Boils and styes
Boils are skin infections that occur around a hair follicle or oil gland. To treat a boil or stye at home, dermatologists recommend following these tips.
Bug bites and stings
To treat a sting from a bee, wasp, or hornet, dermatologists recommend these tips.
Learn how you can safely treat bug bites and stings at home and when you need to see a dermatologist.
Although warm, spring weather means more time outdoors, it also means more bugs - like bees, ticks, and mosquitoes. To help prevent bug bites, dermatologists recommend following these tips.
As tick populations grow and spread across the country, reduce your risk of getting a tick-borne disease by removing any ticks that attach to your skin.
Burns, cuts, and other minor wounds
To prevent chafing that can lead to blisters, dermatologists recommend following these tips.
When the temperature dips below freezing, follow these tips from dermatologists to stay warm and prevent frostbite.
Although first-degree burns are not as serious as higher-degree burns, they can hurt quite a bit and can leave a scar if not properly treated. To treat a first-degree burn at home, follow these tips from dermatologists.
Cuts from a sharp knife or a piece of glass are very common. Fortunately, most can be safely treated at home with a few simple steps. To treat a minor cut, follow these tips from board-certified dermatologists.
Splinters are easy to remove with the proper tools and technique. To remove a splinter, dermatologists recommend following these tips.
Your skin can burn if it gets too much sun without proper protection from sunscreen and clothes. Follow these dermatologists' tips to help relieve the discomfort from a sunburn.
View tips from dermatologists for reducing the appearance of scars caused by injuries.