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  • Dec 2019

    Can seborrheic dermatitis cause hair loss?

    Seborrheic dermatitis is an inflammatory skin condition that causes an itchy, flaky rash. Rarely, it causes temporary hair loss. Learn how, and what people can to do treat it, here.

  • Dec 2019

    Dirty makeup sponges harbor dangerous bacteria

    Mounting evidence shows that many beauty products — particularly makeup sponges — become contaminated with potentially harmful bacteria.

  • Dec 2019

    How effective are different hair transplant methods?

    Hair transplants can be an effective treatment for hair loss. Here, we look at how the different types work, as well as their success rates and side effects.

  • Dec 2019

    Bruised face: Treatment and causes

    A bruised face will usually heal on its own. However, some treatments and home remedies may speed up the healing process. Learn more here.

  • Dec 2019

    Does toothpaste work on pimples?

    Many people have tried using toothpaste on pimples, but this alternative treatment method is one to avoid. Learn why this is and what remedies to try instead.

  • Dec 2019

    How much hair loss is normal?

    The average person sheds 50–100 hairs a day as part of the natural hair growth cycle. Learn more about how much hair loss is normal in this article.

  • Dec 2019

    What are the benefits of neem oil for the skin?

    Neem oil contains natural compounds that may support skin health in various ways. Here learn more about the potential benefits and risks of neem on the skin.

  • Dec 2019

    How to treat female hair loss

    Female hair loss happens for many reasons, including natural aging. We cover treatments for hair loss, tips for hair growth, and ways to cope with hair loss.

  • Dec 2019

    What to know about pubic hair loss

    Some people may experience hair loss in the pubic region. Learn about the causes and additional symptoms. We also provide information on the treatment options.

  • Dec 2019

    Penile melanosis: What to know

    Penile melanosis is a benign condition that causes dark patches of skin to appear on the penis. Learn about its appearance and more in this article.

  • Nov 2019

    Causes and treatment of a split lip

    A split lip is a common minor injury with a range of possible causes, including cold weather, skin picking, and dehydration. Learn more here.

  • Nov 2019

    What does it mean when acne is itchy?

    Acne can cause pain and skin irritation, but is it normal for acne bumps to itch? Here, we discuss the causes and treatment of itchy acne.

  • Nov 2019

    Black tongue: Causes and what to do

    Black tongue is a temporary and harmless condition in which the tongue appears to be covered in hair. In this article, learn about the causes of black tongue, as well as how to treat and prevent it.

  • Nov 2019

    Should people use tea tree oil on piercings?

    Tea tree oil is a natural antibacterial and anti-inflammatory substance. Some sources suggest that it can help with piercings and keloid scars. Learn more about tea tree oil for piercings here.

  • Nov 2019

    What causes pain under the left armpit?

    Causes of pain under the left armpit can range from minor skin infections to nerve damage. Learn about these and other causes, as well as when to see a doctor.

  • Nov 2019

    Causes and removal of eyelid skin tags

    Having skin tags develop on the eyelids can be irritating. Learn about why they develop, as well as how to remove them safely and effectively, here.

  • Nov 2019

    Rapamycin has anti-aging effect on human skin

    A small study reveals that rapamycin, a drug with a long history as an immune suppressor, can improve tone and reduce wrinkles and sagging in human skin.

  • Nov 2019

    What is a preauricular pit?

    A preauricular pit is a second hole in the ear that forms before birth. This is not usually a cause for concern, but infection may lead to mild complications. Read this article to learn more.

  • Nov 2019

    What to know about fissured tongue

    Fissured tongue causes a person to develop one or multiple grooves on their tongue. It is not usually a serious condition but can lead to some mild complications. Read this article to learn more about the causes and treatment.

  • Nov 2019

    Hair loss on temples: Everything you need to know

    There are several potential reasons why a person might lose hair on the temples. Read on to find out the various causes and their associated treatments.

  • Nov 2019

    What is Ludwig's angina?

    Ludwig’s angina is a rare, serious skin infection that affects the floor of the mouth and the neck. Learn about its symptoms, causes, and treatments here.

  • Nov 2019

    Facial warts and how to remove them

    Warts are harmless growths that develop in response to a viral infection. Sometimes, warts may appear on the face. Read on to find out how to treat facial warts and when to see a doctor.

  • Nov 2019

    How to treat hair loss from medication

    A variety of medications can cause hair loss as an unintended side effect. Learn about whether the hair will regrow and how to treat hair loss here.

  • Nov 2019

    What to know about nabothian cysts

    Nabothian cysts are benign bumps on the cervix. They do not usually cause problems. Learn about their causes, symptoms, and treatments here.

  • Nov 2019

    What causes hair loss on the legs?

    Hair loss on the legs can occur as a result of lifestyle factors or an underlying health condition. Learn more about the potential causes of hair loss on the legs, and how to treat them, here.