Monthly Archives: March 2012

Not all red eyes are “pink eyes”

Red eye typically is from conjunctivitis, which literally means “inflammation of the conjunctiva.”   The conjunctiva lines the inside surface of the eyelids and covers the surface of the eye.   It is usually transparent.  When it is inflamed it looks pink … Continue reading

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“My doctor said my itching isn’t from dry skin, but scabies”

Scabies is a skin condition that causes very itchy skin.  It is caused by a skin mite that burrow under your skin and lay eggs.   This is spread by person to person contact, or by picking up a mite from … Continue reading

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