes, placing laptops on your laps without any cooling device or barrier can cause a skin […]

Smelly Armpits and Body Odor: Causes and Remedies

Everybody sweats; it’s a natural phenomenon and not a big issue. Although sweating can be minor issue for most individual, unpleasant body odor like smelly armpits can be a matter of considerable concern for both the sufferers and to others around them as well. Although sweating is naturally odorless, it can sometimes cause an unpleasant […]

Tinea Cruris: Bothersome Ringworm of the Groin

Tinea cruris, jock itch, ringworm of groin or whatever you name it, is the most common superficial fungal infection of the groin area and adjacent skin. Although can be seen throughout the year tinea cruris is most common during summer months. Male are at risk higher than females. Tinea cruris is not that serious problem […]

Bier spots: Small White Spots on Skin

Bier spots, also called physiologic anemic macules, are small white irregular spots on the skin usually seen on arms and legs of young adults that are thought to be due to vascular anomaly. In few cases they may also be seen on the trunk making the diagnosis more confusing. They are usually harmless and require […]

Salmon patch: Common Birthmarks on Babies

Salmon patch is one of the most common birthmarks seen on babies. These birthmarks are caused by capillary vascular malformation, where small blood vessels (capillaries) get stretched (dilated). Salmon patch is thought to occur in about 40% of all newborns. It is called as angel‘s kiss when it occurs on forehead and called stroke bite […]

Genital Warts in Pregnancy

Genital warts in pregnancy is a common problem for every women. Genital warts can grow and flourish and become easily irritated during pregnancy due to increased vascularity and altered immunity. However, in most cases, they may resolve on their own after childbirth without any treatment. It is obvious for every woman to worry about the […]

Eight Signs of Malignant Melanoma: The ABCDE Rule

Early detection of melanoma is the key to prognosis of melanoma. The earlier it can be detected the more chances of easy treatment. However, there are such circumstances where it can be misdiagnosed. So there are no any specific characteristics that can confirm the diagnosis of melanoma. The well-known rule of ABCDE of melanoma detection […]

Trichomycosis Axillaris: A Reason Behind Smelly Armpits

The summer almost near and with it starts warm and hot weather resulting in excessive sweating. Summer is lovely if u can maintain yourself but what if your underarms smells like hell? Body odor is a common issue and most of you might have already faced such problems. You already know that excessive sweating is […]

Piedra: Hair Fungus Infection with White Piedra and Black Piedra

Piedra, also known as trichomycosis nodularis is a common asymptomatic fungal infection of hair shaft. Two types of piedra have been described namely black piedra and white piedra. Both types of hair fungus ultimately may lead to hair breaking because the shaft is weakened by cuticular penetration. Black Piedra Black piedra is caused by Piedraia […]

Vaginal Itching During Pregnancy

Pregnant women usually experience itching in vaginal area during pregnancy. Although most vaginal itching during pregnancy may be due to pH level changes in the vagina that causes local irritation, it can sometimes be a sign of vaginal infection. Pregnant women are prone to yeast infection and may persist throughout the pregnancy. What causes Vaginal […]

Common Causes of White Spots on Penis

White spots on penis could be very embarrassing for every man. These white spots could be due to several conditions and are usually not due to sexually transmitted infection. These spots could sometime be just a harmless spot, but if you are worried please consult your doctor. This article is limited to white spots on […]