If you're like most people, you probably already know that certain skin changes may be indicators of more serious conditions. For instance, discoloration or enlargement of moles are sometimes a sign of cancer. However, there are many skin conditions that may point to serious illnesses that many people are not aware of. Following are three of them.
A butterfly rash that occurs on both sides of your nose while spanning its bridge may be the first physical symptom of lupus.
If you have a lot of peeling skin on the bottom of your feet, there is a good chance that you're slightly embarrassed or uncomfortable because of it. This can be hard for you to deal with, especially during the summer when you don't necessarily want to be wearing shoes that hide your feet. Here are some tips for getting rid of the peeling skin on the bottom of your feet as soon as possible and prevent it from coming back.
So, you have recently learned that one of your close friends, neighbors, or colleagues has been diagnosed with cancer. You have never had to deal with anything like this before, so you really don't know what you need to do. The only thing you know is that you want to lend a helping hand in some way or another. Here are a few tips to show them that you care and support them in their time of need.
Many individuals can go their entire lives without dealing with urticaria (more commonly known as hives) -- red, itchy welts and patches of raised skin that can appear and disappear seemingly at random or in response to stress, a new soap or laundry detergent, or even seasonal allergies. However, those who find themselves periodically dealing with hives that have no known origin can find this process frustrating at best and nearly debilitating at worst.
Due to increasing limitation, some people with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) may eventually face a time when purchasing a wheelchair is a necessity. To ensure you gain the most from your purchase, there are certain features you should consider.
Although your current weight is a factor in selecting a wheelchair, you should consider purchasing a wheelchair that can endure weight gain. Unfortunately, living a sedentary lifestyle due to limitations and weight gain associated with steroid use are realistic concerns.