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Melasma in Women

Melasma, or the mask of pregnancy, is a skin problem that is caused by an excess of pigmentation and is determined by female sexual hormones. Melasma is a condition that affects mostly women. Causes of Melasma in Women Melasma occurs when there are female sexual hormones (progesterone and estrog ...Continue Reading

Melasma in Women

Melasma, or the mask of pregnancy, is a skin problem that is caused by an excess of pigmentation and is determined by female sexual hormones. Melasma is a condition that affects mostly women. Causes of Melasma in Women Melasma occurs when there are female sexual hormones (progesterone and estrog ...Continue Reading

Causes of Herpes and How it is Spread

Herpes is a highly contagious disease that causes sores on the genitals and/or the mouth. The skin may burn, itch or become inflamed. If you notice sores or any of these symptoms, it is important to see a physician for diagnosis and information about how to control herpes outbreaks and avoid spreadi ...Continue Reading

Causes of Herpes and How it is Spread

Herpes is a highly contagious disease that causes sores on the genitals and/or the mouth. The skin may burn, itch or become inflamed. If you notice sores or any of these symptoms, it is important to see a physician for diagnosis and information about how to control herpes outbreaks and avoid spreadi ...Continue Reading

The Major Causes of Eczema

The exact cause of eczema is not well known, but researchers have determined that there is a genetic disposition for developing this skin condition. People with eczema have a different skin composition that is more susceptible to irritation and bacteria. A defect in the filaggrin gene, responsible f ...Continue Reading

The Major Causes of Eczema

The exact cause of eczema is not well known, but researchers have determined that there is a genetic disposition for developing this skin condition. People with eczema have a different skin composition that is more susceptible to irritation and bacteria. A defect in the filaggrin gene, responsible f ...Continue Reading

Key Methods for Wart Prevention

Warts are caused by contact with the human papillomavirus, or HPV. Warts are skin growths that may appear on various parts of the body and may take several different shapes or appearances depending on the type of wart. Avoiding Contact The best way to avoid warts is to avoid contact with the human ...Continue Reading

Key Methods for Wart Prevention

Warts are caused by contact with the human papillomavirus, or HPV. Warts are skin growths that may appear on various parts of the body and may take several different shapes or appearances depending on the type of wart. Avoiding Contact The best way to avoid warts is to avoid contact with the human ...Continue Reading

What is Herpes?

Most people have heard of herpes, but many do not fully understand the condition. Learning more about herpes and risk factors associated with it may be helpful in preventing the spread of the disease from one patient to another. Causes of Herpes Herpes is caused by the viruses herpes simplex 1 and ...Continue Reading

What is Herpes?

Most people have heard of herpes, but many do not fully understand the condition. Learning more about herpes and risk factors associated with it may be helpful in preventing the spread of the disease from one patient to another. Causes of Herpes Herpes is caused by the viruses herpes simplex 1 and ...Continue Reading

What is Eczema?

Eczema is a group of skin conditions that are caused by a defect in the filaggrin gene which is responsible for how the skin is formed and how it functions. Eczema sufferers have a weakened epidermal layer which makes them susceptible to developing eczema and allergies. Atopic Eczema Eczema can ta ...Continue Reading

What is Eczema?

Eczema is a group of skin conditions that are caused by a defect in the filaggrin gene which is responsible for how the skin is formed and how it functions. Eczema sufferers have a weakened epidermal layer which makes them susceptible to developing eczema and allergies. Atopic Eczema Eczema can ta ...Continue Reading

Wart Removal: When to Call the Doctor

Although many types of warts go away on their own, you may be uncertain as to whether or not you should go to your doctor for a wart treatment. Warts are caused by the virus known as human papillomavirus, or HPV. There are over 100 identified types of HPV, and the body’s immune system can so ...Continue Reading

Wart Removal: When to Call the Doctor

Although many types of warts go away on their own, you may be uncertain as to whether or not you should go to your doctor for a wart treatment. Warts are caused by the virus known as human papillomavirus, or HPV. There are over 100 identified types of HPV, and the body’s immune system can so ...Continue Reading

Wart Treatment: Creams

Warts are skin lesions that occur as a result of the papilloma virus that attacks the immune system. The warts typically disappear with no treatment within one year after they appear, as soon as the immune system has produced the cells that fight off the infection with the papilloma virus. Creams ...Continue Reading

Wart Treatment: Creams

Warts are skin lesions that occur as a result of the papilloma virus that attacks the immune system. The warts typically disappear with no treatment within one year after they appear, as soon as the immune system has produced the cells that fight off the infection with the papilloma virus. Creams ...Continue Reading

Wart Removal: Cryosurgery

Available modalities for wart treatment range from home-based topical remedies to extensive surgeries for recurrent and large warts. Cryosurgery, or cryotherapy, involves repeatedly freezing and thawing areas of the skin that are to be removed. The freeze-thaw cycles will cause the affected skin a ...Continue Reading

Wart Removal: Cryosurgery

Available modalities for wart treatment range from home-based topical remedies to extensive surgeries for recurrent and large warts. Cryosurgery, or cryotherapy, involves repeatedly freezing and thawing areas of the skin that are to be removed. The freeze-thaw cycles will cause the affected skin a ...Continue Reading

Wart Treatment: Duct Tape Occlusion Therapy

Wart treatment may include duct tape occlusion therapy, DTOT. This type of treatment is very simple and involves keeping the warts covered with duct tape. In time, the warts may fall off. The efficiency of this treatment is questionable. How DTOT Works The duct tape occlusion therapy is easy to ...Continue Reading

Wart Treatment: Duct Tape Occlusion Therapy

Wart treatment may include duct tape occlusion therapy, DTOT. This type of treatment is very simple and involves keeping the warts covered with duct tape. In time, the warts may fall off. The efficiency of this treatment is questionable. How DTOT Works The duct tape occlusion therapy is easy to ...Continue Reading

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