Blood blister in mouth: Pictures and treatment
Learn about the causes of blood blisters in the mouth, including injury, oral herpes, stress, and oral cancer. How are blood blisters treated?
Atopic eczema: One size does not fit all
Five distinct subgroups of eczema have been identified by researchers, a finding that helps explain how the condition can affect people at different stages of their lives.
What causes skin on the fingertips to peel?
There are many potential causes of skin peeling on the fingertips, including hand-washing, dermatitis, and changes in the weather. Learn more.
How to get rid of a bruise: Home remedies
Home remedies for bruises may be able to speed up healing, minimize their appearance, and prevent them from happening in the first place.
Can cannabis help treat psoriasis?
Can the active cannabinoids in cannabis be an effective treatment for itchy and painful psoriasis? We look at the evidence in this article.
What can you do to make your nails grow faster?
A look at how to make your nails grow faster. Included is detail on the way that diet can impact nail health, and the home remedies to promote nail growth.
All you need to know about angular cheilitis
A look at angular cheilitis, a condition where pain occurs in the corners of the mouth. Included is detail on risk factors, complications, and diagnosis.
What is hypertrichosis?
Hypertrichosis is a condition that causes excessive hair growth all over the body. Learn more about the types and causes in this article.
Psoriasis severity may influence type 2 diabetes risk
A study shows that not only is psoriasis independently tied to risk of type 2 diabetes, but that the risk rises with severity of the skin disease.
Some sugars are good for you, engineers discover
A new use for sugar has been uncovered, which can aid healing and encourage blood vessel formation, say scientists. This would help tackle the increasing number of non-healing skin wounds associated with age, poor blood supply and diabetes. The breakthrough research could save money for health service providers in the UK and overseas, say the authors.
Parent-supplied photos allow pediatric dermatology diagnoses with no office visit in most cases
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Using smartphone cameras, parents can reliably take high-quality photographs of their child's skin condition to send to a dermatologist for diagnosis. This finding suggests that direct-to-patient dermatology can accurately provide pediatric dermatology care.
Water baths as good as bleach baths for treating eczema
For patients suffering from eczema (atopic dermatitis), dermatologists will sometimes recommend bleach baths to decrease bacterial infection and reduce symptoms. But a new study found no difference in the effectiveness of a bleach bath compared to regular water baths. In addition, bleach baths can cause stinging and burning of skin, and occasionally even trigger asthma flare-ups in patients.
What is burning mouth syndrome?
Burning mouth syndrome causes a painful burning sensation on the tongue or in the mouth. Learn more about the potential causes in this article.
What you should know about yellow tongue
A look at yellow tongue, a condition resulting in a yellow coating on the surface of the tongue. Included is detail on who is at risk and complications.
Psoriasis severity linked to increased risk of type 2 diabetes
People with psoriasis are at a higher risk to develop type 2 diabetes than those without psoriasis, and the risk increases dramatically based on the severity of the disease. Researchers found people with psoriasis that covers 10 percent of their body or more are 64 percent more likely to develop diabetes than those without psoriasis, independent of traditional risk factors such as body weight.
Five life hacks for healthy skin
Keeping your skin looking healthy and radiant can be a constant battle. We have put together some tips to maintain a clear and glowing complexion.
How to get rid of a nose piercing bump
Even with the best aftercare, a bump may form around a nose piercing. In this article, learn how to treat and prevent a nose piercing bump.
Tattoo aftercare tips
Proper tattoo aftercare is essential for keeping the design looking good and preventing infection. Learn more about how to care for a new tattoo.
Cancer immunotherapy uses melanin against melanoma
Researchers have developed a melanin-enhanced cancer immunotherapy technique that can also serve as a vaccine, based on early experiments done in a mouse model. The technique is applied via a transdermal patch.
Best essential oils for treating cold sores
Learn about a range of essential oils that could help treat cold sores. This article also looks at the possible risks and other home remedies to treat this