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  • Nov 2017

    What causes skin on the fingertips to peel?

    There are many potential causes of skin peeling on the fingertips, including hand-washing, dermatitis, and changes in the weather. Learn more.

  • Nov 2017

    How to get rid of a bruise: Home remedies

    Home remedies for bruises may be able to speed up healing, minimize their appearance, and prevent them from happening in the first place.

  • Nov 2017

    Can cannabis help treat psoriasis?

    Can the active cannabinoids in cannabis be an effective treatment for itchy and painful psoriasis? We look at the evidence in this article.

  • Nov 2017

    What can you do to make your nails grow faster?

    A look at how to make your nails grow faster. Included is detail on the way that diet can impact nail health, and the home remedies to promote nail growth.

  • Nov 2017

    All you need to know about angular cheilitis

    A look at angular cheilitis, a condition where pain occurs in the corners of the mouth. Included is detail on risk factors, complications, and diagnosis.

  • Nov 2017

    What is hypertrichosis?

    Hypertrichosis is a condition that causes excessive hair growth all over the body. Learn more about the types and causes in this article.

  • Nov 2017

    Psoriasis severity may influence type 2 diabetes risk

    A study shows that not only is psoriasis independently tied to risk of type 2 diabetes, but that the risk rises with severity of the skin disease.

  • Nov 2017

    What is burning mouth syndrome?

    Burning mouth syndrome causes a painful burning sensation on the tongue or in the mouth. Learn more about the potential causes in this article.

  • Nov 2017

    What you should know about yellow tongue

    A look at yellow tongue, a condition resulting in a yellow coating on the surface of the tongue. Included is detail on who is at risk and complications.

  • Nov 2017

    Five life hacks for healthy skin

    Keeping your skin looking healthy and radiant can be a constant battle. We have put together some tips to maintain a clear and glowing complexion.

  • Nov 2017

    How to get rid of a nose piercing bump

    Even with the best aftercare, a bump may form around a nose piercing. In this article, learn how to treat and prevent a nose piercing bump.

  • Nov 2017

    Tattoo aftercare tips

    Proper tattoo aftercare is essential for keeping the design looking good and preventing infection. Learn more about how to care for a new tattoo.

  • Nov 2017

    Best essential oils for treating cold sores

    Learn about a range of essential oils that could help treat cold sores. This article also looks at the possible risks and other home remedies to treat this

  • Nov 2017

    Study says daytime wounds heal faster, but do the data support the claim?

    Researchers say that burn wounds heal faster when they occur during the day, but others argue there are not enough data to draw conclusions.

  • Nov 2017

    What is lichen sclerosus?

    Learn about lichen sclerosus, a skin condition that may cause the formation of white patches. This article looks at the symptoms and treatments.

  • Nov 2017

    How gene therapy saved a little boy's life

    Epidermolysis bullosa gives rise to painful blisters and chronic wounds. Doctors were sure that one little boy was going to lose his life — but he didn't.

  • Nov 2017

    How to tell if a tattoo is infected

    Learn all about the signs and symptoms of tattoo infection, the different types, what causes them to occur, and what can be done to treat them.

  • Nov 2017

    Home remedies for boils

    A boil is a bacterial skin infection that develops in hair follicles and oil glands. In this article, learn how to safely encourage it to heal.

  • Nov 2017

    What is a heliotrope rash?

    A heliotrope rash may appear as a purple rash on or around the eyelids. Learn more about the causes and risk factors of this rash.

  • Nov 2017

    Vitamin D may improve wound healing in burns patients

    New research finds that burns patients with severe wounds recover better if they have high levels of vitamin D, which is known to fight infection.

  • Nov 2017

    Does diabetes cause itching?

    People with diabetes experience skin itching more often than those who do not. Diabetes itching can lead to excessive scratching, pain, and irritation.

  • Nov 2017

    What is dermatitis neglecta?

    Dermatitis neglecta is a skin disorder caused by not cleaning the skin well or often enough. In this article, learn about diagnosis and prevention.

  • Nov 2017

    How do you get rid of keloids?

    A look at keloids and how to get rid of them. Included is detail on why keloids form, their relation to body piercings, and the outlook.

  • Nov 2017

    What are these white spots on my skin?

    What conditions could be behind white spots appearing on the skin? This article looks at the possible causes and treatment options.

  • Oct 2017

    What causes blisters on the feet?

    Learn all about why blisters might form on the feet. What can be done to treat and prevent them, and when is it recommended to see a doctor?