Swimmer’s Ear Home Remedy

Swimmer’s ear, also referred to as otitis externa, is the painful swelling of the outer ear canal caused by bacterial infection. Since the condition occurs due to increased accumulation of water in the ears, it is more common among those involved in regular swimming, diving, or water sports. There are some simple home remedies that might provide relief from the discomfort in the ears.

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Home Remedies for Canker Sores

Canker sores (Aphthous ulcers) are small ulcerous sores of white, gray or yellow color with a red border. It may occur in different parts inside your mouth like the tongue, soft palate or even in the inner regions of your cheek. The burning or tingling sensation caused by it might make it difficult for you to eat. Given are certain useful home remedies that may help you to get relief from these painful sores.

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Home Remedies for Blackheads

Blackheads (open comedones) are miniature bumps appearing on the skin when the hair follicles are blocked by oils (sebum produced in the sebaceous gland) and dead skin cells. Being a mild form of acne, they occur primarily on the face, but can even be seen in other parts like arms, chest, neck, back and shoulders. Here are some convenient remedies you can apply at home for getting rid of blackheads.

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Home remedies for boils

A boil is an infection of the skin, originating in the oil gland or hair follicle, resulting in painful swelling, reddening of the skin and lump formation. Mostly appearing on the face,  back, armpits, buttock, shoulder, and neck, boils mainly occur because of the Staphylococcus or staph bacteria. The swollen area gradually turns white when pus starts accumulating under the skin as the white blood cells begin to fight infections. Certain home remedies can be used to provide relief from boils in its initial stage. Continue reading

Home Remedies for Sunburn

Sunburn is a form of radiation burn to the skin from overexposure to the ultraviolet (UV) radiation of the sun. Sunburns can be classified into first-degree-burns and second-degree-burns, the latter causing extreme pain and red blisters, along with possible damage to the nerve endings. The symptoms typically take around 2 hours to develop after your body, including your lips, eyes and scalp, has been exposed to the sunlight. Continue reading