You’re mowing the lawn and unexpectedly hit a bee nest. Then you feel a sudden, intense and sharp pain on your arm or leg — a bee sting! What should you do?
Having problems with inflamed, ingrown hair? Should you try to pull them out or do your best to ignore them? An expert answers your questions.
Is your dermatologist office too busy? Get some tips for getting in sooner and find out when it’s OK to see you primary care doctor instead.
The symptoms of a vaginal yeast infection are familiar to many women: itching, irritation, and usually a thick white discharge. It’s easy to simply reach for the anti-fungal treatments. But if these symptoms come back often, or don’t respond to the usual treatments, it’s time to visit a doctor for a firm diagnosis because other conditions can mimic yeast.
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Chronic wounds that don’t heal within three months present ongoing problems. Learn the risks and treatments for the three most common types.
Who doesn’t want beautiful skin? Lovely, luminous skin makes you glow and helps you to look healthy and full of vitality. Here is our guide to keep your skin looking its best.
If you have diabetes, you may want to be a little more cautious about taking care of simple cuts, scratches, scrapes and bruises. In fact, skin care of any kind is important to your health. Bruises are the simplest to address. As long as the skin is not broken, you really don’t need to do … Read More
“It’s itchy.” “It’s hot.” “It’s in the way.” Wearing a cast can be awkward for your child, admits Ryan Goodwin, MD, Director of Cleveland Clinic’s Center for Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery. But it’s sometimes the best way to help a broken bone heal correctly. Some fractures can be treated with splints or slings, he says. Others … Read More
Imagine never having to take the time to wash and dry your hair ever again. No, you wouldn’t have to shave your head – just switch to dry shampoo, a spray-in product that advertises some of the same benefits as the wet goop you slather over your head. These alcohol- or starch-based sprays claim to … Read More
If you have psoriasis, you may think getting psoriatic arthritis is unavoidable. While it’s true that about one third of people with psoriasis will eventually develop psoriatic arthritis, there are a lot of new, effective treatments available to alleviate symptoms. What is psoriatic arthritis? Psoriatic arthritis is a form of inflammatory arthritis. Both psoriasis and … Read More