- Q Is there a cure for hidradenitis suppurativa?
There is no known cure for hidradenitis suppurativa. However, symptoms can be managed, especially with early treatment. Maintaining a healthy weight, quitting smoking, and avoiding skin infections may help to prevent recurrences. Full Answer
- Q What is Demodex folliculorum?
Demodex folliculorum is a microscopic mite that lives in the skin follicles around the eyelashes. Demodex folliculorum feed on hair-follicle oil secretions. While they do not harm humans, they can irritate the pores of the eyelashes. They can also help... Full Answer
- Q What are the symptoms of urticaria?
Urticaria, or hives, looks like swollen red circles on the skin. The patches are itchy and irritating, and they can appear on any part of the body. In some cases, urticaria can cause the throat to close up, too, making it difficult to breathe. Full Answer
- Q What are ganglion cysts?
Dr. Rachel Rohde, Orthopedic SurgeryGanglion cysts are the most common “masses” in the hand and wrist. They are “outpouchings” of a joint and are filled with joint fluid; this fluid looks like colorless, transparent jelly! You might notice that a cysts changes in... Full Answer