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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.

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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What to know about pubic hair loss

What to know about pubic hair loss

December 3, 2019
Some people may experience hair loss in the pubic region. Learn about the causes and additional symptoms. We also provide information on the treatment options.
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Penile melanosis: What to know

Penile melanosis: What to know

December 2, 2019
Penile melanosis is a benign condition that causes dark patches of skin to appear on the penis. Learn about its appearance and more in this article.
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Causes and treatment of a split lip

Causes and treatment of a split lip

November 30, 2019
A split lip is a common minor injury with a range of possible causes, including cold weather, skin picking, and dehydration. Learn more here.
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What does it mean when acne is itchy?

What does it mean when acne is itchy?

November 29, 2019
Acne can cause pain and skin irritation, but is it normal for acne bumps to itch? Here, we discuss the causes and treatment of itchy acne.
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Black tongue: Causes and what to do

Black tongue: Causes and what to do

November 29, 2019
Black tongue is a temporary and harmless condition in which the tongue appears to be covered in hair. In this article, learn about the causes of black tongue, as well as how to treat and prevent it.
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Should people use tea tree oil on piercings?

Should people use tea tree oil on piercings?

November 29, 2019
Tea tree oil is a natural antibacterial and anti-inflammatory substance. Some sources suggest that it can help with piercings and keloid scars. Learn more about tea tree oil for piercings here.
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What causes pain under the left armpit?

What causes pain under the left armpit?

November 28, 2019
Causes of pain under the left armpit can range from minor skin infections to nerve damage. Learn about these and other causes, as well as when to see a doctor.
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Causes and removal of eyelid skin tags

Causes and removal of eyelid skin tags

November 28, 2019
Having skin tags develop on the eyelids can be irritating. Learn about why they develop, as well as how to remove them safely and effectively, here.
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Rapamycin has anti-aging effect on human skin

Rapamycin has anti-aging effect on human skin

November 27, 2019
A small study reveals that rapamycin, a drug with a long history as an immune suppressor, can improve tone and reduce wrinkles and sagging in human skin.
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What is a preauricular pit?

What is a preauricular pit?

November 23, 2019
A preauricular pit is a second hole in the ear that forms before birth. This is not usually a cause for concern, but infection may lead to mild complications. Read this article to learn more.
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What to know about fissured tongue

What to know about fissured tongue

November 21, 2019
Fissured tongue causes a person to develop one or multiple grooves on their tongue. It is not usually a serious condition but can lead to some mild complications. Read this article to learn more about the causes and treatment.
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Hair loss on temples: Everything you need to know

Hair loss on temples: Everything you need to know

November 21, 2019
There are several potential reasons why a person might lose hair on the temples. Read on to find out the various causes and their associated treatments.
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What is Ludwig's angina?

What is Ludwig's angina?

November 21, 2019
Ludwig’s angina is a rare, serious skin infection that affects the floor of the mouth and the neck. Learn about its symptoms, causes, and treatments here.
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Facial warts and how to remove them

Facial warts and how to remove them

November 20, 2019
Warts are harmless growths that develop in response to a viral infection. Sometimes, warts may appear on the face. Read on to find out how to treat facial warts and when to see a doctor.
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How to treat hair loss from medication

How to treat hair loss from medication

November 20, 2019
A variety of medications can cause hair loss as an unintended side effect. Learn about whether the hair will regrow and how to treat hair loss here.
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What to know about nabothian cysts

What to know about nabothian cysts

November 20, 2019
Nabothian cysts are benign bumps on the cervix. They do not usually cause problems. Learn about their causes, symptoms, and treatments here.
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What causes hair loss on the legs?

What causes hair loss on the legs?

November 19, 2019
Hair loss on the legs can occur as a result of lifestyle factors or an underlying health condition. Learn more about the potential causes of hair loss on the legs, and how to treat them, here.
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