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6 Common Health Issues and What To Do About Them

Men skin careNo one truly has flawless skin, not all the time anyway. Skin issues can sometimes sneak up on you and cause a little embarrassment, like a pimple on the end of your nose or a itch you shouldn’t be scratching.

While skin issues can be annoying and embarrassing, you don’t need to just suck it up. There are things you can do to help deal with your skin problems, internally and externally. You really just need to look at what causes some of them, check out over the counter medicines and herbal remedies, and talk to your doctor if you’re having no luck in the battlefront on your own.

Skin Tags

Skin tags are strange little tags of excess skin that stick out from your nice smooth skin. They often happen around the eyes, in the armpits, and other areas where friction happens. Friction is one of the causes of these annoying little skin flecks. Obese and overweight people get them more commonly.

There are oil treatments you can buy at the store that claim to make them go away, or shrink them. There are also home remedies that may do the same thing, like tea tree oil. However, skin tags are harmless, and unless it’s bothering you by blocking sight or in a place where it hurts because of clothing friction, it’s fine to have them. If you have an issue with it your doctor can lance it to remove it.

Pimples

Pimples aren’t just for teenagers. Adults get them as well, and sometimes often. While they can be a sign of a hormone imbalance, sometimes they are just a product of packed sweat glands. Showering regularly can help, and so can adding some tea tree oil to your body wash.

During the winter, when you’re sweating in your sweater, back acne can become more prevalent. Make sure you give your skin a chance to breath each day and this will help you battle embarrassing back acne.

Rosacea

Rosacea, symbolized by a butterfly red rash across your face, has no real known cause, but those that suffer from it see it happen when they do things like eating spicy foods, drinking alcohol, and even when they are stressed.

One of the best ways to avoid this embarrassing skin ailment is to keep a record of the things that trigger it and stop doing them. If spicy foods are a trigger, cut them out or at least cut back on the spices. Your doctor may prescribe different acne treatments or antibiotics, if you are interested in going that route.

Contact Dermatitis And Fungal Infections

Hives, allergic reactions, jock itch, ring worm, and athlete’s foot are all things that can make us it, and be pretty embarrassing. When you are suffering from itchy skin, no matter where it itches, the first thing you need to do is find out what’s causing it.

Foot itch or jock itch, and even ring worm, can be fought with anti-fungal creams. If you have contact dermatitis or hives, an antihistamine cream is probably the answer. If your itch is bad, see your doctor. Also, try soaking in a tub of oatmeal for some relief!

Hemorrhoids

Hemorrhoids can literally be a pain in the butt. They are caused by inflammation in the anal region, for many reasons. Maybe you strained too hard, or maybe it was irritated by diarrhea. Either way, it can be itchy and very painful.

There is help, aside from not straining. Look for natural hemorrhoids treatment products that don't contain alcohol, which is drying and sometimes even more painful. Remember to just take it easy whenever this ailment strikes. If it happens often, talk to your doctor.

You don’t have to be ashamed or live in embarrassment. Most people will go through one or more of these skin issues in their lives. You just need to deal with it quickly, naturally and when that doesn’t work, don’t be afraid to talk to your doctor, this is what they are trained for!

A post by Ryan Kh (406 Posts)

Ryan Kh is author at LeraBlog. The author's views are entirely his/her own and may not reflect the views and opinions of LeraBlog staff.
I'm Ryan, a business graduate with specialization in finance and marketing. After receiving bachelor degree, currently I am pursuing my master degree in IT cause I believe IT skills are very important in the contemporary business world. I'm passionate about writing stuff and blogging on Business / Tech / Marketing (like strategic decision making and digital business strategy) to intensify my skills.

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