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

An effective home remedy for a small boil is putting a damp, warm washcloth on the boil several times a day, according to Mayo Clinic. This helps the boil burst and drain, typically within 10 days, says WebMD. More » Health Conditions & Diseases

Home treatments for a carbuncle include applying warm compresses, washing and covering the affected area with a sterile bandage, and taking certain over-the-counter medications, states WebMD. Avoiding squeezing the carbu... More » Health Conditions & Diseases Skin Conditions

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

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

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 »