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 […]


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 […]


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 […]

Petechiae rash

Petechiae or Petechial rash is a spot of red or purple color caused due minor hemorrhage. These spots usually occur on legs which may appear like rash initially but actually they are in clusters. These […]

Prickly Heat Rash

Getting prickly heat rash can be both irritating and discomforting. These tiny red bumps, which are usually very itchy, commonly appear during hot and humid climate as they are triggered by profuse sweating. The rash […]

Fordyce Spots on Lips

Fordyce spots is a medical condition in which small, pale yellow colored granules like bumps appear on lips or on skin around the mouth area. These spots were first discovered by the great dermatologist John […]

Indian Fire Rash

Indian fire rash is a contagious skin infection and is mostly common among children and infants.  They appear as reddish sores on face, specifically in the areas around mouth and nose. This type of rash […]

Necrotizing Fasciitis

Necrotizing Fasciitis is a rare skin-disease in which a flesh eating bacteria attacks the deep skin layers and destroys the skin cells. The disease occurs mainly in those who have weak immune system for example […]

Keratosis Pilaris

Keratosis Pilaris is a condition in which rough patches or blisters are noticed on the skin. These blisters are cluster of acne-line bumps. The condition is also referred to as ‘follicular keratosis’ or also as […]

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