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Skin tags are small flaps of skin, usually smaller than the size of a pencil eraser. They often match a person’s skin tone. On pale people, they can also be a dark brown color. While skin tags aren’t harmful, they can be cosmetically appealing. However, they may begin to hurt if they are agitated (rubbed against). When you have skin tags around the eyes, the pain and irritation can become annoying.
Not all bacteria are harmful. They are present everywhere in the body and are necessary for various body processes. In the body, there is a balance in place to keep the activities of the bad bacteria in check. However, when this balance is tipped, infections set in. Bacterial Vaginosis simply means that there are more harmful bacteria in the vagina than good ones. It is a type of vaginitis, leading to vaginal inflammation.
Arthritis is a common joint disorder, often characterized by joint inflammation. About 100 types of arthritis affect people of all races, sexes, and ages. Common symptoms include pain, swelling, stiffness in joints, and painful movement. Often the symptoms come and go, vary in severity, but the condition worsens with time. Arthritis impairs one’s ability to perform daily tasks. All of the above symptoms also impact people with arthritis in the legs.
Atopic dermatitis is a skin disease that causes chronic inflammation with complex etiology. The name is said to originate from “atopy,” a hereditary condition that predisposes a person to multiple allergic disorders, including asthma, food allergies, and hay fever. If you or any member of your family has an allergy, you may be at increased risk of developing atopic dermatitis.
The common cold is a viral contagion of the upper respiratory tract—mouth, nose, and throat. Due to its symptoms, it can be quite devastating watching your baby struggle with this condition. Unlike grownups, children are susceptible to infections because their immune system, lungs, and other organs, are not completely mature yet. This is why breastfeeding is of utmost importance to a baby’s health; breastmilk is filled with antibodies and chemicals that protect your baby from infections. Continue reading to learn more about the common cold in babies: what causes it, what the symptoms are, and how to cure a common cold in babies with natural home remedies.
An autoimmune disease is a condition where the body’s immune system becomes weakened and the regular defense mechanism is compromised. This causes the immune system to attack healthy cells. Medical experts regard it as fighting against one’s self. Depending on the kind and causative agents, an autoimmune disease can affect any body tissue or organ. This often causes damage, dysfunction, and altered growth of organs.
Athlete’s foot, or tinea pedis, is a very contagious fungal infection caused by dermatophyte fungus. The term “athlete’s foot” shows that this condition is commonly seen on an athlete’s feet because shoes are worn for long periods of time. Other factors that can contribute to fungal infection includes going barefoot in public places, poor circulation, and immune deficiency.