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  • Feb 2019

    What to know about skin ulcers

    There are many types of skin ulcers, with different causes and treatments. In this article, we look at the symptoms of skin ulcers and common types, as well as treatments and home remedies.

  • Feb 2019

    Hemp oil benefits list

    The potential benefits of hemp oil include improved heart, skin, and brain health. Research is ongoing, and it might uncover additional benefits. Learn more about the benefits of hemp oil here.

  • Feb 2019

    Is my C-section scar OK?

    People who give birth by cesarean delivery, or C-section, may have an infection during the healing process. Signs of infection include fatigue and chills. Prevention involves washing the wound with soap and water and keeping it covered for as long as a doctor advises. Learn more about C-section wound infections here.

  • Feb 2019

    Which vitamins and minerals are good for acne?

    There are many over-the-counter products and prescription medications for treating acne. However, some vitamins and minerals may also help prevent and treat acne. Learn which ones here.

  • Feb 2019

    What to know about dermatitis herpetiformis

    Dermatitis herpetiformis is a skin condition that results from gluten sensitivity. This article discusses the causes, symptoms, and treatments of dermatitis herpetiformis.

  • Jan 2019

    Home remedies for calluses

    Calluses are hard, thickened areas of skin that result from excessive rubbing or pressure. Although they can be uncomfortable, calluses are rarely serious, and a person can usually treat them at home. Here, we discuss seven home remedies for getting rid of calluses.

  • Jan 2019

    10 foods rich in vitamin E

    Vitamin E is an essential nutrient that plays a role in supporting the immune system, skin health, and blood vessel function. Learn about which foods contain the most vitamin E here.

  • Jan 2019

    How to tell if a penis rash is from HIV

    HIV can cause a rash to develop on the penis. This is an early symptom of HIV that may spread to other areas of the body. The rash may appear red or crusty. There are other potential causes. Learn more here.

  • Jan 2019

    Best 6 ways to relieve chapped lips

    Chapped lips are a common and uncomfortable problem. In this article, we look at ways to get rid of chapped lips, including home remedies and tips for prevention. We also describe the causes of chapped lips.

  • Jan 2019

    Treatment and prevention of spider veins

    Spider veins are smaller and thinner than varicose veins and usually appear on the face or legs. They are generally painless and do not cause any health problems. However, some people may wish to treat them for cosmetic reasons. Learn more about the causes, treatment, and prevention of spider veins here.

  • Jan 2019

    Which herbs can help with psoriasis?

    Herbs have a long history in the treatment of skin conditions. Recent review studies suggest that certain herbs can help with the symptoms of psoriasis. In this article, we look at the effectiveness and side effects of herbs and other plant treatments for psoriasis.

  • Jan 2019

    What to know about contusions

    A contusion is the medical term for a bruise. They may affect the bones, muscles, skin, eyes, mouth, and many of the internal organs. Learn more about types of contusion here.

  • Jan 2019

    Can Noxzema help with eczema?

    Noxzema is an anti-acne cream designed to clear pimples. In this article, we look at whether Noxzema products can also help with eczema, and we discuss the research, risks, and alternatives.

  • Jan 2019

    How to identify a hepatitis C rash

    Hepatitis C can cause many symptoms including skin issues such as jaundice, itching, and blood spots. Other symptoms may also be present. Learn how to identify a hepatitis C rash here.

  • Jan 2019

    What to know about papular eczema

    Papular eczema, which causes patches of small bumps on the skin, is a less common form of eczema. In this article, we look at the symptoms, causes, risk factors, and treatments for papular eczema.

  • Jan 2019

    Is this rash baby acne or eczema?

    Baby acne and eczema are two skin conditions that commonly affect young babies. In this article, we look at their similarities and how to tell them apart. We also cover treatment options and when to see a doctor.

  • Jan 2019

    Top 12 natural remedies for eczema

    Many natural remedies can relieve the dry, itchy skin that eczema causes, including aloe vera, coconut oil, special baths, and essential oils. In this article, we discuss the best natural remedies for eczema and how to use them.

  • Jan 2019

    Which skin conditions can mimic psoriasis?

    Several skin conditions can have similar symptoms to psoriasis, and this can lead to a misdiagnosis. Learn about other conditions that look like psoriasis, and tips for getting the right diagnosis, here.

  • Jan 2019

    How are psoriasis and HIV related?

    Doctors estimate that 1 to 3 percent of people with HIV also have psoriasis. In this article, we explore the link between the two, and how the treatments for HIV and psoriasis might interact.

  • Jan 2019

    Does biotin help with psoriasis?

    Some people use supplements of biotin, or vitamin B-7, to manage the symptoms of psoriasis. In this article, we look at the effectiveness, risks, and alternatives to biotin for psoriasis.

  • Jan 2019

    Treating a chalazion at home

    A chalazion is a small, painless lump that can develop on the eyelid. Anyone can a get a chalazion, but they are more common in people with an underlying skin condition. Chalazia usually heal on their own within a few weeks. Learn more here.

  • Jan 2019

    What to know about psoriasis remission

    Psoriasis symptoms tend to come and go in periods of flares and remission. In this article, we discuss what to expect from psoriasis remission and how to prevent or reduce psoriasis flares.

  • Jan 2019

    Can tamanu oil help with psoriasis?

    Tamanu oil is a traditional remedy for various skin conditions. In this article, we look at the effectiveness of tamanu oil for treating psoriasis. We also consider the other uses and possible risks of this oil and provide alternative natural treatment options.

  • Jan 2019

    Can castor oil help with psoriasis?

    Many people with psoriasis use castor oil both to moisturize and to soothe flare-ups. In this article, we look at what the research says, how to use castor oil, and which types to try.

  • Jan 2019

    How to prevent psoriasis flares

    People can use certain treatments, home remedies, and lifestyle changes to prevent psoriasis flare-ups. Learn about 11 ways to prevent psoriasis flares here.