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Skin Care

  1. Carbuncles: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatments

    Carbuncles: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatments

    Carbuncles are large and unsightly infections that can cause a fair amount of pain. In this article, we’ll explain what carbuncles are as well as their causes, symptoms, and treatment options.

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  2. Stasis Dermatitis: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatments

    Stasis Dermatitis: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatments
     

    Stasis dermatitis is a venous-skin disease that results in blood pooling in the veins. Even though the early stages of stasis dermatitis are harmless, it can eventually lead to worse skin conditions and diseases such as ulcers and cellulitis if it’s left untreated.

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  3. Is Psoriasis Contagious?

    Is Psoriasis Contagious
     

    There are many people out there who either just found out that they have psoriasis or they learned that a friend or a family member has the condition. Either way, if you have little experience with psoriasis you’d probably like to know whether or not psoriasis is contagious.

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  4. Folliculitis Decalvans: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatments

    Folliculitis Decalvans: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatments
     

    Folliculitis decalvans is a rare skin condition that primarily affects the scalp. Folliculitis decalvans isn’t a deadly disease, but it can lead to scarring and permanent disfigurement of the hairline if it is not properly treated.

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  5. Pityrosporum Folliculitis Causes, Symptoms, and Treatments

    Pityrosporum Folliculitis: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatments
     

    Have you ever thought you’ve been experiencing recurring acne on either your face or your chest? Have you ever tried treating your acne with something the usually works only to find that it has failed in this case?

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  6. Is Folliculitis Contagious?

    Is Folliculitis Contagious?
     

    Folliculitis is a fairly common skin condition that affects both men and women. In this article, we’ll go into more detail about folliculitis, and we’ll explain its causes, symptoms, variations, treatments, and whether or not it is contagious.

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  7. Infantigo: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatments

    Infantigo: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatments
     

    Infantigo is a highly contagious disease that can spread quickly from person to person. In fact, infantigo is one of the most common skin diseases among children.

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  8. Exfoliative Dermatitis Causes, Symptoms, and Treatments

    Exfoliative Dermatitis_ Causes, Symptoms, and Treatments
     

    Exfoliative dermatitis is a serious skin condition which needs to be treated once it’s identified and officially diagnosed. In this article, we’ll take a look at what exfoliative dermatitis is, as well as its causes, symptoms, and treatment methods.

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  9. Medical Practices That Led to Advanced Medicine

    The scientific method is a process of trial and error. Medicine, a subset of scientific research, is no different. Throughout human history, we’ve experimented with a variety of different treatment methods for a variety of different diseases, trying to find effective cures to help treat sick people. Although they haven’t all been successful, those that did not work, brought us closer to actual cures that did.

    For example, humans used to consume different types of moldy foods to treat a variety of diseases. Although that didn’t work, it got us closer to developing Penicillium, which is derived from blue mold. Without Penicillium, we wouldn’t be able to treat bacteria infections because we use Penicillium to make our antibiotics.

    We’ve made this list of 10 medical treatments that no longer exist, so you can get an idea of how much medicine and treatment options have improved over the centuries. We might not use these treatments anymore, but each has gotten us closer to being able to effectively treat and cure different diseases.

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  10. Healing Stages of Cellulitis

    Healing Stages of Cellulitis
     

    Cellulitis is a common skin disease which we’ve talked about somewhat before. In this article, we’ll go into a little more detail about what Cellulitis is, how to treat it, and the stages of healing one goes through as they treat it.

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