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Treating Scabies

Scabies is a highly contagious skin infection caused by the Sarcoptes scabiei mites. The mites burrow themselves into the skin. This causes intense itchiness and triggers an allergic response. Scabies is transmitted through skin to skin contact. Although it’s not classified as a sexually transmitted disease, scabies is common among sexually active individuals. Scabies Signs and Symptoms The telltale signs …

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Treating and Preventing Amoxicillin Rash

Amoxicillin is an antibiotic drug that belongs to the penicillin family. Amoxicillin used to treat a variety of bacterial infections. It’s the most common antibiotic drug prescribed for kids. Amoxicillin is also among the World Health Organization’s list of essential medicines in the world. Although amoxicillin is no doubt an important medication, it’s not for everyone. There are individuals who …

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Scabies: How to Treat and Survive the Seven-Year Itch

Scabies, also known colloquially as the “seven year itch,” refers to a highly contagious skin infection caused by Sarcoptes scabiei, a specie of mites. Sarcoptes scabiei is a small parasite that burrows into the host’s skin, causing intense itching and triggering an allergic response. This type of mite could infect both humans and animals alike. In animals, the mites that …

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Photosensitivity: Types, Causes, and Treatments

Photosensitivity is a type of condition wherein a person develops abnormally high sensitivity to sunlight. Generally, we are all at risk of getting sunburns when we are exposed to sunlight for an extended period. However, a photosensitive person will develop severe burns and skin rashes even when exposed to the sun for only a limited period of time. Types of …

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Skin Care Tips for Women Over 60

Your skin may be radically different now that you’re in your 60s but that doesn’t mean you should adopt the same skincare routine that you used when you were in your 30s! As the skin ages, it will generate less oil. Collagen production also slows down and all these will lead to dryer, saggy skin; wrinkles around the eyes; and …

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How to Treat Blisters and Deal with Recovery

Blisters form when we least expect them to. They can be due to several causes as well and although they heal on their own, some may sometimes become irritated and fall into infection. Now this can be prevented just as long as you know how to treat it and prevent it from forming again. What are blisters? Blisters are patch …

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