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Sore Crusty Outer Ear Infection and Itchiness

Yellow, white, black or even brown flakes around the year can be uncomfortable especially when easily noticeable. Even worse is when these flakes are caused by some crusty ear wax which can be disgusting. Whether they form in the canal, on the ear lobes or behind the ears in an adult or a baby, we will help you identify the possible causes and how to get rid of the crusty outer ear problem.

Sebaceous Filaments on, Under and All Over Breasts

You might have noticed some string like tiny bumps that could easily be confused for blackheads on the skin around your breasts. These are sebaceous filaments on breasts and are as a result of blocked skin pores. Sebaceous filaments are tiny formations resulting from accumulation of sebum around a hair follicle.

How to Get Rid of Sebaceous Filaments on Nose and Breasts

Sebaceous filaments are oil plugs that appear as thin strands on the skin. They form as a result of excess production of sebum which ends up clogging the pores. This blockage makes the filaments to appear on the surface and they can be seen as some black plugs which almost resemble blackheads.
With that in mind, can you get rid of sebaceous filaments and if you can, how do you do it? 
Eliminating them requires an integrative approach. The solutions are multifaceted and include the use of sebaceous filament products, medical treatment, homemade remedies and natural solutions. The details are explored below.

Whiteheads on Breasts that Won't go Away During Pregnancy

In case you are wondering whether they are normal, whiteheads on breasts are quite common. They are especially likely to flare-up during pregnancy or when after birth when breast feeding. They may appear as pimples under the breast, around the nipples or even on the chest between the breasts. Below we discuss what to do when they won't go away and how to get rid of them.

Whiteheads on Nose Keep Coming Back, how to get Rid of, Removal and Home Remedies

This post explores, in details, the causes of whiteheads on nose, why they might keep coming back, what it means when the whiteheads are on the nose crease or inside it as well as various ways on how to get rid of them, their removal and readily available home remedies.

Intensely Itchy after Shower or Bath, No Rash, Red Bumps

Find out why you may be itchy after shower or after taking a cold bath, causes of itchy red bumps, itching with no rash as well as prevention and remedies for skin that is itchy after a shower.

Ingrown Armpit Hair Symptoms, Removal and Home Remedies

Ingrown hairs cause a lot of pain and discomfort. An ingrown hair in armpit is painful and irritating. Even worse is when it results in swelling, boils, abscesses or deep cysts. The armpit is also a conducive environment for microorganisms which could result in an infected ingrown hair. The infection, if not treated, could lead to scabbing or scarring, hyperpigmentation and keloids in severe cases. We get into the details of these below.

Ingrown Hair Cessation of Shaving

Can cessation of shaving help in eliminating the problem of ingrown hair?
Areas of repetitive hair removal such as men’s neck, women’s chin, the pubic region, legs, and face are at a high risk of developing ingrown hair. Ingrown hair develops when hair embeds in the skin or coils sideways instead of emerging out of the skin’s surface. It is usually accompanied by symptoms such as pain, pruritus, and firm pustules which may be hyper-pigmented or skin colored. Severe cases may result in formation of ingrown hair scabs.

Sebaceous Cyst on Nose Symptoms, Causes and Removal

A cyst on nose may appear on its bridge, the side, under or inside the nostrils. depending on what is causing it, these are classified into different types such as sebaceous or pillar cysts. get the details of these as well as how to remove and treat nasal cysts in the article below.

How to Make Yourself Sneeze on Demand

We all know that annoying and, at times, frustrating feeling of wanting to sneeze without really doing so. How about moments when you have a stuffy nose and all you want is to have it clear? Well, worry no more for it is possible to make yourself sneeze. The methods available range from using pepper. However, if that is too hot for you and you are looking to make yourself sneeze without pepper, we have you covered. Below, find how to make yourself sneeze easily on demand.

How to Stop Picking Scabs on Scalp and Eating them

While picking scabs on scalp may be a harmless indulgence prompted by itch, it could also develop into a repetitive behavior. In this case, it develops into a serious disorder referred to as dermatillomania, which will at times include eating of the picked scabs as well. Find out the reasons for scalp scab picking and how to stop the habit.

How to Clean Dog Eye Boogers, Causes and Home Remedies

Find out the causes of brown, red, green, yellow, white or black dog eye boogers, how to clean the gunk up, home remedies and tips to protect your dog’s eyes.

Sunburned Scalp Symptoms, Flaking, Repair and Home Remedies

We explore the various aspects affecting a sunburned scalp including the symptoms, flaking, yellow crust, oozing and hair loss. Also included are various natural home treatments and methods to repair a sun damaged scalp.

How to Get Rid of Sulfur Burps Fast, at Home and During Pregnancy

Sulfur burps are not only uncomfortable but embarrassing too. They will make you conscious and it would be socially awkward to be in the presence of people while experiencing them. We look at what sulfur burps are, what causes them, what to eat to stop them, treatments and home remedies. Also find out how to get rid of sulfur burps during pregnancy

Red Scabs on Scalp Won't Heal, Cancer, Picking and Eating them

A scab on scalp may be itchy or not. It could also affect a child or an adult. Most of the causes of this itchy and mostly uncomfortable condition can be avoided. We explore scabs from bleaching or hair dye, causes of picking on scalp scabs and eating them, why they won’t go away, bleeding and treatment as well as how to tell the signs of cancer scabs.

Infected Ingrown Hair Cyst Symptoms, Treatment and Removal

Ingrown hair may be a benign condition but it at times develops variations that require in-depth knowledge to distinguish. For example, how do you tell apart an ingrown hair from a cyst? Is it possible for a hair to develop into a cyst? Below we look at these minute details and delve, in details, in the murky world of infected ingrown hair cyst. We also explore various treatments ingrown and removal procedures for infected cyst from ingrown hair.

Sebaceous Filaments on Nose Vs. Blackhead Removal and Extraction

Squeezing pores addiction is real. There are people who can’t seem to keep their hands off their skin. That had been be until I realized that when I squeeze my nose pores, white stuff comes out. Initially I assumed they were comedones. Upon further investigation I realized I was wrong. They were sebaceous filaments on nose. Below we find out what these are, the differences between them and blackheads as well as sebaceous filaments removal on nose using products and tools.

Ingrown Nose Hair Symptoms Inside, Outside, Under and on Tip

As will be seen as we progress, nasal hair has important biological functions. This though does not mean that you should leave it to become a scruffy bush. This does not only give you an untidy look but leaks of neglect when it comes to personal grooming; thus the need for hair removal from the nose. Yet, in this grooming procedure lies in the problem; that of developing ingrown nose hair. Below we explore the symptoms, causes and how to get rid of ingrown hair in nose.

Ingrown Hair Scabs that Won't Go Away on Face, Legs, Belly

Ingrown hairs are common on the pubic area, face, legs and the beard. As such, any of these areas can have an ingrown hair scab. Scabbing is the skin’s way of protecting itself against infections. We look at the relationship between ingrown hair and scabbing, what to do if the condition won’t go away as well as how to treat and get rid of scabbing around ingrown hairs.

Inner Thigh Rash from Rubbing, during Pregnancy, not Itchy, Smells, Treatment and Remedies

Inner thigh rash from rubbing, STIs after swimming or running; whether occurring in males or females, in adults or toddlers or even during pregnancy is always a source of discomfort. Find out the causes of smelly rash, a rash that is not itchy as well as rash after rubbing below and the accompanying treatment and preventive measures.

Lumps on Inner Thighs Identification and Treatment

Lumps on inner thighs do not discriminate on gender and can occur on both males and females. While not all are painful, most are uncomfortable in the least. In this post we explore various types of lumps found on inner thighs including near the groin area and bikini line as well as possible implications and treatments

How to Get Rid of White Spots on Nails Fast and Overnight

Are you getting bothered by tiny spots on your nails? Worry no more as this posts explores, in details, various ways on how to get rid of white spots on nails fast, overnight and after nail polish through professional treatment by your doctor, using natural home remedies and at home self-care. 

Bumps on Inner Thighs from Rubbing Treatment and Prevention

Bumps, rashes, hives or even lumps on inner thighs are always a disaster. They are uncomfortable, painful and make walking hard. Below we look at how to treat and prevent bumps on inner thighs from rubbing together

Big Boils on Inner Thigh with no Head, Recurring, Very Painful, Treatment and Bursting

Boils are not only uncomfortable but can get extremely painful too. Having boils on inner thigh can render walking a laborious activity. We look at the causes, treatment and prevention in details and also explore scarring, bleeding and recurrence of boils on the inner thighs of both females and males.

Paintball Bruises that Won't go Away, How to Treat and Avoid

Paint-balling has been a growing sport over time. People will engage in it for fun, as a way of venting out pent up emotions and even in place of bachelorette parties. Whatever the reason for your engagement, it is possible to attain paintball related injuries the most common of which are paintball bruises and welts. This article gets into the details of how to treat the bruises, what you can do to avoid them as well as how long they last. 

White Spot on Eyelid Rim, above Eyelid for Months, Small and Hard

The human eye is quite conspicuous and the eyelid plays a vital role in protecting it. The skin surrounding it is thin and sensitive. The anatomy of the eye is such that the are is surrounded by numerous hair follicles and oil glands. These make it prone to bumps, lumps and spots of different kinds. this article explores what a white spot on eyelid may be depending on its location including on the rim, inside the eyelid, on the upper or lower eyelid. In addition, we look at varying characteristics such as small, hard or spots appearing for months.

Sea Lice Rash Symptoms Spreading, Treatment and Prevention

Whether you are experiencing it on the feet or legs or deep in your armpits, you may be wondering, what is sea lice rash? Do not let the name misguide you: The condition involves formation of raised skin lesions after being exposed to jellyfish larvae as opposed to sea lice. Find out how to get rid of the rash using simple home treatments, preventive measures as well as what its spreading means.

Eyelash Mites Symptoms, Causes and Treatment

Eyelash mites are worm like parasites that take up residence in the hair follicles and pores of a host and feed off them. Also referred to as face mites, these creatures are found on the nose, forehead, cheeks, chin and on the eyelashes.

Chiggers Rash Symptoms, Treatment, Spreading and how Long it Takes

Did you just become aware of these pesky insects and are wondering “What do chiggers rash look like?” they are some reddish orange mites that infest humans and cause untold misery. Here, we look as chiggers rash symptoms, infection, spreading, treatment and how long it lasts.

Lip Rash above Chin and on Upper Lip Causes and Treatment Remedies

Whether your lip rash is on the upper lip, on the lower lip, above the chin, around the lips or at the corner of your lips, whether it was obtained after kissing or due to allergic reactions, we have it covered in this article. We explore why you may be experiencing those pesky lesions and help you reinstate healthy skin on and around your lips.

How to Get Rid of Hangnails

Ever had a tear at the edge of your nail resulting in some skin hanging out? Well, that right there is what referred to as a hangnail. Although not much of a health concern unless infected, hangnails can be uncomfortable. Below is a procedure on how to get rid of hangnails, the causes, how to prevent them and when it’s time to see the doctor.

Bubbles in Nail Polish Causes and Prevention when Dried Up

Both gurus and novices are bound to experience mishaps during the application process. These may include smudges and bubbles in nail polish during their careers. These imperfections, though minor, take time to fix. Bubbles are worse since they may not be noticeable until the polish has dried up. Find out why bubbles in nail polish form as well as how to stop and prevent them.

Beau's Lines (Horizontal Ridges) on Nails Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

Do you have horizontal ridges on your nails and are wondering what they are? Known as Beaus lines, these ridges could be caused by trauma, systematic diseases, skin disorders as well as nutritional deficiency. We delve into the causes, treatments, home remedies and preventive measures to help you deal with Beau’s lines

How to Get Rid of a Bruised Lip from Kissing and Juvederm

Bruises on the face are never fun. Having a bruise on the lips is likely to get you a number of funny looks. Where the bruise is obtained from kissing and making out, it can leave you with such a guilty conscience as well as leave you at your wits end explaining the cause. In such cases, all you want is to eliminate the bruise and save yourself from the funny looks and endless questions. In most cases, bruises require no medical attention. Left on their own, they will clear between seven to fourteen days. This duration can, however, be shortened by boosting quick healing. We discuss the details of these and much more below.

How to Stop Dry Heaving in the Morning, after Drinking and Eating

Wondering why you are going through dry heaving in the morning, after eating or even after vomiting? Find out the causes, how to stop dry heaving with home remedies as well as permanent cures.

Spontaneous Bruised Eyelid Symptoms, Causes and Treatment

A bruised eyelid can make you conscious about your appearance. Below we look at the causes, symptoms, overnight, spontaneous and unexplained eyelid bruising.

Infected Lip Piercing Bump Sign and Care

How long does an infected lip piercing take to heal? This will depend on how timely treatment is and how well the infected piercing is cared for. That is why we researched on the causes of infection, the treatments, sterilization and home remedy options to help hasten the lip piercing healing

How to Get Rid of Eye Boogers in Toddlers during the Day

I recently watched a child eating eye boogers absent minded and couldn’t help but feel disgusted. There wasn’t much I could do though. I later on went on and researched on the topic to learn more about the same. Below I discuss my findings on eye boogers on toddlers and babies, their causes, why you may experience a lot of gunk and what you can do to prevent their formation.
Eye Boogers Going by other names such as sleep in eyes, eye mattering, eye pus and eye gunk, eye boogers are a combination of oil, mucus, skin cells and debris that tend to accumulate in the eyes as you are sleeping. The characteristics of the boogers varies. They could be dry, sticky or crusty and take various coloration such as yellow, white, brown of green.

Eyebrow Microblading Healing and After Care

We have all seen eyebrow tattoos gone wrong. This is never anyone’s wish seeing what an important facial feature eyebrows are. In 2016, social media has been flooded with images of brows on fleek with participants seeking to show off their brow game. It is in this year that the eyebrow microblading trend has picked up.

Sunburned Lips Symptoms, Treatment and Prevention

Sunburned lips are lips that have suffered the consequences of sun damage. When lip skin is subjected to direct UV rays without sunscreen protection, it suffers burns. With time, blisters that could be confused for cold sores may appear. Below we explore the symptoms, treatments as well as things you can do for sunburned lips prevention

Itchy Eyebrows Causes and Treatment

The eyebrows are quite conspicuous and seeing that they are on the face, everyone is bound to notice when something is wrong about them. One common concern among both men and women is itchy eyebrows. What could lead to this uncomfortable situation and how do you salvage yourself. we did some research regarding the same and came up with the information we have put down below

Scabs on Lips not Cold Sores and Won't Heal

In this post you will find out what the scabs on lips that are not cold sores are and the reasons why they are not healing. Some treatment and options on how to get rid of them using natural home remedies have also been suggested.
What are Scabs on Lips When the skin is hurt, a blood clot forms to stop bleeding. As time goes by, the blood clot hardens forming a hard protective layer on the wounded skin. This is what is referred to as a scab. It forms as part of the healing process whenever the skin is wounded.