Psoriasis vs Eczema

It’s not surprising that many people can’t tell the difference between psoriasis and eczema. After all, both can cause red, inflamed or peeling skin. The two conditions are different and, in many instances, the treatment is different. They also feel …

What is Scarguard?

Overview Scarguard is a brand of pharmaceutical products which aid in treatment of scars and related skin conditions. Scars develop when the skin is injured as the body makes collagen to fill the gap. This area often looks different from …

What is AMERIGEL?

Overview AMERIGEL is a line of skin and wound care products developed by Amerx Health Care Corporation. They treat a wide range of skin conditions and promote the healing of cuts, burns, wounds, and ulcers. They also help to keep …

Can you use Neosporin on lips?

Overview The simple answer is “yes”. Are you thinking about regular Neosporin triple antibiotic ointment? If you are, you can put it on your lips if necessary. Neosporin contains the antibiotics bacitracin, neomycin, and polymyxin. It is used to prevent infections …

Is Angular Cheilitis Contagious?

Overview Angular cheilitis is marked by inflammation of the corners of the mouth. Sensitive, sometimes painful sores appear when the corners get irritated. Without intervention, the corners of the mouth can become dry and lesions can appear. Angular cheilitis is …

Cheilitis Granulomatosa

Overview Cheilitis granulomatosa refers to the persistent, lumpy swelling of the lips. It is also called cheilitis granulomatosa and it is one form of orofacial granulomatosis. The latter is characterized by persistent enlargement of the soft tissues of the mouth, …