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  • Jun 2019

    What to know about bruising easily

    Possible causes of easy bruising include certain medications, liver disease, and vitamin deficiencies. The treatment options will depend on the cause. Learn more about why some people may bruise more easily here.

  • Jun 2019

    What causes a lump on the areola

    A lump on the areola may have a variety of causes, including skin irritation and bacteria. Treatments depend on the cause. Learn more about the causes and treatments of a lump on the areola here.

  • Jun 2019

    Lupus pictures and symptoms

    Lupus is an autoimmune disease that causes a wide variety of symptoms. In this article, see pictures of lupus symptoms and learn more about the different types of this condition.

  • Jun 2019

    How to treat razor bumps

    Razor bumps can develop when a person shaves and the hair gets trapped beneath the skin. In this article, learn about how to get rid of razor bumps and prevent future ones from forming.

  • Jun 2019

    The best ways to get rid of dark spots on black skin

    Dark spots, usually due to hyperpigmentation, are a common issue for people with black skin. In this article, learn about how to get rid of dark spots with home remedies and medical treatments.

  • Jun 2019

    Black skin care: The top 5 tips

    Everyone can benefit from a personalized skin care routine. Black skin is prone to certain issues, including acne and hyperpigmentation. Here, we list five skin care steps for black skin.

  • Jun 2019

    What causes penis skin to peel?

    Many factors can cause the skin on the penis to peel, including chafing, allergic reactions, skin conditions, and infections. Learn about the causes of penis skin peeling and how to treat it here.

  • Jun 2019

    What to know about eyebrow hair loss

    Many factors can cause thinning or hair loss in the eyebrows, including hormonal imbalances, diet, some health conditions, and certain medications. This article looks at the causes and treatments for eyebrow hair loss.

  • Jun 2019

    What to know about acropustulosis

    Acropustulosis is a skin condition that causes pus-filled blisters. It is most common in babies but can also affect adults. This article covers the symptoms, causes, diagnosis, and treatment of acropustulosis.

  • Jun 2019

    What to know about skeeter syndrome

    Skeeter syndrome is an allergic reaction to a mosquito bite. It may involve swelling and a fever. Treatment may involve taking antihistamines or using topical steroids. Learn more about skeeter syndrome, including how to prevent it, here.

  • Jun 2019

    Is hair loss a side effect of Adderall?

    Adderall is a combination drug for the short-term treatment of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and narcolepsy. Although it is generally a safe and effective drug, it can cause a range of side effects. Alopecia, or hair loss, is a potential but uncommon side effect of taking Adderall. Learn more here.

  • Jun 2019

    Can acupuncture help with psoriasis?

    Many researchers have looked at the effects of acupuncture on psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis. In this article, we look at how acupuncture can help, what the research says, and how to get acupuncture for psoriasis.

  • Jun 2019

    What to know about betamethasone

    Betamethasone is an inflammation-reducing corticosteroid that helps treat a range of skin conditions. Learn about the types, uses, and side effects of this medication here, as well as the warnings regarding its use.

  • Jun 2019

    What to know about collagen supplements

    Collagen supplements can help improve skin health. Collagen is a protein that promotes skin elasticity. Most people can take collagen supplements without experiencing negative effects. Learn more here.

  • May 2019

    What to know about pustules

    Pustules are large, pus-filled pimples. In this article, we discuss the causes and symptoms of pustules. We also look at treatments and home remedies to get rid of them.

  • May 2019

    Causes and treatments for thinning hair

    It is normal to experience some amount of hair thinning as people age. In other cases, there may be a medical cause. This article looks at the causes, treatments, and home remedies for thinning hair.

  • May 2019

    What to know about a blood clot in the arm

    A blood clot in the arm can be a dangerous health problem. If the clot dislodges and travels to the lungs, it can block the flow of blood there, causing the tissue to die. As a result, a blood clot in the arm requires prompt treatment. Learn about the signs and symptoms of a blood clot here, as well as how to treat it.

  • May 2019

    What to do about dry skin on the penis

    Dry skin on the penis may have a variety of causes, including unlubricated sex or masturbation, eczema, or psoriasis. Many home remedies, such as moisturizers, can help. Learn more here.

  • May 2019

    How to get rid of ice pick scars

    Ice pick scars are small, deep scars that can develop following severe acne. A person cannot usually treat ice pick scars at home, but a number of professional treatments can help reduce their appearance. Learn more here.

  • May 2019

    Different types of nipples

    There are many types of nipples, including puffy, hairy, protruding, and inverted. These types are based on appearance and come with no health risks. Learn more about types of nipples here.

  • May 2019

    What to know about open wound care

    An open wound leaves internal tissue exposed. They require special care depending on the type of wound. Minor open wounds may not require medical treatment. Learn more about open wound care, including how and when to treat them, here.

  • May 2019

    Bentonite clay: 11 benefits and uses

    Bentonite clay is a popular home remedy for removing impurities from the skin and bodily systems. This article explores the evidence behind 11 alleged health benefits of bentonite clay.

  • May 2019

    Everything you need to know about heat intolerance

    Heat intolerance is when someone feels too warm in temperatures that other people find comfortable. It can be a mild discomfort or significantly affect a person's quality of life. Learn about the causes and more here.

  • May 2019

    What are the benefits of cocoa butter?

    Cocoa butter is a popular home remedy for skin health. In this article, we look at the evidence behind various benefits of cocoa butter and possible side effects.

  • May 2019

    How to treat and prevent razor burn near the vagina

    Shaving the hair around the vagina can sometimes cause razor burn, which can lead to skin irritation and pain. Razor burn tends to get better on its own, but trying home remedies and over-the-counter creams can help provide relief. Learn more about how to treat and prevent razor burn in the pubic area here.