Cellulitis is an infection of the deeper subcutaneous layers of the skin with a classic set of signs and symptoms including redness, pain, and warmth, and swelling. (The picture of cellulitis affecting a person’s left leg above shows the redness and swelling, as well as evidence of a bandaged wound on the great toe.)
We are often overwhelmed with the sea of products we encounter at our local pharmacy or retail store. There are…
Chicken pox (also called varicella) is a classically childhood skin disease that is caused by the varicella zoster virus, the same virus that causes shingles in adults.
Cutis marmorata is the name given to a skin condition which appears as a faint, lacy, and red/blue pattern. The image shows the affected areas outlined in red.
Under the guidance of a dermatologist or skin care specialist, expectant mothers can treat their skin during and after pregnancy…
Cyclosporine (also known as ciclosproin) is an immunosuppressant drug. It specifically inhibits T-lymphocytes, a type of immune cell that functions to stimulate and organize an immune response.
Temps are climbing and everywhere you look tootsies are peeking out from cool summer sandals. If you’ve got yours under…
Cutanea larva migrans is skin condition caused by infection with a parasitic worm.
Cowden syndrome is a very rare genetic disease classically manifesting as the appearance of multiple hamartomas – a benign (but still problematic) kind of tumor – both on the skin and within internal organs.