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How to treat a stye

A stye is an infection that affects the eyelids. Once bacteria is present, it can enter and infect the oil gland of the upper and lower eyelids which leads to pain, inflammation and redness of the eyelids. The surrounding areas of the eyelid and tissues of the cheek can also be affected. A lump will […]


Corns are hardened layers of the skin that develops on the toes and feet. A callus can develop when the skin becomes thick in a certain area and usually the area of the sole which bears the weight of the body caused by continuous pressure or friction. A callus that happens on a pressure point […]

Scalp folliculitis

Scalp folliculitis is an inflammatory condition of the hair follicles in the scalp and it is caused by bacteria, virus, chemical irritants and fungus. The lesions of scalp folliculitis are filled with pus and cause severe itching and at the same time the hair follicles and frontal hairlines are affected. If left untreated, the condition […]

Skin folliculitis

Folliculitis is the inflammation of the hair follicles. Every hair in the body grows a tiny pouch called follicle and any part of the body that has hair can be affected by folliculitis. Folliculitis is usually common on the arms, beard area, buttocks and the legs. The skin bumps due to folliculitis can be caused […]

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