Although home remedies vary widely depending on the condition, the most common home remedy for medical skin conditions is to simply keep the affected area moisturized with a hydrating and soothing substance. For example,... More » Health Conditions & Diseases Skin Conditions

Home remedies for hemorrhoids include dabbing the anus gently with dampened toilet paper, using soaps free of perfumes or dyes, applying ice to the anal area several times a day and taking nonprescription pain relievers,... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

Home remedies for an earache include over-the-counter ear drops, applying a cold pack on the ear for about 20 minutes, chewing, sitting in an upright position and over-the-counter pain relievers, as stated by the Nationa... More » Health Medications & Vitamins

Apple cider vinegar is a helpful home remedy that treats skin fungus conditions, such as athlete's foot and external yeast infections. It is important to remove the dead skin and cleanse the afflicted area prior to treat... More »

There are many causes for contact dermatitis, a condition in which the skin becomes red, itchy, sore or inflamed after direct contact with a particular substance, according to MedlinePlus. However, there are two categori... More » Health Conditions & Diseases Skin Conditions

Some remedies to treat a poison ivy rash are washing the skin area with water, applying cold compresses, using aloe vera gel or witch hazel and taking a warm bath with a colloidal oatmeal product. After direct exposure t... More »

Although each person's skin reacts differently to treatment for dry, itchy skin, some of the most effective remedies include applying petroleum jelly, moisturizer or hydrating hand sanitizer to the affected area, accordi... More » Health Conditions & Diseases Skin Conditions