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Fayne Frey, MD
The poison ivy rash is intensely itchy but there are a number of home remedies and prescription medications that can bring relief.
If you find a growth on your skin, how do you know if it's cancer? You likely won't but a dermatologist will. Many skin cancers are curable if found early.
These rare skin cancers are important to know about because they may be mistaken for other more benign conditions delaying their diagnosis.
Proper handwashing is an essential step to protect yourself from infectious agents, such as coronavirus. It can, however, lead to dry skin and hand eczema.
Basal cell carcinoma is the commonest skin cancer while sebaceous carcinoma is very rare. Both require early diagnosis for the best outcomes.
There's no good evidence that using shampoo has any health benefits or risks. However, shampoos have made it easier to get pleasing cosmetic outcomes.
The FDA does not approve cosmetics in the same way that it approves drugs. However, it does regulate many aspects of production, packaging, & distribution.
The results of studies examining the impact of antioxidants and free radicals on health are mixed showing benefits and harm for both.
Dandruff is common and often embarrassing. It is usually treated with a dandruff shampoo but if it doesn't get better, be sure to consult a dermatologist.
News stories about sunscreen abound. They claim that they get into your bloodstream, reduce vitamin D, and even kill coral. What's true and what's not?
Myths abound about acne but science shows it's a chronic inflammatory condition affecting hair follicles and oil glands. Effective treatments are available.
Ever spent a lot of money on skin care products that didn't live up to their hype? Chances are you've been deceived by the beauty industry more than once.
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