Skin Rash: causes and home remedies

One of the most common causes of skin rash is contact dermatitis. It occurs when the skin has a reaction to something that it has touched. The skin may become red and inflamed,

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Cysts or Lumps in the Body

A lump or cyst is a closed capsule or sac-like structure, usually filled with liquid, semisolid, or gaseous material. Cysts usually occur within almost any type of the body’s tissue; they vary in size from microscopic to large structures that can displace internal organs. If the sac is filled with pus, it is usually considered an abscess, not a cyst. There are many causes of cyst formation. The following are some of the major causes of cyst formation: Genetic conditions Tumors Infections Errors in embryonic development Cellular defects Chronic inflammatory…

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Body Swelling – Types and Causes

“Edema” is the medical term for swelling. Body parts swell from injury or inflammation. It can affect a small area or the entire body. Medications, pregnancy, infections, and many other medical problems can cause edema. This happens when your small blood vessels leak fluid into nearby tissues. That extra fluid builds up, which makes the tissue swell. It can happen almost anywhere in the body. Types of (swelling) Edema Peripheral edema – This usually affects the legs, feet, and ankles, but it can also happen in the arms. It could…

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