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Possible causes of a lump on the back of the neck hairline

Possible causes of a lump on the back of the neck hairline

Lumps and bumps are relatively common along the hairline at the back of the neck. Some possible causes can include skin irritation, acne, cysts, boils, and muscle knots. The skin on the neck hairline frequently comes into contact with potential irritants, such as shampoo, clothing detergent, sweat, and hair-care products. This area of skin is […]

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Atopic Dermatitis

Atopic Dermatitis

What is the treatment for atopic dermatitis? If the disease does not respond to mild local over-the-counter treatment then a physician is required. With proper treatment, most symptoms can be brought under control within three weeks. Topical corticosteroid creams and ointments are the most frequently used treatment. Since many of these are quite potent it […]

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Is a New Remedy for Body Odor on the Horizon?

Is a New Remedy for Body Odor on the Horizon?

Latest Skin News MONDAY, April 15, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Danish researchers have sniffed out a potential new weapon to fight armpit odor. It’s zinc oxide, or ZnO. The strategy was inspired by hospital wound care. Because putting zinc oxide on open surgical wounds reduces corynebacteria and the bad smell it creates, researchers thought it […]

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What to know about scabs on the face

What to know about scabs on the face

Scabs are protective crusts of dried blood clots that form over wounds. Scabs on the face can occur because the face has a cut or scrape. They can also form on the face as a result of acne, an allergic reaction, or another illness.Scabbing is a natural reaction. It allows the body to protect itself […]

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Sunscreen may help maintain blood vessel health

Sunscreen may help maintain blood vessel health

It is a well-known fact that sunscreen protects us against sunburn and reduces the risk of skin cancer. According to a recent study, sunscreen might also help our blood vessels maintain function. According to a new study, sunscreen might offer benefits beyond protecting against skin cancer. Scientists have known for many years that ultraviolet radiation […]

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Sunscreen’s Secret Bonus: It Could Help Keep You Cool

Sunscreen’s Secret Bonus: It Could Help Keep You Cool

By Alan MozesHealthDay Reporter Latest Skin News THURSDAY, April 11, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Sunscreen may do double duty when you’re outside on a summer day, keeping you cool as it protects your skin from the sun’s harmful rays. New research suggests how: When unprotected skin is exposed to the sun’s ultraviolet (UV) rays, skin […]

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Dry nipples: Causes and treatment

Dry nipples: Causes and treatment

The nipples are a very sensitive part of the body. Dry nipples can cause discomfort and itching, but the causes are usually harmless.Both men and women can experience nipple issues. Depending on the cause, the nipples may feel itchy or sore, and the skin may appear cracked or flaky. Most causes of dry or itchy […]

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Is Beauty In Your DNA?

Is Beauty In Your DNA?

By Amy NortonHealthDay Reporter Latest Skin News THURSDAY, April 4, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Beauty is in the eyes of the beholder, but it might also be tucked away in a handful of genes. Using genetic information on nearly 4,400 white adults, researchers found that certain genetic mutations were tied to people’s beauty ratings from […]