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  • Mar 2019

    How to remove henna: 7 easy methods

    Henna is a popular method of temporary tattooing. It usually fades over several weeks, but there are many methods that can make it disappear faster. Learn more here.

  • Mar 2019

    10 natural remedies for dandruff

    Dandruff is a common skin problem that affects the scalp. Learn how to get rid of dandruff with natural remedies including tea tree oil and lemongrass.

  • Mar 2019

    How to remove warts with salicylic acid

    Warts are usually harmless but can be bothersome if they appear in certain areas. Learn how to use salicylic acid for wart removal in this article. We also cover other treatment options.

  • Mar 2019

    Meningitis rash: Pictures, symptoms, and test

    In its later stages, meningitis can cause distinct marks on the skin that look like a rash. In this article, we look at the symptoms of meningitis and pictures of the rash. We also discuss other possible causes of these marks.

  • Mar 2019

    Hot tub folliculitis: Everything you need to know

    Hot tub folliculitis is a skin infection that occurs as a result of bacteria in hot tubs, baths, and pools. Learn more about the causes, symptoms, and how to prevent it here.

  • Mar 2019

    Skin moisturizer could reduce risk of disease

    Dry and damaged skin can be uncomfortable but, according to a new study, it might also increase the risk of some age-related chronic diseases.

  • Mar 2019

    What to know about heat rash in babies

    Babies are more likely to get heat rash than adults. In this article, we look at why babies get heat rash, different types of rash, and how a caregiver can prevent heat rash in a baby.

  • Mar 2019

    Hand pressure points: Everything you need to know

    There are several pressure points on the hands that reflexologists believe are linked to other parts of the body. Learn more about them here.

  • Mar 2019

    CBD for acne: Does it work?

    There is some evidence to suggest that CBD oil can help treat acne by reducing the production of sebum and fighting bacteria on the skin. Learn more about CBD oil for acne here.

  • Mar 2019

    Lysine for cold sores: Does it work?

    Lysine is an amino acid that may help prevent cold sores. Most people get lysine from their diet. In this article, Learn more about whether it is effective and how to use it.

  • Mar 2019

    What's the best shower frequency?

    The ideal frequency of showering depends on the season and a person’s age and lifestyle. It is possible to shower too much and cause skin issues. Learn more about how often you should shower here.

  • Mar 2019

    What to know about genital warts in women

    Human papillomavirus (HPV) is a very common sexually transmitted infection. Some types of HPV can cause genital warts, which can develop on the vulva, vagina, and cervix. Learn more about the causes, treatment, and prevention of genital warts in women here.

  • Mar 2019

    Mouth sores: Everything you need to know

    Mouth sores are a common complaint, and they can occur for a variety of reasons, including irritation, hormonal changes, and infection. Learn about the causes and treatment of mouth sores here.

  • Mar 2019

    Top 10 cold weather tips for psoriatic arthritis

    In many people with psoriatic arthritis, cold weather can cause symptoms to flare. In this article, we discuss ways to manage psoriatic arthritis in cold weather, both in the short and long term.

  • Mar 2019

    What do skin infections look like?

    A skin infection occurs when parasites, fungi, or germs such as bacteria break into the skin. Some examples of these invaders include scabies, the herpes virus, and lice. Here, learn more about skin infections and what they look like.

  • Mar 2019

    What does scabies on the penis look like?

    Scabies is an infestation of the skin by tiny parasitic mites. On the penis, scabies can cause crusty, blister-like sores and intense itching that may get worse at night. Scabies mites spread through close, prolonged contact between people, such as during sex. Learn more about scabies on the penis here.

  • Mar 2019

    Health benefits of baking soda and lemon juice

    Mixing baking soda with lemon juice has become a popular home remedy for treating several conditions. Here, we examine the scientific evidence for whether this combination can improve the skin, treat heartburn and indigestion, and whiten teeth.

  • Mar 2019

    Causes of muscle twitches and how to relieve them

    Many factors can cause a muscle twitch, including exercise, nutrient deficiencies, and health conditions that affect the nervous system. Muscle twitches are not usually serious. In this article, we look at the causes, treatment, and prevention of muscle twitches.

  • Feb 2019

    How to use coconut oil for hair

    Coconut oil offers a variety of benefits for the hair, which include reducing frizz and preventing the damage that harsh chemicals and pollution can cause. Learn how to use coconut oil for hair here.

  • Feb 2019

    Ringworm in babies: Everything you need to know

    Ringworm is a fungal infection that causes a distinctive raised rash. Babies are particularly prone to ringworm because they are often in close contact with others. Learn more about ringworm in babies here.

  • Feb 2019

    How to recognize and treat a burn blister

    A burn blister is a fluid-filled covering of skin that forms after a burn. People should avoid popping a burn blister, as it plays a vital role in protecting the skin underneath. Learn about how to treat a burn and the resulting blister in this article. We also cover types of burns and when to see a doctor.

  • Feb 2019

    What to know about winter rash

    A winter rash is when the skin becomes dry, cracked, and painful during the winter. It usually results from cold, dry conditions. In this article, we look at the causes, symptoms, and treatments of winter rash.

  • Feb 2019

    What causes post-cesarean wound infections?

    Cesarean wound infections occur when bacteria enter the incision. In this article, we look at the causes, types, and treatments for post-cesarean wound infections.

  • Feb 2019

    ¿Qué son estas manchas blancas en mi piel?

    Las manchas blancas en la piel generalmente surgen cuando las proteínas cutáneas o las células muertas quedan atrapadas debajo de la superficie de la piel.

  • Feb 2019

    Diez causas comunes de la mastalgia

    El 70% de las mujeres sufre dolor en una o ambas mamas y solo el 15% requiere tratamiento. Es muy común en las más jóvenes y durante la menstruación. Se suele describir como una quemazón o constricción, y puede relacionarse con cambios hormonales. Descubra las causas, prevención y gestión en este artículo.