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What to know about lichen planus and psoriasis

Lichen planus and psoriasis are common skin conditions that can cause similar symptoms. Because of this, people may confuse the two. Both lichen planus and psoriasis can cause patches of scaly bumps or rashes on the skin. A doctor can…

Can Dermalex help with psoriasis?

Dermalex is an over-the-counter skin cream that people can use to treat psoriasis. Unlike some other psoriasis creams, it does not contain steroids. However, there is little research to support its safety and effectiveness. Psoriasis is a…

What to know about scalp infections

The scalp can become infected if fungus or bacteria enter the scalp through the hair follicles or damaged skin. Skin damage can result from common skin conditions, such as psoriasis and eczema. Bacteria cause some common infections, such as…

Best home remedies for an itchy scalp

Dandruff, psoriasis, eczema, and head lice are common causes of an itchy scalp. Regardless of the cause, various home remedies can help relieve an itchy scalp, or scalp pruritus. People can use essential oils, colloidal oatmeal, and…

Acne: How common drug changes skin microbiome

Acne is the most common skin condition in the United States, but its exact causes are poorly understood. A new study uncovers how a common acne drug alters the balance of bacteria in our skin. How does a change in the skin microbiome…

Síntomas, causas y tratamiento para el herpes

El herpes es una infección causada por el VHS (virus del herpes simple). Afecta a los genitales externos, la región anal, las superficies de la mucosa y la piel de otras partes del cuerpo. El herpes se considera una enfermedad a largo…

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