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Skin-Lightening Cream Could Cause Nerve Damage, CDC Report Warns

Skin-Lightening Cream Could Cause Nerve Damage, CDC Report Warns

Latest Skin News TUESDAY, Dec. 24, 2019 (HealthDay News) — A skin-lightening cream from Mexico that contained toxic mercury left a California woman with significant central nervous system damage, doctors report in a case study. Many weeks after her initial hospitalization, the woman requires “ongoing tube feeding for nutritional support” and can’t speak or care […]

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Hematoma vs. Bruise

Hematoma vs. Bruise

What is a hematoma? What is a bruise? A hematoma is a localized collection of blood in the tissues of the body outside of the blood vessels. Also called a contusion or “black and blue mark,” a bruise is a discoloration of the skin that is a result of leakage of blood from capillaries into […]

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Despite Danger, Tanning Beds Still a Fixture in Many Gyms

Despite Danger, Tanning Beds Still a Fixture in Many Gyms

Latest Skin News By Alan MozesHealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Dec. 23, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Widely condemned for driving up skin cancer risk, tanning beds remain common in that shrine to healthy living: gyms. That’s the finding from a study of tanning beds in three of America’s six largest gym chains: Anytime Fitness, Planet Fitness and […]

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Health Tip: 7 Ways to Prevent Wrinkles

Health Tip: 7 Ways to Prevent Wrinkles

Latest Skin News Are DIY Sunscreens Dangerous? Health Tip: Bed Bug Protection Bedbugs Date Back to T. Rex’s Time Tattoo Inks Recall Due to Bacterial Contamination Curbing a Skin Oil Might Help Curb Acne Want More News? Sign Up for MedicineNet Newsletters! (HealthDay News) — Facial wrinkles can be caused by aging, smoking and sun […]

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Ingrown Hair

Ingrown Hair

What is the treatment for an ingrown hair? Although an ingrown hair can heal on its own and spontaneously dislodge, in some cases, it may be tough to get rid of it. Available treatments include chemical depilatories, improved shaving techniques, topical antibiotics if infected, medical removal of the ingrown hair by small incision and pulling […]

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Does masturbation cause acne?

Does masturbation cause acne?

If you buy something through a link on this page, we may earn a small commission. How this works. There are many misconceptions about masturbation. A lack of research into its long-term effects may contribute to some of these misapprehensions. Both masturbation and acne relate to hormonal changes, but is there a link between the […]

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Ringworm vs. Eczema

Ringworm vs. Eczema

What is ringworm? What is eczema? Ringworm and eczema both cause itchiness. Ringworm is a common fungal infection of the skin (ringworm is also termed tinea or dermatophytosis), and the different types of ringworm are named for the location of the rash on the body (for example, tinea corporis [arm and/or leg], scalp [tinea capitis]). […]

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Are some makeup ingredients toxic?

Are some makeup ingredients toxic?

The following sections look at makeup ingredients that may have toxic effects. People may wish to avoid products that contain these chemicals. Talc Share on PinterestCertain chemicals in makeup may cause health issues. In 2019, the FDA advised consumers to avoid using certain cosmetic items due to them testing positive for asbestos. These items contained […]

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Alopecia Areata

Alopecia Areata

Alopecia areata facts Picture of Alopecia Areata Alopecia areata is peculiar form of hair loss that usually affects the scalp but can occur on any hair-bearing skin. Alopecia areata produces one or more patches of balding without any obvious change in the texture of the affected skin, a non-scarring alopecia. Alopecia areata affects males and […]