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Latest Dermatology News & Research

At Drummoyne Dermatology we will provide you with the latest news and research on eczema, psoriasis and other diseases of the skin.

Below are some recent authoritative articles on diseases of the skin.

What to know about skin blemishes

What to know about skin blemishes

January 16, 2020
There are many different types of skin blemish, many of which are harmless. Learn about some blemishes, including their appearance, causes, and treatment, here.
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What to know about typhus

What to know about typhus

January 16, 2020
Typhus is a rare bacterial infection that people can acquire from insect bites. Discover its symptoms, risk factors, and the treatment options available.
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Exercises and remedies for Baker's cysts

Exercises and remedies for Baker's cysts

January 15, 2020
A Baker’s cyst is a sac of fluid that forms behind the knee. Here, learn about exercises and remedies that can help with prevention and treatment.
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Stages of cold sore development: What to know

Stages of cold sore development: What to know

January 15, 2020
There are five stages of having a cold sore: tingling, fluid-filled blisters, burst blisters, dried out sores, and healing. Learn more here.
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How can we reduce our exposure to potentially harmful aluminum?

How can we reduce our exposure to potentially harmful aluminum?

January 15, 2020
A new study from Germany suggests that many people have an overly high intake of aluminum compounds. The authors advise on how to minimize possible risks.
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10 causes of an itchy face

10 causes of an itchy face

January 15, 2020
A person might experience an itchy face for a variety of reasons. In this article, learn more about the possible causes and how to treat them.
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Bacitracin vs. Neosporin: What's the difference?

Bacitracin vs. Neosporin: What's the difference?

January 15, 2020
Bacitracin and Neosporin are two types of over-the-counter antibacterial cream. Learn about the differences, uses, and risks in this article.
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Itchy rash: 8 types

Itchy rash: 8 types

January 14, 2020
Many different factors and conditions can lead to an itchy rash, including eczema, skin allergies, and psoriasis. Read about some of them here.
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7 causes of anal bumps

7 causes of anal bumps

January 11, 2020
One or more bumps can form on the anus for a variety of reasons. Read this article to learn about the causes and their treatment options.
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What to do if bleach gets on the skin

What to do if bleach gets on the skin

January 10, 2020
Bleach is corrosive and can cause irritation if it comes into contact with the skin, eyes, or airways. Learn what to do about exposure here.
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Differentiating ingrown hairs and herpes

Differentiating ingrown hairs and herpes

January 10, 2020
People may sometimes confuse herpes and ingrown hairs because they can cause similar symptoms. Learn how to tell the difference here.
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What are the early signs and symptoms of shingles?

What are the early signs and symptoms of shingles?

January 6, 2020
The symptoms of shingles in the early stages can vary hugely among individuals but typically include burning or pain in an area on one side of the body. Learn more here.
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How to remove dead skin from the face

How to remove dead skin from the face

January 2, 2020
Exfoliating the skin on the face is a good way to remove dead skin cells. In this article, we look at various exfoliants and what to avoid so as not to damage the skin.
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Removing the core of a boil: What to know

Removing the core of a boil: What to know

January 2, 2020
A boil is a painful bump that contains a core of pus. Read on to find out how a person can safely alleviate boil symptoms at home, and when to see a doctor.
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Does masturbation cause acne?

Does masturbation cause acne?

December 18, 2019
There are many misconceptions about masturbation. One myth is that masturbation actually causes acne. Read this article to learn more about this apparent link between acne and masturbation.
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Are some makeup ingredients toxic?

Are some makeup ingredients toxic?

December 16, 2019
Although many ingredients in makeup are safe, some common ingredients can be harmful to both the body and the environment. Learn more here.
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Can seborrheic dermatitis cause hair loss?

Can seborrheic dermatitis cause hair loss?

December 9, 2019
Seborrheic dermatitis is an inflammatory skin condition that causes an itchy, flaky rash. Rarely, it causes temporary hair loss. Learn how, and what people can to do treat it, here.
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Dirty makeup sponges harbor dangerous bacteria

Dirty makeup sponges harbor dangerous bacteria

December 6, 2019
Mounting evidence shows that many beauty products — particularly makeup sponges — become contaminated with potentially harmful bacteria.
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How effective are different hair transplant methods?

How effective are different hair transplant methods?

December 6, 2019
Hair transplants can be an effective treatment for hair loss. Here, we look at how the different types work, as well as their success rates and side effects.
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Bruised face: Treatment and causes

Bruised face: Treatment and causes

December 4, 2019
A bruised face will usually heal on its own. However, some treatments and home remedies may speed up the healing process. Learn more here.
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Does toothpaste work on pimples?

Does toothpaste work on pimples?

December 4, 2019
Many people have tried using toothpaste on pimples, but this alternative treatment method is one to avoid. Learn why this is and what remedies to try instead.
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How much hair loss is normal?

How much hair loss is normal?

December 3, 2019
The average person sheds 50–100 hairs a day as part of the natural hair growth cycle. Learn more about how much hair loss is normal in this article.
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What are the benefits of neem oil for the skin?

What are the benefits of neem oil for the skin?

December 3, 2019
Neem oil contains natural compounds that may support skin health in various ways. Here learn more about the potential benefits and risks of neem on the skin.
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How to treat female hair loss

How to treat female hair loss

December 3, 2019
Female hair loss happens for many reasons, including natural aging. We cover treatments for hair loss, tips for hair growth, and ways to cope with hair loss.
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