All Contagious Topics

Herpes Gladiatorum

Herpes gladiatorum is an infectious condition, caused by the herpes viruses and easily transmitted from one person to the other (skin-to-skin contact). The condition was…

Staph Infection in Nose

Staph infection is an infection from Staphylococcus bacteria that usually affect the skin particularly the nose or the inside of the nose. Staphylococcus aureus is…

Sun Blisters on Lips

When summer comes, everyone wants just one thing and that is to go out and enjoy the sun. However, not everyone takes into account the…

Filiform Warts

Filiform warts are benign fleshy growths on the skin, which appear in persons who have been infected with the human papilloma virus. In general, warts…

Fordyce Spots on Lips

What are Fordyce spots? Also known as Fordyce granules or Sebaceous Prominence, the Fordyce spots that appear on the lips are actually tiny and visible…

Allergic Conjunctivitis

What is Allergic Conjunctivitis? Allergic conjunctivitis is an immunologic response to an allergen, causing the conjunctiva and sometimes the cornea to become inflamed. The allergic…

Tinea Capitis

What is Tinea Capitis? Tinea capitis is a fungal infection involving the superficial layer of the scalp and the hair shafts. It is also termed…

Stasis Ulcer

What is Stasis Ulcer? Stasis ulcer is a skin condition characterized by the ulceration of the skin that is deemed to result from venous insufficiency…

Prurigo Nodularis

What is Prurigo Nodularis? Prurigo nodularis is an inflammatory skin condition characterized by the onset of itchy papules in the extremities. The itch and scratch…

Nail Psoriasis

What is Nail Psoriasis? Generally psoriasis is a skin condition but it can affect your toenails and fingernails too. When it affects your toenails or…

Pharyngitis

What is Pharyngitis? Pharyngitis is defined as the inflammation of the pharynx that often results in the condition known as a sore throat. The condition…

Cellulitis

What is Cellulitis? This is a common bacterial infection in the deepest layers of your skin that can be serious. Cellulitis is not the same…

Necrotizing Fasciitis

What is Necrotizing Fasciitis? This medical condition is also referred to as the Flesh Eating Bacteria disease and it is very rare for a person…