Embarrassing health problems


4.8 out of 5
reviewed by Trustpilot

What’s the best treatment for smelly feet?

What's the best treatment for smelly feet? What causes smelly feet? The medical word for smelly feet is “Bromodosis”. It can happen to absolutely anyone. There are several causes of smelly feet. Three of the commonest causes of smelly feet are: Excessive sweating (Hyperhidrosis) Pitted keratolysis - this is commoner in men. Bacteria [...]

Sweating too much-what causes it and when is it serious?

Sweating too much- what causes it and when is it serious? Sweating is the body’s natural way of cooling down- sweat evaporates from the skin and allows body temperature to drop. Short term increases in sweating may happen in hot surroundings, during exercise or if a person has an acute fever or infection. [...]

What causes warts and what wart treatments work?

What causes warts and what wart treatments work? spread treatment cryotherapy How do you get warts? Warts are caused by the Human Papilloma Virus (HPV). This can affect anyone, but can more easily enter damaged or irritated skin (e.g. if you bite your nails). Children are more prone to [...]

Fungal toenail infections-causes & treatment options

Fungal toenail infection- symptoms, causes & treatment diagnosis causes treatment A fungal toenail infection can be stubborn and hard to get rid of. It may cause less concern in winter, when feet can be hidden away from view. But when summer comes and it’s time for the beach, unsightly [...]

How do you get thrush and how is it treated?

Thrush- what causes it and how is it treated? what is thrush? causes symptoms treatment What is thrush? Thrush is caused by a yeast known as “candida albicans”, which lives naturally in parts of the body including the vagina and bowels. Although candida usually causes no problems, sometimes [...]

Pitted Keratolysis-a common & curable cause of smelly feet

Pitted Keratolysis- a common & curable cause of smelly feet what is pitted keratolysis? symptoms treatment What is Pitted Keratolysis? Pitted Keratolysis is a common cause of smelly feet. But unless you look closely you may not realise you have it. Several different bacteria may be to blame, including [...]

Cold Sores- what treatments actually work?

Cold Sores- symptoms, causes & treatment causes symptoms spread treatment What causes cold sores? Cold sores are an occasional nuisance for some people, but for others they can be a more frequent and troublesome problem. 1 in 5 people suffer from repeated bouts of cold sores or “herpes [...]

Bad breath- what causes halitosis and what can you do?

Bad breath- what causes halitosis and what can you do? what is halitosis? causes treatment Bad breath (or “halitosis” to use its medical name) is a common and embarrassing symptom- it can be stressful in social situations, and may even affect a person’s self-confidence.  Some people may have bad [...]

Why do we get hiccups and what treatments work?

What causes hiccups? What treatment works? what are hiccups? causes treatment What causes hiccups? The diaphragm is a sheet of muscle that separates your chest from your abdomen. It is the main muscle involved in breathing. Hiccups are caused by sudden contractions in the diaphragm- these movements are involuntary, [...]