Archive | April, 2016

Second degree sunburn

Exposure to the sun for long hours can result to second degree sunburn. It affects the deeper layer of the skin and also damages the tissues of the deeper layers. The damage can cause blisters and results to infection and scarring. Second-degree sunburn can also damage the nerve endings which are close to the skin. […]


Keloids are abnormal growths of fibrous scar tissues on the skin caused by the healing process of certain wounds. They are described as shiny, fibrous nodules or lesions that are rubbery. Keloids can range from red to dark brown or pink to flesh in color. The shoulders, back and the chest are common areas affected […]