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  • Jan 2020

    What to know about skin blemishes

    There are many different types of skin blemish, many of which are harmless. Learn about some blemishes, including their appearance, causes, and treatment, here.

  • Jan 2020

    What to know about typhus

    Typhus is a rare bacterial infection that people can acquire from insect bites. Discover its symptoms, risk factors, and the treatment options available.

  • Jan 2020

    Exercises and remedies for Baker's cysts

    A Baker’s cyst is a sac of fluid that forms behind the knee. Here, learn about exercises and remedies that can help with prevention and treatment.

  • Jan 2020

    Stages of cold sore development: What to know

    There are five stages of having a cold sore: tingling, fluid-filled blisters, burst blisters, dried out sores, and healing. Learn more here.

  • Jan 2020

    How can we reduce our exposure to potentially harmful aluminum?

    A new study from Germany suggests that many people have an overly high intake of aluminum compounds. The authors advise on how to minimize possible risks.

  • Jan 2020

    10 causes of an itchy face

    A person might experience an itchy face for a variety of reasons. In this article, learn more about the possible causes and how to treat them.

  • Jan 2020

    Bacitracin vs. Neosporin: What's the difference?

    Bacitracin and Neosporin are two types of over-the-counter antibacterial cream. Learn about the differences, uses, and risks in this article.

  • Jan 2020

    Itchy rash: 8 types

    Many different factors and conditions can lead to an itchy rash, including eczema, skin allergies, and psoriasis. Read about some of them here.

  • Jan 2020

    7 causes of anal bumps

    One or more bumps can form on the anus for a variety of reasons. Read this article to learn about the causes and their treatment options.

  • Jan 2020

    What to do if bleach gets on the skin

    Bleach is corrosive and can cause irritation if it comes into contact with the skin, eyes, or airways. Learn what to do about exposure here.

  • Jan 2020

    Differentiating ingrown hairs and herpes

    People may sometimes confuse herpes and ingrown hairs because they can cause similar symptoms. Learn how to tell the difference here.

  • Jan 2020

    What are the early signs and symptoms of shingles?

    The symptoms of shingles in the early stages can vary hugely among individuals but typically include burning or pain in an area on one side of the body. Learn more here.

  • Jan 2020

    How to remove dead skin from the face

    Exfoliating the skin on the face is a good way to remove dead skin cells. In this article, we look at various exfoliants and what to avoid so as not to damage the skin.

  • Jan 2020

    Removing the core of a boil: What to know

    A boil is a painful bump that contains a core of pus. Read on to find out how a person can safely alleviate boil symptoms at home, and when to see a doctor.

  • Dec 2019

    Does masturbation cause acne?

    There are many misconceptions about masturbation. One myth is that masturbation actually causes acne. Read this article to learn more about this apparent link between acne and masturbation.

  • Dec 2019

    Are some makeup ingredients toxic?

    Although many ingredients in makeup are safe, some common ingredients can be harmful to both the body and the environment. Learn more here.

  • 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.