14 Natural Home Remedies And Treatments For Swollen Lymph Nodes

Lymph nodes or lymph glands can be found in various parts of our body and are important for our immune system. these glands help the body fight microbes and other harmful external agents.

Lymph nodes can be found in the armpits, the groin, behind the ears, the neck and underneath the jaw.

Lymphadenopathy or lymphadenitis is what is known as swollen or inflamed lymph nodes. Swollen lymph nodes can be caused by numerous infections which include ear infection, common cold, gingivitis, tonsillitis, and skin diseases.

Swollen lymph nodes could be painful and tender.

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16 Natural Home Remedies And Treatments To Stop Itchy Scalp

Having to scratch an itchy scalp can be embarrassing especially when done in public. It could also lead to discomfort, hair loss, and low self-esteem.

Some of the common causes of itchy scalp include; sebaceous cyst, seborrheic dermatitis (dandruff), poor personal hygiene, poor diet, dry scalp, microbial or viral infection.

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15 Natural Home Remedies And Treatments To Get Rid Of Dandruff

Dandruff can occur due to inflammatory skin conditions, dry skin, irritated oily skin, or growth of bacteria or fungus on the scalp. Dandruff, also known as seborrheic dermatitis, can lead to itchy scalp and formation of unwanted dry flakes on the scalp.

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13 Natural Home Remedies And Treatments To Get Rid Of Scalp Acne And Pimples

Acne, and pimples, that occur on the scalp often appear as pustules. Pustules are red, inflamed, pus-filled acne. Scalp acne can be caused by a number of factors which include; having unwashed oily hair, using greasy hair products, stress, dirty environment, often use of headgear, hormonal changes.

The scalp, like other parts of the body, secretes sebum (oil) and if bacteria in the scalp combine with dead cells on the scalp and sebum, they may block scalp pores which could lead to acne.

Symptoms of scalp acne/pimple include; inflammation, pain, itching, and redness. If scalp acne is left untreated, it could exacerbate to folliculitis.

Treating scalp acne involves proper hair care that can be done from home. However, if the pain is very severe, you could visit a dermatologist. Antibiotics are usually prescribed in such cases.

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13 Natural Home Remedies and Treatments For Corns And Calluses

Corns are thick and hardened skin layer that forms when the skin is subjected to continual intense pressure or friction. Calluses are larger than corns. Foot corns and calluses are the most common form of corns/calluses.

People that are physically active, such as athletes, and people that tend to wear ill-fitted shoes tend to have corns and calluses. Corns most often develop on the toes, especially the top and sides of the toes.

Other people that tend to have corns include; people with bunions or hammertoes, people with scars or warts on their feet and people with damaged sweat glands.

Symptoms of corns and calluses include; hard raised skin bump, thick and rough skin, pain when pressing on the corn.

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14 Natural Home Remedies And Treatments For Mosquito Bites

Mosquitoes feed on human and animal blood to survive. They use their proboscis to puncture the skin of the host and suck blood.

A person may not know when a mosquito bite occurs as the mosquito puncture is very small. However, the after effects and symptoms of the bite may range from annoying to potentially fatal.

These symptoms may include itching, swelling, bruising and may lead to fatal illnesses such as malaria and dengue.

You should endeavor to wear long sleeves and trousers or long garments if you are in an area susceptible to mosquito or mosquito breeding.

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