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Health Tip: If You Bruise Easily

Health Tip: If You Bruise Easily

(HealthDay News) — A bruise typically forms when small blood vessels near the skin’s surface break from an injury, says Mayo Clinic. Blood then leaks from the vessels, appearing as a black-and-blue mark. Some people are more prone to bruising than others. Latest Skin News Bruising easily may be triggered by: Sometimes, bruising easily can […]

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Hair Loss Not Just a Male Problem

Hair Loss Not Just a Male Problem

Latest Skin News FRIDAY, Aug. 2, 2019 (HealthDay News) — The sad sight of a receding hairline is not limited to men, a dermatologist says. Hair loss is just as common in women, and it can occur due to factors such as genetics, and the hairstyles and hair products used by women. It’s important to […]

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Does vitamin A help reduce skin cancer risk?

Does vitamin A help reduce skin cancer risk?

Vitamin A is a nutrient that is essential for maintaining good health, but could consuming it help lower the risk of skin cancer? One new study has found a link between vitamin A intake and reduced skin cancer risk. Dietary vitamin A may help reduce the risk of developing a common form of skin cancer. […]

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Stitches

Stitches

Stitches facts A picture of stitches or sutures Wounds or lacerations must be explored and thoroughly cleaned prior to closure. Stitching or suturing is considered a form of minor surgery. Suture materials vary in their composition and thickness, and the choice of the appropriate material depends upon the nature and location of the wound. Staples, […]

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efinaconazole (Jublia)

efinaconazole (Jublia)

What is efinaconazole Jublia, and how does it work (mechanism of action)? Efinaconazole is a topical (applied to the skin) antifungal used for the local treatment of fungal infections of the toenails. Efinaconazole destroys fungal cells by inhibiting fungal lanosterol 14α-demethylase, an enzyme required to make ergosterol, an important fungal cell wall component. Without cell […]

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What to do about itchy pubic hair

What to do about itchy pubic hair

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Health Tip: Hair Transplants for Baldness

Health Tip: Hair Transplants for Baldness

(HealthDay News) — A hair transplant is a surgical procedure in which hairs are moved from an area of thick growth to bald areas of the scalp. Latest Skin News Hair transplants can improve the appearance and self-confidence of those who are balding, says the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. Risks of hair […]

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Can you safely pop a blister?

Can you safely pop a blister?

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Causes of yellow feet

Causes of yellow feet

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zinc oxide topical (Desitin and Others)

zinc oxide topical (Desitin and Others)

What is zinc oxide? Topical zinc oxide is a non-prescription (OTC) over-the-counter) mild astringent with weak antiseptic properties. It is a skin protectant that is used to treat and prevent various skin conditions including minor abrasions, burns, chafing, diaper rash, insect bites, and minor skin irritation. What brand names are available for zinc oxide? Ammens […]