Reddening of the Skin Archives - Dr. Amino

Reddening of the Skin

How to Get Rid of Jock Itch (Which Non-Jocks Get Too)

If you're wondering how to get rid of jock itch, you might also be thinking: “I’m not a jock. Why do I have the itch?” It’s a question doctors hear more often than you might think. Jock itch, scientifically known...

Vibrio Vulnificus: The Flesh-Eating Bacteria

Affecting humans and primates, Vibrio vulnificus is a type of bacillus found in warm, shallow ocean water. First discovered in 1979, this organism is common in the Gulf of Mexico as well as parts of the East and West Coasts...

Living with Rosacea: Causes, Symptoms, Treatments

A skin condition, rosacea manifests as abnormal facial redness. Often beginning with a tendency to blush or flush more readily, rosacea can spread beyond the nose and cheeks to affect the forehead, chin, ears, chest, and back. Over time, people...

What Is Psoriasis: Causes, Symptoms, Treatments

A chronic skin condition, psoriasis affects up to 2.2% of Americans. Still, many people know next to nothing about this debilitating illness. So, what is psoriasis, anyway? A disease in which the life cycle of skin cells is accelerated, psoriasis...

Skin Cancer: Types, Symptoms and How It’s Treated

Skin cancer is one of the most common types of cancer and begins when cells in the skin start to grow abnormally and rapidly. Skin cancer cases have been increasing in recent years. It’s important to be familiar with the...

What Is Psoriatic Arthritis? Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

Psoriatic arthritis is a type of inflammatory arthritis that can affect a person with the skin disease psoriasis. It may target any joint in your body, and symptoms vary from person to person. In some individuals, psoriatic arthritis is mild,...

Breaking Out in Hives? Let’s Get Some Hives Relief

Hives, also known as urticaria, are red bumps that occur on the skin, but the exact appearance of hives depends on the person and the cause. They might appear as tiny swollen, pale or dark red bumps, or they can...

Necrotizing Fasciitis: Flesh-Eating Disease Causes, Symptoms, Treatment

Necrotizing fasciitis, more popularly known as “flesh-eating disease,” is a rare but potentially fatal condition. Each year, approximately 200,000 humans contract the disease worldwide. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), through the Active Bacterial Core surveillance (ABCs) system...

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