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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 causes numbness on the right side of the face?

What causes numbness on the right side of the face?

August 22, 2019
Facial numbness can occur when nerves in the face become damaged or inflamed. Find out which conditions can cause right sided facial numbness, and learn about the treatment options.
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What to do for a busted lip

What to do for a busted lip

August 22, 2019
A busted lip is a common occurrence. We look at nine treatments and remedies that people can use at home to help heal a busted lip. We also explain when to see a doctor.
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What to know about fly bites

What to know about fly bites

August 22, 2019
Fly bites can cause symptoms such as itching, redness, and swelling. Fly bites differ depending on the type of fly. Learn more about fly bites here.
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What to know about a pimple on the finger

What to know about a pimple on the finger

August 21, 2019
Many things can cause a pimple-like bump to develop on the finger, such as a wart or atopic dermatitis. Treatment depends on the cause. Learn more about finger pimples here.
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What can cause red spots on the feet?

What can cause red spots on the feet?

August 20, 2019
There are many possible causes of red spots on the feet, including injuries, insect bites, irritations, and infections. Learn about some common causes and how to treat them here.
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Causes and home remedies for dark lips

Causes and home remedies for dark lips

August 20, 2019
Lip color varies from person to person. The lips can become darker for various reasons, and people can use home remedies to care for their lips. Learn about causes and treatments for dark lips here.
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How to use essential oils for scars

How to use essential oils for scars

August 16, 2019
Some essential oils may combat infection and inflammation, which can help wounds heal and improve skin health. Here, learn about the evidence behind these essential oils and how to use them to help prevent scars.
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What can cause rectal pain?

What can cause rectal pain?

August 16, 2019
Many factors can cause rectal pain. This article looks at the causes of pain around the rectum, the symptoms, and ways to relieve it at home.
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Why have my toes turned red?

Why have my toes turned red?

August 15, 2019
The toes can turn red because of cold weather, injuries, infections, or other health issues. Learn more about the causes and treatments here.
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What causes numbness and tingling?

What causes numbness and tingling?

August 15, 2019
Numbness and tingling can occur in different parts of the body. Though they are often harmless sensations, some serious conditions can cause numbness and tingling. Learn more here.
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Can itchy armpits be a sign of cancer?

Can itchy armpits be a sign of cancer?

August 14, 2019
Itchy armpits may occasionally be due to cancer, although there are many more likely causes. Infections and underlying skin conditions are some other reasons. Learn more here.
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Home remedies for relief from chickenpox symptoms

Home remedies for relief from chickenpox symptoms

August 14, 2019
There is no cure for chickenpox, but the infection usually clears up without treatment within a couple of weeks. In the meantime, people can use home remedies to ease the symptoms.
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What are the best ways to cut an ingrown toenail?

What are the best ways to cut an ingrown toenail?

August 13, 2019
People can prevent ingrown toenails by cutting the nails properly. However, cutting an already ingrown nail at home can make it worse. This article covers home treatment, safety considerations, and how doctors can treat ingrown toenails.
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What to do about strawberry legs

What to do about strawberry legs

August 13, 2019
Strawberry legs occur when small black spots, resembling strawberry seeds, appear on the legs after shaving them. Treatments include moisturizing creams. Learn more here.
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What to know about ingrown toenail surgery

What to know about ingrown toenail surgery

August 12, 2019
When ingrown toenails are not treatable at home, a doctor may recommend minor surgery. Learn about the recovery time, risks, and different procedures here.
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Pimple scab remedies

Pimple scab remedies

August 10, 2019
When pimples form, people may pick or pop them, which might cause a scab to form. Protecting the area from further irritation, as well as practicing good skin hygiene, can help scabs heal. Learn more here.
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What to know about split nails

What to know about split nails

August 9, 2019
A split nail can occur for many reasons, including trauma or injury to the area. Home remedies involve holding the nail in place until the split grows out. Learn more here.
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Salicylic acid vs. benzoyl peroxide: What to know

Salicylic acid vs. benzoyl peroxide: What to know

August 9, 2019
Salicylic acid and benzoyl peroxide are two common ingredients in acne medications. Learn about the benefits and side effects of each here.
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What can cause anal swelling?

What can cause anal swelling?

August 9, 2019
Many factors can cause anal swelling, or a swollen anus, which can be itchy or painful. Home remedies and treatments can help. Learn more here.
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What to do about steroid acne

What to do about steroid acne

August 9, 2019
The use of steroids can lead to steroid acne. Treatment options include topical creams and ointments. Prevention usually focuses on avoiding steroids or taking preventive measures. Learn more here.
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What to know about plantar callus

What to know about plantar callus

August 8, 2019
Plantar calluses are hard, thickened areas of skin on the feet. Here, learn what causes them, treatments and remedies, and how to stop plantar calluses from forming.
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What to do about chin pimples

What to do about chin pimples

August 8, 2019
People can develop pimples almost anywhere on the skin, including on the chin. Remedies include washing the face regularly and using topical ointments. Learn more here.
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What causes dark circles under the eyes?

What causes dark circles under the eyes?

August 8, 2019
Many people have dark circles under their eyes. In this article, we look at possible causes and home remedies for dark circles under the eyes.
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Blisters between the toes: Causes and treatments

Blisters between the toes: Causes and treatments

August 8, 2019
Blisters often occur between the toes due to friction, but they can also be a symptom of various skin disorders. Learn about causes and treatments here.
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