Skin, Hair, and Nails

  1. Acanthocheilonemiasis
  2. Acanthosis Nigricans
  3. Accidental Needle Sticks: Chances of Infection
  4. Acid Burns
  5. Acne
  6. Acne Rosacea
  7. Acne Rosacea (Holistic)
  8. Acne Vulgaris (Holistic)
  9. Acne Vulgaris (Homeopathy)
  10. Acne: Should I See My Doctor?
  11. Acne: Should I Take Isotretinoin for Severe Acne?
  12. Acne: Tips for Keeping It Under Control
  13. Acne: Treatment With Alpha Hydroxy Acids
  14. Acne: Treatment With Antibiotics
  15. Acne: Treatment With Benzoyl Peroxide
  16. Acne: Treatment With Salicylic Acid
  17. Acrodermatitis Enteropathica (Holistic)
  18. Actinic Keratosis
  19. Adams Oliver Syndrome
  20. Age-Related Foot Changes
  21. Alcohol Increases the Risk of Cold Injury
  22. Alkali Burns
  23. Allergic Reaction to Tattoo Dye
  24. Alopecia Areata
  25. Alopecia Areata
  26. Alopecia Areata: Psoralen With Ultraviolet A Light (PUVA) Therapy
  27. Amyloidosis
  28. Anal Fissure
  29. Anal Fissures: Botox Injections
  30. Anal Fissures: Lateral Internal Sphincterotomy
  31. Anal Fissures: Nifedipine and Diltiazem
  32. Anal Fissures: Nitroglycerin Ointment
  33. Angioimmunoblastic T-Cell Lymphoma
  34. Animal and Human Bites
  35. Animal and Human Bites: When Stitches Are Needed
  36. Anthrax
  37. Anthrax
  38. Antibiotics for Lyme Disease
  39. Antibiotics for Rosacea
  40. Antivirals for Shingles
  41. Aplasia Cutis Congenita
  42. Artificial Nails: Problems and Treatment
  43. Aspiration of a Ganglion
  44. Athlete’s Foot (Holistic)
  45. Athlete's Foot
  46. Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
  47. Atopic Dermatitis: Taking Care of Your Skin
  48. Atypical Mole Syndrome
  49. Autoimmune Blistering Diseases
  50. Bartholin Gland Cyst
  51. Bartonellosis
  52. Basal Cell Skin Cancer: Should I Have Surgery or Use Medicated Cream?
  53. Bedbugs
  54. Bejel
  55. Birthmarks
  56. Birt-Hogg-Dubé Syndrome
  57. Björnstad Syndrome
  58. Black Widow Spider Bite
  59. Blastomycosis
  60. Blepharitis
  61. Blepharophimosis, Ptosis, Epicanthus Inversus Syndrome
  62. Blister Care
  63. Blister Care
  64. Blisters
  65. Blocked Sweat Glands
  66. Body Piercing Healing Times
  67. Body Piercing Problems
  68. Body Piercing: Safe Jewelry Choices
  69. Boils
  70. Botulinum Toxin (Botox)
  71. Bowen Disease
  72. Breast-Feeding: Sore Nipples
  73. Breathing Smoke or Fumes
  74. Brittle Nails (Holistic)
  75. Broken Blisters: Home Treatment
  76. Brown Recluse Spider Bite
  77. Bruises and Blood Spots Under the Skin
  78. Bruising (Holistic)
  79. Bullous Pemphigoid
  80. Burns (Holistic)
  81. Burns and Electric Shock
  82. Calluses and Corns
  83. Calluses and Corns: Protective Padding
  84. Calluses and Corns: Using Pumice Stones
  85. Cancer: Home Treatment for Mouth Sores
  86. Candidiasis
  87. Capsaicin
  88. Carcinoma, Squamous Cell
  89. Care for a Skin Wound
  90. Care for a Skin Wound
  91. Care for Minor Burns
  92. Care of an Insect Sting
  93. Care of Your Skin When You Have Diabetes
  94. Caring for a Baby's Nails
  95. Caring for Your Feeding Tube
  96. Causes of Hair Loss: Diseases
  97. Causes of Hair Loss: Medicines and Medical Treatments
  98. Cellulitis
  99. Central Venous Catheter: Changing the Dressing
  100. Chalazion
  101. Changes in a Mole or Skin Growth
  102. Changes in Your Nails
  103. Chemical Burn
  104. Chemical Peel
  105. Chickenpox (Varicella)
  106. Chickenpox: Controlling the Itch
  107. Chickenpox: Preventing Skin Infections
  108. Chilblains (Perniosis)
  109. Chili Pepper Burns
  110. Cicatricial Alopecia
  111. CLOVES Syndrome
  112. Coal Tar for Atopic Dermatitis
  113. Cold Hands: Home Treatment
  114. Cold Sores
  115. Cold Sores (Holistic)
  116. Cold Temperature Exposure
  117. Color Changes in Nails
  118. Common Stinging or Biting Insects or Spiders
  119. Common Types of Birthmarks
  120. Complications of Pressure Sores
  121. Condyloma
  122. Contact Immunotherapy for Hair Loss
  123. Copperhead
  124. Coral Snake
  125. Corns and Calluses: Home Treatment
  126. Corticosteroids for Poison Ivy, Oak, or Sumac
  127. Cosmetic Surgery and Procedures
  128. Cottonmouth (Water Moccasin)
  129. Cradle Cap
  130. Creams and Ointments for Cold Sores
  131. Crohn's Disease: Problems Outside the Digestive Tract
  132. Cronkhite-Canada Syndrome
  133. Cryosurgery for Nonmelanoma Skin Cancer
  134. Cryotherapy (Cryosurgery) for Genital Warts
  135. Cryotherapy for Warts
  136. Curettage and Electrosurgery for Nonmelanoma Skin Cancer
  137. Cut That Removes All Layers of Skin
  138. Cutaneous T-Cell Lymphomas
  139. Cutis Laxa
  140. Cuts
  141. Cuts: When Stitches Are Needed
  142. Cyclosporine for Atopic Dermatitis
  143. Dandruff
  144. De Santis Cacchione Syndrome
  145. Dengue Fever
  146. Dercum's Disease
  147. Dermabrasion
  148. Dermatitis Herpetiformis
  149. Dermatitis Herpetiformis (Holistic)
  150. Determining the Seriousness of a Burn
  151. Diabetes and Wound Care
  152. Diabetes: Checking Your Feet
  153. Diabetes: Daily Foot Care
  154. Diabetes: Protecting Your Feet
  155. Diabetes: Steps for Foot-Washing
  156. Diabetes: Taking Care of Your Feet
  157. Diaper Rash
  158. Dracunculosis
  159. Dry Skin and Itching
  160. Dyskeratosis Congenita
  161. Ectrodactyly Ectodermal Dysplasia Cleft Lip/Palate
  162. Eczema (Holistic)
  163. Ehlers Danlos Syndrome
  164. Electrical Shock or Burn
  165. Electrocautery for Genital Warts
  166. Electrolysis for Removing Hair
  167. Environmental Illness
  168. Eosinophilia Myalgia Syndrome
  169. Epidermal Nevus Syndromes
  170. Epidermolysis Bullosa
  171. Epidermolytic Ichthyosis
  172. Erysipelas
  173. Erythema Multiforme
  174. Erythrokeratodermia with Ataxia
  175. Estimating the Size of a Burn
  176. Excision for Nonmelanoma Skin Cancer
  177. Eye Injury: First Aid for a Black Eye
  178. Eye Injury: First Aid for Minor Cuts
  179. Eyelid Problems
  180. Face-Lift (Rhytidectomy)
  181. Facial Injuries
  182. Facial Problems, Noninjury
  183. Familial Eosinophilic Cellulitis
  184. Fifth Disease
  185. Filler Injections
  186. Fire Ant Stings
  187. First Aid for Chemical Burns
  188. First Aid for Electrical Burns
  189. First Aid for Tar or Plastic Burns
  190. Fishhook Injuries
  191. Fly Bites
  192. Focal Dermal Hypoplasia
  193. Folliculitis
  194. Foot Odor
  195. Fox Fordyce Disease
  196. Fraser Syndrome
  197. Fungal Culture for Athlete's Foot
  198. Fungal Culture for Fungal Nail Infections
  199. Fungal Infections: Risks of Oral Antifungals
  200. Fungal Nail Infections
  201. Ganglions
  202. Genetics of Skin Cancer (PDQ®): Genetics - Health Professional Information [NCI]
  203. Gianotti Crosti Syndrome
  204. Giant Congenital Melanocytic Nevus
  205. Granuloma Annulare
  206. Groin Problems and Injuries
  207. Grover's Disease
  208. Hailey-Hailey Disease
  209. Haim-Munk Syndrome
  210. Hair Analysis
  211. Hair Loss
  212. Hair Loss Caused by Lack of Protein
  213. Hair Loss From Cancer Treatment
  214. Hair Loss: Should I Take Medicine to Regrow Hair?
  215. Hair Transplant Surgery
  216. Hand-Foot-and-Mouth Disease
  217. Hand-Foot-Mouth Syndrome
  218. Head Lice (Holistic)
  219. Heat Rash
  220. Heavy Sweating
  221. Henna Tattoos (Mehndi)
  222. Hepatoerythropoietic Porphyria
  223. Hereditary Leiomyomatosis and Renal Cell Carcinoma
  224. Hermansky Pudlak syndrome
  225. Hidradenitis Suppurativa
  226. High-Pressure Injection Wounds
  227. Hives (Holistic)
  228. Home Remedies for Bites and Stings
  229. Home Treatment for Second-Degree Burns
  230. Horner's Syndrome
  231. How a Scrape Heals
  232. How to Drain Blood From Under a Nail
  233. Hydrocortisone for Itching
  234. Hyperhidrosis, Primary
  235. Hypohidrotic Ectodermal Dysplasia
  236. Hypomelanosis of Ito
  237. Ichthyosis
  238. Ichthyosis Hystrix, Curth Macklin Type
  239. Ichthyosis Vulgaris
  240. Ichthyosis, Chanarin Dorfman Syndrome
  241. Ichthyosis, CHILD Syndrome
  242. Ichthyosis, Erythrokeratodermia Variabilis
  243. Ichthyosis, Erythrokeratolysis Hiemalis
  244. Ichthyosis, Harlequin Type
  245. Ichthyosis, Keratosis Follicularis Spinulosa Decalvans
  246. Ichthyosis, Lamellar
  247. Ichthyosis, Netherton Syndrome
  248. Ichthyosis, Sjögren Larsson Syndrome
  249. Ichthyosis, Trichothiodystrophy
  250. Ichthyosis, X Linked
  251. Impetigo
  252. Incision Care After Surgery
  253. Incontinentia Pigmenti
  254. Indoor Tanning: Is It Safe?
  255. Ingrown Toenail
  256. Insect Bites and Stings and Spider Bites
  257. Insect Repellents
  258. Interferon Gamma for Atopic Dermatitis
  259. Itching Relief
  260. Ivermectin for Head Lice
  261. Jellyfish Sting: Home Treatment
  262. Jellyfish Stings: Allergic Reaction
  263. Jock Itch
  264. Kaposi Sarcoma Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Health Professional Information [NCI]
  265. Kaposi Sarcoma Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Patient Information [NCI]
  1. Keloid Scars
  2. Keratitis Ichthyosis Deafness Syndrome
  3. Keratosis, Seborrheic
  4. Kissing Bugs
  5. KOH Preparation
  6. Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis
  7. Laser Resurfacing
  8. Laser Surgery for Genital Warts
  9. Laser Surgery for Skin Cancer
  10. Laser Surgery for Warts
  11. Laser Therapy for Birthmarks
  12. Laser Treatment for Varicose Veins
  13. Leg Injuries
  14. LEOPARD Syndrome
  15. Lice
  16. Lice Treatment: Examples of Over-the-Counter Products
  17. Lice: Cleaning Lice From Combs, Clothing, and Other Items
  18. Lice: Removing Nits From Hair
  19. Lichen Planus
  20. Lichen Sclerosus
  21. Lipoma
  22. Living With More Than One Health Problem
  23. Loop Electrosurgical Excision Procedure (LEEP) for Genital Warts
  24. Lyme Disease
  25. Lyme Disease
  26. Lyme Disease Test
  27. Lymph Node Removal (Lymphadenectomy) for Melanoma
  28. Lymphocytic Infiltrate of Jessner
  29. Mandibuloacral Dysplasia
  30. Marine Stings and Scrapes
  31. Mastocytosis
  32. McCune Albright Syndrome
  33. Measles
  34. Measles (Rubeola)
  35. Megalencephaly-Capillary Malformation
  36. Melanoma Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Health Professional Information [NCI]
  37. Melanoma, Malignant
  38. Meleda Disease
  39. Meningococcemia
  40. Merkel Cell Carcinoma Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Health Professional Information [NCI]
  41. Merkel Cell Carcinoma Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Patient Information [NCI]
  42. Metastatic Melanoma
  43. Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus (MRSA)
  44. Misdiagnosis of Lyme Disease
  45. Mohs Micrographic Surgery for Nonmelanoma Skin Cancer
  46. Molluscum Contagiosum
  47. Monilethrix
  48. Mucha Habermann disease
  49. Mucous Cyst Ganglions
  50. Mycosis Fungoides
  51. Mycosis Fungoides and the Sézary Syndrome Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Health Professional Information [NCI]
  52. Mycosis Fungoides and the Sézary Syndrome Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Patient Information [NCI]
  53. Nail Infection: Should I Take Antifungal Pills?
  54. Nail Patella Syndrome
  55. Nail Problems and Injuries
  56. Nail Psoriasis
  57. Nail-Biting
  58. Necrotizing Fasciitis
  59. Necrotizing Fasciitis (Flesh-Eating Bacteria)
  60. Needle Punctures for Health Reasons
  61. Neonatal-onset Multisystem Inflammatory Disease
  62. Nephrotic Syndrome: Skin Care Tips
  63. Neurofibromatosis Type 1 (NF1)
  64. Nevoid Basal Cell Carcinoma Syndrome
  65. Newborn Rashes and Skin Conditions
  66. Nonmelanoma Skin Cancer: Comparing Treatments
  67. Nonmelanoma Skin Cancer: Photodynamic Therapy
  68. Nonpoisonous Spider Bites
  69. Nonsurgical Nail Removal for Fungal Nail Infections
  70. Oculocerebral Syndrome with Hypopigmentation
  71. Oculocerebrocutaneous Syndrome
  72. Oculo-Dento-Digital Dysplasia
  73. Oral Antivirals for Cold Sores
  74. Other Home Treatment Measures for a First-Degree Burn or Sunburn
  75. Panniculitis, Idiopathic Nodular
  76. Papillon Lefèvre Syndrome
  77. Paracoccidioidomycosis
  78. Paring for Plantar Warts
  79. Peeling Skin Syndrome
  80. Pemphigus
  81. Perniosis
  82. Photosensitivity (Holistic)
  83. Phototherapy for Atopic Dermatitis
  84. Phototherapy for Psoriasis
  85. Physical Exam for Genital Warts (Human Papillomavirus) for Men
  86. Physical Exam of the Skin for Skin Cancer
  87. Pilonidal Disease
  88. Pinta
  89. Pinworms
  90. Pityriasis Alba
  91. Pityriasis Rosea
  92. Pityriasis Rosea
  93. Pityriasis Rubra Pilaris
  94. Poison Ivy, Oak, or Sumac
  95. Poison Ivy, Oak, or Sumac: Barrier Lotions and Creams
  96. Poison Ivy, Oak, or Sumac: Other Plants That Cause a Rash
  97. Poison Ivy, Oak, or Sumac: Rash From Indirect Contact
  98. Poison Ivy, Oak, or Sumac: Relieving the Itch
  99. Poison Ivy, Oak, or Sumac: Tips for Removing Plants
  100. Poison Ivy, Oak, or Sumac: Tips for Washing
  101. Poison Ivy, Oak, or Sumac: What to Do First
  102. Poisonous Lizards
  103. Pregnancy: Changes in Feet and Ankles
  104. Pregnancy: Hair Changes
  105. Pregnancy: Hand Changes
  106. Pregnancy: Stretch Marks, Itching, and Skin Changes
  107. Pregnancy: Varicose Veins
  108. Pressure Sores
  109. Pressure Sores: Conditions That Affect Healing
  110. Pressure Sores: Pressure-Relieving Devices and Supports
  111. Pressure Sores: Prevention and Treatment
  112. Pressure Sores: Stages
  113. Preventing Blisters
  114. Preventing Flea Bites
  115. Preventing Spider Bites
  116. Progressive Symmetric Erythrokeratodermia
  117. Protecting Your Skin From the Sun
  118. Proteus syndrome
  119. Psoralen Plus Ultraviolet Light Therapy (PUVA) for Atopic Dermatitis
  120. Psoriasis
  121. Psoriasis
  122. Psoriasis (Holistic)
  123. Psoriasis: Skin, Scalp, and Nail Care
  124. Puncture Wounds
  125. Puncture Wounds: Stitches, Staples, and Skin Adhesives
  126. Puss Caterpillar Stings
  127. Pyknodysostosis
  128. Pyoderma Gangrenosum
  129. Questions About Varicose Vein Treatment
  130. Radiation Therapy for Nonmelanoma Skin Cancer
  131. Rapp Hodgkin Syndrome
  132. Rash, Age 11 and Younger
  133. Rash, Age 12 and Older
  134. Rashes or Sores in the Groin
  135. Rattlesnake
  136. Raynaud's Phenomenon
  137. Razor Bumps
  138. Removing a Bartholin Gland Cyst
  139. Removing a Fishhook
  140. Removing an Object From a Wound
  141. Removing Moles and Skin Tags
  142. Removing Splinters
  143. Rheumatic Fever
  144. Ringworm of the Scalp or Beard
  145. Ringworm of the Skin
  146. Rosacea
  147. Roseola
  148. Roseola Infantum
  149. Rothmund Thomson Syndrome
  150. Scabies
  151. Scabies: Getting It From Animals
  152. Scabies: Using Medicines
  153. Scalp Problems
  154. Scarlet Fever
  155. Schimmelpenning Syndrome
  156. Schnitzler Syndrome
  157. Scleroderma
  158. Sclerotherapy for Varicose Veins
  159. Scorpion Stings
  160. Scrapes
  161. Seabather's Eruption
  162. Seborrheic Keratoses
  163. Seborrheic Keratosis: Cryotherapy
  164. Seborrheic Keratosis: Curettage
  165. Seborrheic Keratosis: Electrocautery Treatment
  166. Seborrheic Keratosis: Laser Treatment
  167. Setleis Syndrome
  168. Shingles
  169. Shingles: Should I Get a Shot to Prevent Shingles?
  170. Sjögren's Syndrome
  171. Skin Adhesives (Liquid Stitches)
  172. Skin and Wound Cultures
  173. Skin Biopsy
  174. Skin Cancer Screening
  175. Skin Cancer Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Health Professional Information [NCI]
  176. Skin Cancer Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Patient Information [NCI]
  177. Skin Cancer, Melanoma
  178. Skin Cancer, Nonmelanoma
  179. Skin Cancer: Protecting Your Skin
  180. Skin Changes
  181. Skin Cyst: Home Treatment
  182. Skin Grafting for Venous Skin Ulcer
  183. Skin Rashes: Home Treatment
  184. Smallpox
  185. Smallpox
  186. Snake and Lizard Bites
  187. Snakebite: Symptoms of a Pit Viper Bite
  188. Sneddon Syndrome
  189. Stages of Lyme Disease
  190. Stevens Johnson Syndrome
  191. Stopping Facial Bleeding
  192. Sunblocks to Prevent Sunburn
  193. Sunburn
  194. Sunburn and Skin Cancer
  195. Sunburn: Skin Types
  196. Surgical Excision of Melanoma
  197. Surgical Nail Removal for Fungal Nail Infections
  198. Surgical Removal of Ganglions
  199. Surgical Removal of Genital Warts by Excision
  200. Sweet Syndrome
  201. Swimmer's Itch
  202. Swollen Glands, Hernias, and Other Lumps Under the Skin
  203. Symptoms of Lyme Disease
  204. Syphilis, Acquired
  205. Syphilis: Chancre
  206. Syphilis: Gummata
  207. Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (Holistic)
  208. Taking Care of Stitches
  209. Taking Care of Your Stitches or Staples
  210. Tattoo and Piercing Safety
  211. Tattoo Problems
  212. Tattoo Removal
  213. Tattoos: Reporting Problems
  214. Thrush
  215. Tick Bites
  216. Tick Bites: Flu-Like Symptoms
  217. Tick Bites: Signs of Tick Paralysis
  218. Ticks: How to Avoid and Remove Ticks
  219. Tinea Versicolor
  220. Tooth and Nail Syndrome
  221. Torn or Detached Nail
  222. Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis
  223. Toxic Reaction to Insect or Spider Venom
  224. Toxic Shock Syndrome
  225. Toxic Shock Syndrome Bacteria
  226. Treating a Hangnail
  227. Treating a Nail Infection
  228. Treating Personal Contamination
  229. Treating Weak or Brittle Nails
  230. Tricho Dento Osseous Syndrome
  231. Trichotillomania
  232. Types of Acne
  233. Types of Fungal Nail Infection
  234. Types of Hair Loss
  235. Types of Psoriasis
  236. Ultraviolet Rays From the Sun
  237. Urticaria Pigmentosa
  238. Urticaria, Cholinergic
  239. Urticaria, Cold
  240. Urticaria, Papular
  241. Urticaria, Physical
  242. Using Tape to Remove Warts
  243. Vaginal Rashes and Sores
  244. Varicella Zoster
  245. Varicose Veins
  246. Varicose Veins: Phlebectomy or Stab Avulsion
  247. Varicose Veins: Radiofrequency Ablation
  248. Varicose Veins: Should I Have a Surgical Procedure?
  249. Vasculitis, Cutaneous
  250. Vein Ligation and Stripping
  251. Venous Skin Ulcer
  252. Venous Skin Ulcer: Debridement
  253. Venous Skin Ulcers: Home Treatment
  254. Vertigo: Senses That Help Your Balance and Position
  255. Visual Exam for Lice
  256. Vogt-Koyanagi-Harada Disease
  257. Warts and Plantar Warts
  258. Warts: Electrosurgery and Curettage
  259. Warts: Should I Treat Warts?
  260. Warts: Using Salicylic Acid
  261. Wound Healing (Holistic)
  262. Xeroderma Pigmentosum
  263. X-Linked Protoporphyria
  264. Yaws
  265. Yellow Nail syndrome