Skin Disorders

Smoker’s Face

Certain sultry scenes from the great Hollywood classics have come to define our notion of glamor and elegance. Think of drop-dead gorgeous Lauren Bacall locking

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Scabies

What is scabies? This is probably the itchiest disease you can get. Even its name comes from a Latin word meaning “to scratch,” and you’re

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Chancroid

What is chancroid? Chancroid (pronounced shan-kroid) is a sexually transmitted disease caused by a bacterium called Hemophilus ducreyi. Though it’s most prevalent in developing and

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Acne

Why do I have acne? No matter what you may have heard, eating lots of chocolate or greasy food won’t give you zits. The real

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Aloe Vera

What is aloe vera? The aloe vera plant (Aloe barbadensis) is the source of two very different herbal products: aloe gel and aloe juice (also

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