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Hair loss in children: What to know

Hair loss in children: What to know

Many adults expect to lose some hair as they age, but hair loss in children can cause alarm, especially when they become upset about bald spots or thin hair. However, hair loss in children is relatively common. Hair loss in children may have different patterns to adult hair loss. For example, androgenetic alopecia, or pattern […]

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Rosehip oil: Benefits and how to use it on the face

Rosehip oil: Benefits and how to use it on the face

Rosehip oil comes from the seeds of the rosehip fruit. Its rich antioxidant content suggests it may be useful for treating a number of skin conditions. As an oil, it may also have potential as a cleanser and makeup remover. Many skincare companies now offer rosehip oil either in its pure form or as an […]

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Can saw palmetto help with hair loss?

Can saw palmetto help with hair loss?

If you buy something through a link on this page, we may earn a small commission. How this works. Saw palmetto is a popular herbal remedy. Some people use it to reverse or prevent hair loss, but there is not yet enough scientific evidence to confirm that it is effective. Serenoa repens, or saw palmetto, […]

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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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Vestibular papillomatosis: Everything you need to know

Vestibular papillomatosis: Everything you need to know

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Why are my forearms itching?

Why are my forearms itching?

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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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What can cause toe swelling?

What can cause toe swelling?

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What causes breast itchiness without a rash?

What causes breast itchiness without a rash?

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