Bumpy, Red Rash

Bumpy rash may be caused due to varied underlying conditions. The rash may be itchy, discomforting, irritating, or painful. It may cause the skin to become reddish and may increase the risk of dry skin […]

What do Red Palms mean?

‘Red palms’ is a condition marked by abnormally reddish appearance of the palms of hand. It is medically termed as palmar erythema (PE). Red palms can occur due to a variety of factors, including severe […]

Rash Between Fingers

The skin between fingers is known as webs. It is fragile and prone to easy irritation, damage, injuries, etc. One of the common problems affect the webs is rash between fingers. Causes of rash between […]

Zika Rash

What is Zika virus? It is a viral disease also known as Zika fever primarily caused by the bite of Aedes mosquito. The virus belongs to the genre Flavivirus. As mentioned already, the vector transmitting […]

Rash on Hands and Feet

A rash is a significant change in the skin, either in the texture or the color. The skin can also feel itchy with some redness and look bumpy and scaly. An itchy rash can get worse if […]

Pruritic Rash

Pruritus simply refers to itching. It can also be linked to a number of other factors such as dryness in the skin, skin infections, pregnancy, and sometimes even cancer. Anyone could be vulnerable to pruritus but there are certain groups […]

Cyanosis

Cyanosis occurs when the blood lacks oxygen causing the skin to appear bluish or purplish. This condition could involve the lips, gums, tongue, nail beds, fingers, toes and mucous membranes. People affected by this could […]

Pyogenic Granuloma

Also known as ‘Granuloma Telangiectaticum’, pyogenic granuloma is a type of skin infection wherein patients suffer from the formation of bumpy reddish lumps. These appear like raw meat that has been chopped into pieces, or […]

Keratoacanthoma

A keratoacanthoma or KA is a kind of skin cancer, wherein patients experience rapid development of peak-shaped lumps on the skin. Middle-aged adults and the elderly who have had prolonged contact with sunlight over many […]

Dyshidrotic Eczema

There are several different forms of eczema and dyshidrotic eczema or dyshidrosis is one of them. This type of eczema causes rash and blister breakouts leading to itch and sometimes pain, on the hands and […]

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