Autoimmune Disease – An Unfocused and Confused Immune System

An autoimmune disease is not a health ailment that is related to being in an automobile or working on one. It has to do with the body recognizing what should or not trigger the immune system to jump into action. When the human body believes there is a pathogen, disease, virus, bacteria, or something else ...

What Is Turner Syndrome?

Give Me an “X”…Give Me Another “X”…Give Me a Little of a “Y” Turner syndrome is a genetic disorder from an extra “x” chromosome, a missing “x” chromosome, or partially formed “y” chromosome in a female’s genetic makeup. It is commonly diagnosed in infancy, but mild cases may not be diagnosed until puberty or later. ...

The 7 Worst Things You Could Do To Your Halo Nevus 1

A halo nevus is a mole or other skin lesions that are surrounded by depigmented skin. Eventually, the white skin may overtake the mole, and the skin may eventually return to its normal skin color. There is no reason to treat the halo nevus unless there are signs of cancer. Treating it isn’t the worst ...

Not About The Cure Of Vitiligo But About The Basics

Marble cake is any cake with more than one color or flavor. This unique cake takes more time to make, which makes it more desirable. When it comes to humans, multicolored skin is unique, but not desirable. About one and a half million people in the United States have vitiligo, which is a skin condition ...

Cancer Is Not The Only Cause Of Skin Lesions

With modern day medical advances, cancers that went undiagnosed in the past are now being diagnosed and many of them at very early stages. Prompt detection partnered with advancements in treatment has improved the chances of survival after a cancer diagnosis. Since there are more people diagnosed with and surviving cancer than ever before, it ...

Using Tattoos to Cover A Halo Nevus

A halo nevus doesn’t need treatment unless there are signs of melanoma, which is skin cancer. Some people choose to have a mole removed for cosmetic reasons, but surgery has its risks and may even leave a scar. Though getting a tattoo also has some risks, there are fewer risks than surgical removal of a ...

Removal Process For A Halo Nevus – Irreconcilable Differences

A halo nevus, which is a mole that has a halo of depigmented skin around it, is a peaceable skin lesion that can be left alone and will keep to itself not bothering anyone. When it is left to live out its life without interference, the halo will spontaneously takeover the mole. Eventually, the non-pigmented ...

Zyclara Medication For Skin Lesions With Cancer

Zyclara is a medication known as imiquimod (im′i-kwī′mod). It is a cream that is used topically on the skin to treat halo nevus when there are pre-cancerous cells on the face or the head and actinic keratoses. This medication works by modifying the immune system’s response by activating the release of cytokines, which are chemicals ...

Understanding Treatment For Halo Nevus

Halo nevus is a mole, red spot, or other small round skin blemish that is surrounded by a circle (halo) of lighter, depigmented skin. It is rare for it to be cancerous so generally there is no treatment needed. If the halo nevus doesn’t display any signs or symptoms of melanoma (skin cancer), it can ...

Halo Nevus Melanoma – The Attention Seeking Risk

When it comes to a halo nevus being a sign of skin cancer, which is known as melanoma the risk is very low. It is uncommon and even considered rare for the mole surrounded with a halo to be cancerous. For some reason, these moles stimulate the immune system to remove it through a slow ...