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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 recent authoritative articles on diseases of the skin.

What to know about peptides for health

What to know about peptides for health

October 16, 2019
Peptides are small chains of amino acids. People use products with peptides for their potential benefits, including to slow aging or build muscle. Learn about peptides, what they do, and safety here.
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Hidradenitis suppurativa: What to know

Hidradenitis suppurativa: What to know

October 16, 2019
Hidradenitis suppurativa is a long term inflammatory skin condition. Learn about the causes, symptoms, treatment options, and home remedies in this article.
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What to know about milia under the eyes

What to know about milia under the eyes

October 15, 2019
Milia are small bumps of trapped keratin. They are common on the face, especially under the eyes and on the cheeks and forehead. Learn more in this article.
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How to treat pregnancy acne

How to treat pregnancy acne

October 14, 2019
Hormonal changes can cause pregnancy acne. We discuss the appearance of pregnancy acne, whether acne is an early sign of pregnancy, and whether it continues after pregnancy.
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What to know about tinea capitis

What to know about tinea capitis

October 14, 2019
Tinea capitis, also called scalp ringworm, is a fungal infection. People may sometimes confuse it with other scalp conditions. Learn about its causes, symptoms, and treatments here.
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What causes cysts on the penis?

What causes cysts on the penis?

October 10, 2019
Many factors can cause a cyst to form on the penis, and the cyst can lead to varying symptoms. Here, we discuss the causes, symptoms, treatment options, and risk factors of penile cysts.
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How air pollution may lead to hair loss

How air pollution may lead to hair loss

October 10, 2019
New research explains the effect of pollution particles on hair follicle cells and suggests that the mechanism explains why pollution leads to hair loss.
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What is Stevens-Johnson syndrome?

What is Stevens-Johnson syndrome?

October 9, 2019
Stevens-Johnson syndrome is a rare disorder of the skin and mucous membranes that may be life threatening. A person usually has flu-like symptoms first and then develops a red or purple rash on the body that blisters and peels.
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What causes sores on the penis?

What causes sores on the penis?

October 8, 2019
Many sores on the penis occur due to sexually transmitted infections or chronic skin conditions. Learn about 12 possible causes and their treatments here.
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Tips for cleaning and unclogging nose pores

Tips for cleaning and unclogging nose pores

October 7, 2019
When skin pores become clogged, they can appear larger. Here, we discuss the best ways to clean and unclog pores on the nose and support healthy skin.
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Should you pop a hemorrhoid?

Should you pop a hemorrhoid?

October 4, 2019
In this article, we discuss why popping a hemorrhoid is not safe and can cause more serious problems. We also look at advised treatment options for hemorrhoids.
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Indoor tanning and skin cancer risk across the years

Indoor tanning and skin cancer risk across the years

October 4, 2019
Researchers looking at indoor tanning and cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma find that the overall number of tanning sessions links to increased risk.
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What to know about sagging testicles

What to know about sagging testicles

October 4, 2019
As a normal part of aging, the scrotum loses elasticity, and the skin starts to sag. Some medical conditions can also cause the skin to appear saggy. Learn more about saggy balls and how to treat them here.
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What are the health benefits of triphala?

What are the health benefits of triphala?

October 3, 2019
Triphala, an Ayurvedic herbal preparation, may improve oral and digestive health and support skin healing, among other possible benefits. Here, learn what the research has to say about its uses and risks.
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6 ways to tighten loose skin

6 ways to tighten loose skin

October 3, 2019
There are many causes of loose, sagging skin, including aging, rapid weight loss, and pregnancy. Learn about ways to prevent and tighten loose skin here.
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Stretch marks on the thighs: What to know

Stretch marks on the thighs: What to know

October 2, 2019
The thighs are a common area for stretch marks to appear, especially in females. Learn about the types, causes, and treatment of stretch marks on thighs here.
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Everything you need to know about reishi mushrooms

Everything you need to know about reishi mushrooms

October 1, 2019
Reishi mushrooms have many purported benefits, including boosting the immune system and shrinking tumors. Little evidence supports these claims, however. Learn more here.
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Irritated vulva: Causes and what to do

Irritated vulva: Causes and what to do

October 1, 2019
An irritated vulva can happen for many reasons, ranging from a reaction to a new laundry detergent to long term infections. Learn more about the causes and how to treat them here.
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Tips for reducing thigh cellulite at home

Tips for reducing thigh cellulite at home

October 1, 2019
Cellulite can give the skin a dimpled appearance, and it frequently affects the thighs. Here, learn what a person can do at home to reduce the appearance of cellulite.
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What causes vulvar itching that is worse at night?

What causes vulvar itching that is worse at night?

September 28, 2019
Vulvar itching that gets worse at night has many possible causes. These include bacterial vaginosis, yeast infections, and allergies. Learn about more these and other causes and how to treat them here.
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What to know about cellulitis from bug bites

What to know about cellulitis from bug bites

September 28, 2019
Cellulitis is a skin infection that can occur at sites of skin breakage, including those due to bug bites. Learn more about the signs and symptoms, as well as when to see a doctor.
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How can birth control help with acne?

How can birth control help with acne?

September 27, 2019
When acne occurs due to hormonal imbalances, taking birth control pills can often help. This article looks at how birth control pills treat acne, the different types, and their side effects.
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What to know about viral rash in adults and babies

What to know about viral rash in adults and babies

September 26, 2019
A range of viral infections, including shingles, chickenpox, and measles, can cause a skin rash. Learn more about the types, symptoms, and treatment of a viral rash here.
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Home remedies for peeling skin on the face

Home remedies for peeling skin on the face

September 26, 2019
Sunburn, dry skin, reactions, and skin conditions can all cause peeling skin on the face. Here, we look into these and other causes and the remedies that can help.
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