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What are the risks of breast implant surgery? - As with many medical procedures, breast implant surgery has a range of risks and complications for people to be aware of beforehand. These can include pain, swelling, infection, and visual changes. In this article, we identify the risks of this surgery, along with early signs and symptoms to be aware of afterward.
Can avocado oil strengthen my hair? - Oils play an important role in the health of a person’s hair. Avocado oil may have specific benefits due to its vitamin and mineral composition. When the hair’s natural oil balance is uneven, or the environment has damaged the hair, using oils on the scalp or hair may moisturize it and prevent further damage.
World's first penis and scrotum transplant complete - The first total penis and scrotum transplant has now been performed by a team of Johns Hopkins surgeons. The recipient, they say, 'is recovering well.'
Can I get rid of a mole by myself? - Some people use home remedies to get rid of their moles. However, these remedies have not been proven to be safe or effective. Instead, people are advised to see a dermatologist about any moles they are concerned about. In this article, we look at 14 home remedies that some say could lead to mole removal.
How do you prevent pimples? - Several factors can cause acne, but simple hygiene techniques and lifestyle changes can often prevent pimples from forming. Washing regularly and reducing stress are some of the best ways to ward off this common skin issue. Here, learn more about effective methods of prevention and treatment.
How to treat whiteheads on the nose - Whiteheads are stubborn acne lesions that develop just under the skin. The nose is a common site for whiteheads to form, as this part of the face produces a lot of oil and is touched frequently throughout the day. We look at several ways to treat whiteheads on the nose, as well as how to prevent them in the future.
Transgender surgery can improve life for most, study confirms - A first-of-its kind study uses a transgender-specific questionnaire to assess the quality of life of those choosing gender reassignment surgery.
How to get rid of blood-filled pimples - Blood-filled pimples occur after someone picks, squeezes, or pops a regular pimple. Learn about how to treat and prevent them here.
How to get rid of a hard pimple - This article discusses how to get rid of hard pimples. It also looks at different kinds of pimples, their causes, and how to prevent them.
How can I get rid of milia? - Is it possible to remove milia? We look at home remedies, medical treatments, and ways to prevent these small, white bumps from occurring.
Causes and treatments for nasolabial folds - Nasolabial folds are the lines on either side of the mouth that extend from the edge of the nose to the mouth's outer corners. Learn more here.
How to prevent a tragus piercing becoming infected - A look at infected tragus piercings, a condition where a small part of the ear develops an infection. Included is detail on avoiding infection and risks.
How to prevent and improve crepey skin - A look at crepey skin, a common complaint where the skin looks thin and wrinkled. Included is detail on prevention and the role of nutrition.
How do dermarollers work? - Learn all about how to use dermarollers, and what effects they could have on the skin. We also look at things to consider when dermarolling.
Is it safe to get Botox while breast-feeding? - A look at Botox and breast-feeding safety. Included is detail on how Botox affects the body and other side effects that are important for mothers to know.
What you should know about third nipples - A look at third (sometimes called supernumerary) nipples, a relatively common condition where an individual has an extra nipple. Included here are details about causes, diagnosis, and treatment.
Can you get a tattoo while pregnant or breast-feeding? - In this article, learn about the risks of getting a tattoo while pregnant or breast-feeding. How can you identify and prevent an infection?
What you should know about alopecia universalis - A look at alopecia universalis, a condition resulting in hair loss across the entire body. Included is detail on diagnosis and the relationship to stress.
Could Botox stop teeth grinding? - If, like me, you grind your teeth when you sleep, you might be interested in this study. It claims that Botox could help to treat bruxism.
Traction alopecia: Symptoms and prevention - Traction alopecia is hair loss caused by tight hairstyles. Caught early, it is fully reversible and the hair can regrow. Learn more about treatment.
Sex and self-confidence: Do genital enhancements help? - What is genital cosmetic surgery, what are your options, and what should you look out for? We give you an overview based on specialist insights.
Pockmarks: Treatments and home remedies - There are a number of treatments and home remedies that may help reduce the appearance of the scars and improve the look and feel of the skin.
What is the difference between Botox and dermal fillers? - We compare Botox and dermal fillers, examining their uses, costs, and possible side effects. Learn more about the differences between them here.
What you should know about alopecia totalis - A look at alopecia totalis, a condition resulting in the loss of all the hair on the scalp. Included is detail on causes and the recovery rate.
What is Botox for hair and what does it do? - Botox for hair may refer to a topical cream or scalp injections, both with the aim of improving the look and health of hair. Learn more about them here.
MedicineNet Skin General
Atopic Eczema (Atopic Dermatitis) Quiz: Test Your Skin Disorders IQ - Title: Atopic Eczema (Atopic Dermatitis) Quiz: Test Your Skin Disorders IQ
Category: MedicineNet Quiz
Created: 3/20/2012 12:50:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 4/24/2018 2:02:18 PM
Spider Bites (Common, Black Widow, and Brown Recluse) - Title: Spider Bites (Common, Black Widow, and Brown Recluse)
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 5/1/2006 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/23/2018 12:00:00 AM
Health Tip: Protect Yourself Against Color Additives - Title: Health Tip: Protect Yourself Against Color Additives
Category: Health News
Created: 4/23/2018 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/23/2018 12:00:00 AM
Acne (Pimples) - Title: Acne (Pimples)
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 12/31/1997 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/19/2018 12:00:00 AM
Intertrigo - Title: Intertrigo
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 3/20/2013 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/19/2018 12:00:00 AM
Sclerotherapy - Title: Sclerotherapy
Category: Procedures and Tests
Created: 1/31/2005 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/19/2018 12:00:00 AM
French Man First in World to Have Second Face Transplant - Title: French Man First in World to Have Second Face Transplant
Category: Health News
Created: 4/17/2018 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/18/2018 12:00:00 AM
Health Tip: Relieve Your Blister, Corn or Callus - Title: Health Tip: Relieve Your Blister, Corn or Callus
Category: Health News
Created: 4/18/2018 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/18/2018 12:00:00 AM
Love Your Hair Color? You Have Over 100 Genes to Thank. - Title: Love Your Hair Color? You Have Over 100 Genes to Thank.
Category: Health News
Created: 4/16/2018 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/17/2018 12:00:00 AM
Animal Feces Found in Counterfeit Makeup: LA Police - Title: Animal Feces Found in Counterfeit Makeup: LA Police
Category: Health News
Created: 4/16/2018 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/17/2018 12:00:00 AM
Health Tip: Understanding Dermal Fillers - Title: Health Tip: Understanding Dermal Fillers
Category: Health News
Created: 4/16/2018 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/16/2018 12:00:00 AM