If your doctor has discovered melanoma or another form of skin cancer on your body and you need it surgically removed, your aftercare is just as important as the skin cancer treatment surgery itself. Caring for your skin and protecting it from the sun can help quicken the healing process and reduce the likelihood of scarring. However, wearing sunscreen over surgical incisions typically isn't recommended by doctors. Here are three other ways to protect your skin from the sun while you heal.
22 September 2017
If your skin feels itchy all the time, you do not necessarily have to live with it. There might be something wrong with your skin and you will need to treat it in order to banish the itching for good. Anti-Itch Creams A quick solution to itchy skin is to use an anti-itch cream. Simply rub the cream over the area that is itchy. This is best used for itches that are very extreme.
30 August 2017
Psoriasis is a common skin condition where skin cells begin to build up at a high rate, which creates areas of scaly skin that can be very dry and itchy. While psoriasis is not dangerous, those who suffer from the condition can experience discomfort and a decrease in self-confidence during a psoriasis flare up. Luckily, if you have psoriasis, there are a number of things that you can do to help promote the healing of your skin and decrease the length of a psoriasis flare up, such as:
13 August 2017
While you can find various home remedies for removing skin tags, you should be cautious about trying to get rid of them yourself. You might cause an infection or leave a scar, and that would be even worse than dealing with the tag you have now. Also, home methods can be painful, and they may not even work. A dermatologist can quickly remove a skin tag in a safe way, even if it is close to your eye.
18 July 2017
If you have scheduled a Botox treatment for the first time, then you may be a little bit nervous about the injections. This is completely normal, especially if you want your treatment to be successful. Before you start your injections though, you should know that there are a few things that you should definitely avoid after the Botox is over. Keep reading to learn about a few of these things and also why they should be avoided.
9 May 2017
If you have acne-prone skin, you may have tried over-the-counter preparations or prescription strength medications. If these methods have failed to bring results, or if you are troubled by the side effects on your sensitive skin, don't despair. You might want to reach no further than your kitchen pantry for some all natural ingredients that won't be too harsh and will not cost you a lot of money. Here are 5 home remedies for acne treatment:
18 April 2017
If you have noticed some changes in your genital area, you may want to think about vaginal surgery. There are many reasons why many women need this type of surgery, from childbirth to genetic makeup. The following are some reasons why you may need this type of surgery: Decreased Sensitivity For some women, the vaginal area can seem to lose sensitivity over time. This is often caused by looseness that happens as women give birth over the years.
22 March 2017
Skin tags are small growths of skin that are commonly found on the neck, eyelids, and armpits, but they can be found on other areas of the body too. In most cases, skin tags are harmless growths, yet most people find them annoying. If you have skin tags on your body and would like to get rid of them, you may want to try some at-home remedies before you decide to visit a dermatologist for help.
10 January 2017