Chilblain-Red painful eruption on fingers

Chilblain-Red painful eruption on fingers

[Image-Reddish eruptions on finger in winter] Reddish eruptions on finger may appear during winter in the fingers. Severe cases can develop ulcers. Pain is common but itching may be troublesome. This is not contagious. This is known as chilblain. This is particularly common in cold areas but not uncommon in Kolkata. Contact with cold water […]

Acne or Pimple- Is it truely simple?

Acne or Pimple- Is it truely simple?

[Image- Acne on face] Pimple is not simple, as it may sound or people think commonly. Acne at young age Acne occurs naturally at young or adolescent ages. This is because if the hormonal influence in the pilosebaceous glands. Such glands are predominant on face but are also present on chect and back. During growth […]

Ring Worm-Ring shaped fungal infection

Ring Worm-Ring shaped fungal infection

[Image- Itchy, scaly ring shaped eruptions!] This is the description of what you have on your groin (inner thighs), hand, face, ear and other areas and this is commonly known as Ring Worm. However, this is not a worm infestation. You now know that it is happening very commonly in your house, neighbours, friends, classes […]

Papular Urticaria-Itchy eruptions in a child

Papular Urticaria-Itchy eruptions in a child

Children often develop itchy eruptions on their arms and legs. Interestingly these are much less on other parts of their body. Intense itching is the predominant symptoms. This is associated with slight discharge of watery fluid and rarely blood. More characteristically, this occurs intermittently and leave some marks. Scientific name of this condition is known […]