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Chilblains (CHILL-blayns) are the painful inflammation of small blood vessels in your skin that occur in response to repeated exposure to cold but not freezing air. Also known as pernio, chilblains can cause itching, red patches, swelling and blistering on your hands and feet.
Chilblains usually clear up within one to three weeks, especially if the weather gets warmer. You may have recurrences seasonally for years. Treatment involves p Read More
- Erythema multiforme exudativum
Erythema Multiforme Exudativum is a form of reoccurring skin condition usually mild and happens due to viral infection or medicinal reaction.Complications:Though this is a curable disease scars are not the thing to worry about. It heals without leaving marks and with no further problems. But the risk of EME coming back is there as follows:If the disease is from the virus Herpes Simplex.An Read More
- Ichthyosis erythrokeratolysis hiemalis
Ichthyosis erythrokeratolysis hiemalis is a very rare ichthyosis foam that is described in firstly South Africa and then identified in other countries with a determined link to south Africa.Ichthyosis erythrokeratolysis hiemalis, called KWE, is an inherited disease and follows an autosomal mode of inheritance equally to males and females.It is associated with duplication of an area of a chromosome that inc Read More
Melasma is common, harmless and usually fades after a few months. It does not always require treatment. Melasma is produced by hormonal fluctuations, like those that happen during pregnancy or when using birth control pills, and it will diminish after delivery or when the drugs are stopped.A dermatologist will most likely recommend a high-SPF sunblock to avoid melasma.If melasma does not dissipate naturall Read More