Stretch marks FAQ – Answered by Dermatologists


Why do stretch marks form? Stretch marks are visible scars on the skin, the appearance of which is usually caused by hormonal changes in the body that marks the woman’s like – puberty, pregnancy, and menopause. Men can also get such scars – usually,┬áthe reasons are related to fast weight changes or bodybuilding. Striae do not pose health risks but have a negative impact on our...

Ingrown nails – Causes,Treatment & Prevention

Ingrown Nail

What is an Ingrown Nail? An ingrown nail (unguis incarnatus, toenail) is a condition which may occur on both toenails and fingernails and is caused by the pressure from the ingrowth of the nail edge into the skin surrounding the nail. Ingrown nail is accompanied by disturbing pain and inflammation in the area caused by the fact that the sharp edge of the toe/fingernail literally digs into the...

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