Rash on Palms and Soles

By Dr. Raj MD on July 21st, 2018 in Skin

The palms and soles are the two parts of the body commonly used on a day to day activity. It is not surprising to know that these parts of the body are prone to injuries and other skin irregularities. However, when there is an itchy rash on palms and soles, it is something that should […]

Continue Reading »

Amoxicillin Rash

By Dr. Raj MD on March 7th, 2017 in Skin

Amoxicillin is an antibiotic belonging to the penicillin family. It is used to treat bacterial infection and available in many forms like tablet, capsule, and oral suspension. It is one of the medicines that causes rash to people who are sensitive to it. The rash is accompanied by other symptoms and usually disappear on their […]

Continue Reading »

Itchy Ankles

By Dr. Raj MD on February 20th, 2017 in Skin

Are your ankles itchy? Does the itch bother you? Did it lead you to scratching your ankle frequently? If yes, then you are suffering from itchy ankles. Such condition is fairly common but at times can be serious and proper care of the ankles should be done. Americans and Caucasians are usually a victim of […]

Continue Reading »


By Dr. Raj MD on July 7th, 2014 in Skin

What is Panniculitis? Panniculitis is the inflammation of the fat and connective tissue that lies underneath our skin. It can also happen in the fatty tissue that surrounds the organs which lies inside our body. The fat under our skin is arranged like a honey comb. The rooms that contain the fat are called lobules […]

Continue Reading »

Maculopapular Rash

By Dr. Raj MD on July 5th, 2014 in Skin

What is Maculopapular Rash? Maculopapular rash is a compound word composed of the words “macule” and “papule.” A macule is a flat blemish or discoloration that measures less than 1 cm. A papule is as elevated lesion measuring less than 1 cm. Combining the two terms, a maculopapular rash is as a smooth skin rash […]

Continue Reading »

Erythema Marginatum

By Dr. Raj MD on June 16th, 2014 in Skin

We hear a lot of types of erythema – erythema marginatum, erythema multiforme, erythema nodosum, erythema this, erythema that. One of these is actually associated with rheumatic fever. How do we know which of these might be a symptom of an illness that leads to a rheumatic heart disease? In this article, you will be […]

Continue Reading »


By Dr. Raj MD on March 29th, 2013 in Skin

Dermatofibroma Definition Dermatofibroma is a small mass like benign skin growth. It is a common overgrowth of the fibrous tissues located in the deeper layer of the skin. The condition of dermatofibroma is non-cancerous (non – malignant), and it can occur anywhere on the body but mainly found on upper arms, back and lower legs. […]

Continue Reading »

HIV Rash

By Dr. Raj MD on March 22nd, 2013 in Skin

HIV stands for Human Immunodeficiency Virus that is responsible to cause AIDS (Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome), a life threatening condition that targets and destroys vital cells in the body. The patients diagnosed with HIV infection have multiple symptoms. Nevertheless, HIV rashes on the skin are one of the common symptoms found in the victims. How does […]

Continue Reading »

Melasma (Chloasma)

By Dr. Raj MD on March 19th, 2013 in Skin

What is Melasma? Melasma, also called as Chloasma faciei or the mask of pregnancy, is a tan or discoloration of the skin. In other words, melasma can be defined as patchy brown or dark brown skin discoloration. The patches can occur on sun exposed body parts but mainly seen on the face. In the condition […]

Continue Reading »

Rash on Inner Thighs

By Dr. Raj MD on March 1st, 2013 in Skin

Having rash on inner thighs is a symptom and not a disease or a health ailment. Rash is a condition of the skin wherein it becomes red, inflamed and itchy. The rashes can happen at any site of the body but here we shall talk about rashes in inner thighs that carry its own significance. […]

Continue Reading »

Back to Top