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Some keto diets may exacerbate skin inflammation
A study in mouse models with psoriasis-like skin inflammation suggests that ketogenic diets with a very high fat content may exacerbate skin problems. (Medical News Today)

What to know about peptides for health
Peptides are small chains of amino acids. People use products with peptides for their potential benefits, including to slow aging or build muscle. Learn about peptides, what they do, and safety here. (Medical News Today)

Hidradenitis suppurativa: What to know
Hidradenitis suppurativa is a long term inflammatory skin condition. Learn about the causes, symptoms, treatment options, and home remedies in this article. (Medical News Today)

What to know about milia under the eyes
Milia are small bumps of trapped keratin. They are common on the face, especially under the eyes and on the cheeks and forehead. Learn more in this article. (Medical News Today)

How to treat pregnancy acne
Hormonal changes can cause pregnancy acne. We discuss the appearance of pregnancy acne, whether acne is an early sign of pregnancy, and whether it continues after pregnancy. (Medical News Today)

What to know about tinea capitis
Tinea capitis, also called scalp ringworm, is a fungal infection. People may sometimes confuse it with other scalp conditions. Learn about its causes, symptoms, and treatments here. (Medical News Today)

What causes cysts on the penis?
Many factors can cause a cyst to form on the penis, and the cyst can lead to varying symptoms. Here, we discuss the causes, symptoms, treatment options, and risk factors of penile cysts. (Medical News Today)

How air pollution may lead to hair loss
New research explains the effect of pollution particles on hair follicle cells and suggests that the mechanism explains why pollution leads to hair loss. (Medical News Today)

What is Stevens-Johnson syndrome?
Stevens-Johnson syndrome is a rare disorder of the skin and mucous membranes that may be life threatening. A person usually has flu-like symptoms first and then develops a red or purple rash on the body that blisters and peels. (Medical News Today)

What causes sores on the penis?
Many sores on the penis occur due to sexually transmitted infections or chronic skin conditions. Learn about 12 possible causes and their treatments here. (Medical News Today)

Tips for cleaning and unclogging nose pores
When skin pores become clogged, they can appear larger. Here, we discuss the best ways to clean and unclog pores on the nose and support healthy skin. (Medical News Today)

Should you pop a hemorrhoid?
In this article, we discuss why popping a hemorrhoid is not safe and can cause more serious problems. We also look at advised treatment options for hemorrhoids. (Medical News Today)

Indoor tanning and skin cancer risk across the years
Researchers looking at indoor tanning and cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma find that the overall number of tanning sessions links to increased risk. (Medical News Today)

What to know about sagging testicles
As a normal part of aging, the scrotum loses elasticity, and the skin starts to sag. Some medical conditions can also cause the skin to appear saggy. Learn more about saggy balls and how to treat them here. (Medical News Today)

What are the health benefits of triphala?
Triphala, an Ayurvedic herbal preparation, may improve oral and digestive health and support skin healing, among other possible benefits. Here, learn what the research has to say about its uses and risks. (Medical News Today)

6 ways to tighten loose skin
There are many causes of loose, sagging skin, including aging, rapid weight loss, and pregnancy. Learn about ways to prevent and tighten loose skin here. (Medical News Today)

Stretch marks on the thighs: What to know
The thighs are a common area for stretch marks to appear, especially in females. Learn about the types, causes, and treatment of stretch marks on thighs here. (Medical News Today)

Everything you need to know about reishi mushrooms
Reishi mushrooms have many purported benefits, including boosting the immune system and shrinking tumors. Little evidence supports these claims, however. Learn more here. (Medical News Today)

Irritated vulva: Causes and what to do
An irritated vulva can happen for many reasons, ranging from a reaction to a new laundry detergent to long term infections. Learn more about the causes and how to treat them here. (Medical News Today)

Tips for reducing thigh cellulite at home
Cellulite can give the skin a dimpled appearance, and it frequently affects the thighs. Here, learn what a person can do at home to reduce the appearance of cellulite. (Medical News Today)

What causes vulvar itching that is worse at night?
Vulvar itching that gets worse at night has many possible causes. These include bacterial vaginosis, yeast infections, and allergies. Learn about more these and other causes and how to treat them here. (Medical News Today)

What to know about cellulitis from bug bites
Cellulitis is a skin infection that can occur at sites of skin breakage, including those due to bug bites. Learn more about the signs and symptoms, as well as when to see a doctor. (Medical News Today)

How can birth control help with acne?
When acne occurs due to hormonal imbalances, taking birth control pills can often help. This article looks at how birth control pills treat acne, the different types, and their side effects. (Medical News Today)

What to know about viral rash in adults and babies
A range of viral infections, including shingles, chickenpox, and measles, can cause a skin rash. Learn more about the types, symptoms, and treatment of a viral rash here. (Medical News Today)

Home remedies for peeling skin on the face
Sunburn, dry skin, reactions, and skin conditions can all cause peeling skin on the face. Here, we look into these and other causes and the remedies that can help. (Medical News Today)

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