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Fungal Nails

Fungal Nails

Medically reviewed by Joseph Palermo, DO; Board Certificate: Internal Medicine/Geriatric Medicine REFERENCES: Baran, R., R.J. Hay, and J.I. Garduno. “Review of Antifungal Therapy, Part II: Treatment Rationale, Including Specific Patient Populations.” J Dermatolog Treat 19.3 (2008): 168-175. Brillowska-Dabrowska, A., S.S. Nielsen, H.V. Nielsen, and M.C. Arendrup. “Optimized 5-Hour Multiplex PCR Test for the Detection of […]

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Pitted keratolysis: What to know

Pitted keratolysis: What to know

Pitted keratolysis is a bacterial infection of the skin that affects the soles of the feet or the palms of the hands. People with physical jobs that require them to wear enclosed footwear for extended periods, such as those working as farmers or soldiers, may be more likely to develop the infection because bacteria thrive […]

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What to know about thyroid function and hair loss

What to know about thyroid function and hair loss

Hair loss can occur when the thyroid gland is not working correctly. The thyroid gland is a butterfly-shaped gland situated in the lower front part of the neck. The thyroid gland makes thyroid hormones, which the body uses for energy, to stay warm, and to keep the organs and muscles working properly. The most common […]

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Health Tip: Getting a Clean Shave

Health Tip: Getting a Clean Shave

(HealthDay News) — Shaving without cutting yourself or missing patches of hair can be a challenge, says the American Academy of Dermatology. Latest Skin News To get a proper shave, the academy recommends: Before you shave, wet your skin and hair. Shave in the direction that the hair grows. Rinse after each swipe of the […]

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Vestibular papillomatosis: Everything you need to know

Vestibular papillomatosis: Everything you need to know

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Health Tip: Advice for Better Looking Hair

Health Tip: Advice for Better Looking Hair

(HealthDay News) — Maintaining smooth, shiny hair doesn’t have to be difficult. The products and techniques you use to wash your hair can go a long way, says the American Academy of Dermatology. Latest Skin News The academy suggests you: Wash oily hair more frequently. Concentrate shampoo on the scalp. Use conditioner after every shampoo. […]

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Why are my forearms itching?

Why are my forearms itching?

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Dr. Pimple Popper Highlights Exotic Skin Conditions

Dr. Pimple Popper Highlights Exotic Skin Conditions

By Adam Townsend on 10/30/2019 1:49 PM Latest Skin News Source: MedicineNet Health News Dr. Sandra Lee, pus-busting dermatologist, returned to television this summer for the third season of her hit TLC show, Dr. Pimple Popper, and her network may have plans to keep the noxious-yet-satisfing secretions flowing. It appears TLC brass have made no […]

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What is trichotillomania?

What is trichotillomania?

Trichotillomania, or pathological hair pulling, is a common but underdiagnosed psychological disorder. People with trichotillomania experience an overwhelming urge to pull out their hair. Many people who have trichotillomania may not know that they have a diagnosable condition. They may simply view their hair pulling as a bad habit. Others may experience severe physical and […]

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Blepharoplasty (Eyelid Surgery)

Blepharoplasty (Eyelid Surgery)

What is eyelid surgery (blepharoplasty)? The recovery time after blepharoplasty is usually short. An eyelid lift, or blepharoplasty, is a procedure to remove skin and to add or remove fat from the eyelids. The term “eyelid lift” is a misnomer because the eyelid is not truly lifted during surgery. Upper blepharoplasty surgery uses incisions to […]