All You Need to Know About Contact Dermatitis

5th September 2023

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Contact dermatitis is a common skin condition that affects millions of people worldwide. The medical term for contact dermatitis is “eczematous dermatitis.” It occurs when the skin comes into contact with an irritant or allergen, which leads to a rash, redness and itching. If you have ever experienced a rash after coming into contact with…
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Top 10 Recommendations to Protect Your Skin from the Sun

3rd August 2023

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Summer is here, and with it comes the wonderful warmth and sunshine we all love. However, it’s important to remember that the sun can damage our skin if we don’t take the necessary precautions. The most dangerous risk from sun exposure is developing skin cancer: More people are diagnosed with skin cancer yearly in the…
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Seven Common Reasons People Get Skin Tags Removed

7th July 2023

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Skin tags are small, benign skin growths. They can develop on various parts of the body. It is unclear what triggers skin tags specifically, but several potential causes exist. These include: Friction: Skin tags typically appear in body areas where skin rubs skin, such as the groin, underarms and neck. They may also develop in…
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How to Protect Your Skin from Ringworm

12th June 2023

Ringworm is a fungal infection that affects only the skin. Despite what its name suggests, a group of fungi called dermatophytes (which consists of about 40 species)—not worms—cause it. It is common, but preventable. Effective Ways to Prevent Ringworm Getting infected by dermatophytes can cause various symptoms, including itching, red, scaly patches on the skin and hair…
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How Contagious is Herpes?

8th May 2023

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Herpes simplex virus (HSV-1) is a common virus that can cause infections in various body parts. One of the most common forms of herpes is oral herpes, also known as cold sores. It is common because it is contagious. But just how contagious is it, and how does one become infected? Transmission of Oral Herpes…
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Lupus – Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

25th April 2023

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Lupus is a long-term autoimmune disease that affects the body’s immune system, causing it to attack healthy tissues and organs. This disease is characterized by inflammation, pain and damage to various body parts, including the skin, joints, kidneys, lungs and brain. Below are the causes, symptoms and treatment options for lupus. Causes The exact cause…
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Five Psoriasis Triggers to Avoid and How to Manage Flare-ups

13th April 2023

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Psoriasis affects millions of people worldwide. While the exact cause of this chronic autoimmune condition is unknown, specific triggers can worsen the condition and lead to flare-ups. Triggers to Avoid You can reduce your risk of psoriasis flare-ups by identifying and avoiding triggers. Here are five psoriasis triggers to avoid: Stress Stress is a well-known…
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Three Reasons You Should Not Ignore Plantar Warts

3rd April 2023

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Plantar warts are a common foot condition caused by the human papillomavirus (HPV). Although they are not usually a serious health concern, it is essential not to ignore them. Here are three reasons why: They Can Be Painful and Unsightly Plantar warts are often found on the soles of the feet, and they can be…
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Dietary Tips for Managing Alopecia Areata and Reducing Hair Loss

30th March 2023

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You may already know that alopecia is a form of hair loss. However, did you know that there are various types of alopecia? The most common are alopecia areata, alopecia totalis and alopecia universalis. Some types of alopecia, like androgenetic alopecia, are caused by unavoidable factors, such as inherited genes or an unexpected traumatic incident.…
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Rosacea Flare-Ups: Causes, Treatments and Prevention

20th March 2023

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You may have the inflammatory skin condition rosacea if your face looks flushed and you get bumps that resemble acne. What Triggers Rosacea Flare-Ups? People with rosacea have particularly sensitive skin. As a result, a variety of factors can trigger flare-ups. Although rosacea can affect anybody, it is more common among fair-skinned women over 30,…
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