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  • Oct 2019

    Some keto diets may exacerbate skin inflammation

    A study in mouse models with psoriasis-like skin inflammation suggests that ketogenic diets with a very high fat content may exacerbate skin problems.

  • Oct 2019

    What to know about peptides for health

    Peptides are small chains of amino acids. People use products with peptides for their potential benefits, including to slow aging or build muscle. Learn about peptides, what they do, and safety here.

  • Oct 2019

    Hidradenitis suppurativa: What to know

    Hidradenitis suppurativa is a long term inflammatory skin condition. Learn about the causes, symptoms, treatment options, and home remedies in this article.

  • Oct 2019

    What to know about milia under the eyes

    Milia are small bumps of trapped keratin. They are common on the face, especially under the eyes and on the cheeks and forehead. Learn more in this article.

  • Oct 2019

    How to treat pregnancy acne

    Hormonal changes can cause pregnancy acne. We discuss the appearance of pregnancy acne, whether acne is an early sign of pregnancy, and whether it continues after pregnancy.

  • Oct 2019

    What to know about tinea capitis

    Tinea capitis, also called scalp ringworm, is a fungal infection. People may sometimes confuse it with other scalp conditions. Learn about its causes, symptoms, and treatments here.

  • Oct 2019

    What causes cysts on the penis?

    Many factors can cause a cyst to form on the penis, and the cyst can lead to varying symptoms. Here, we discuss the causes, symptoms, treatment options, and risk factors of penile cysts.

  • Oct 2019

    How air pollution may lead to hair loss

    New research explains the effect of pollution particles on hair follicle cells and suggests that the mechanism explains why pollution leads to hair loss.

  • Oct 2019

    What is Stevens-Johnson syndrome?

    Stevens-Johnson syndrome is a rare disorder of the skin and mucous membranes that may be life threatening. A person usually has flu-like symptoms first and then develops a red or purple rash on the body that blisters and peels.

  • Oct 2019

    What causes sores on the penis?

    Many sores on the penis occur due to sexually transmitted infections or chronic skin conditions. Learn about 12 possible causes and their treatments here.

  • Oct 2019

    Tips for cleaning and unclogging nose pores

    When skin pores become clogged, they can appear larger. Here, we discuss the best ways to clean and unclog pores on the nose and support healthy skin.

  • Oct 2019

    Should you pop a hemorrhoid?

    In this article, we discuss why popping a hemorrhoid is not safe and can cause more serious problems. We also look at advised treatment options for hemorrhoids.

  • Oct 2019

    Indoor tanning and skin cancer risk across the years

    Researchers looking at indoor tanning and cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma find that the overall number of tanning sessions links to increased risk.

  • Oct 2019

    What to know about sagging testicles

    As a normal part of aging, the scrotum loses elasticity, and the skin starts to sag. Some medical conditions can also cause the skin to appear saggy. Learn more about saggy balls and how to treat them here.

  • Oct 2019

    What are the health benefits of triphala?

    Triphala, an Ayurvedic herbal preparation, may improve oral and digestive health and support skin healing, among other possible benefits. Here, learn what the research has to say about its uses and risks.

  • Oct 2019

    6 ways to tighten loose skin

    There are many causes of loose, sagging skin, including aging, rapid weight loss, and pregnancy. Learn about ways to prevent and tighten loose skin here.

  • Oct 2019

    Stretch marks on the thighs: What to know

    The thighs are a common area for stretch marks to appear, especially in females. Learn about the types, causes, and treatment of stretch marks on thighs here.

  • Oct 2019

    Everything you need to know about reishi mushrooms

    Reishi mushrooms have many purported benefits, including boosting the immune system and shrinking tumors. Little evidence supports these claims, however. Learn more here.

  • Oct 2019

    Irritated vulva: Causes and what to do

    An irritated vulva can happen for many reasons, ranging from a reaction to a new laundry detergent to long term infections. Learn more about the causes and how to treat them here.

  • Oct 2019

    Tips for reducing thigh cellulite at home

    Cellulite can give the skin a dimpled appearance, and it frequently affects the thighs. Here, learn what a person can do at home to reduce the appearance of cellulite.

  • Sep 2019

    What causes vulvar itching that is worse at night?

    Vulvar itching that gets worse at night has many possible causes. These include bacterial vaginosis, yeast infections, and allergies. Learn about more these and other causes and how to treat them here.

  • Sep 2019

    What to know about cellulitis from bug bites

    Cellulitis is a skin infection that can occur at sites of skin breakage, including those due to bug bites. Learn more about the signs and symptoms, as well as when to see a doctor.

  • Sep 2019

    How can birth control help with acne?

    When acne occurs due to hormonal imbalances, taking birth control pills can often help. This article looks at how birth control pills treat acne, the different types, and their side effects.

  • Sep 2019

    What to know about viral rash in adults and babies

    A range of viral infections, including shingles, chickenpox, and measles, can cause a skin rash. Learn more about the types, symptoms, and treatment of a viral rash here.

  • Sep 2019

    Home remedies for peeling skin on the face

    Sunburn, dry skin, reactions, and skin conditions can all cause peeling skin on the face. Here, we look into these and other causes and the remedies that can help.