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How Much Does Accutane Cost?

What is Accutane | Used to Treat | How Does it Work | Cost | Side Effects If you’re one of the 50 million Americans who experiences acne annually, you’re no stranger to

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Stress Acne: Causes, Prevention, and Treatment

Stress. It's a powerful emotion that can wreak havoc on your body. One way that stress can appear is on your skin in the form of stress acne. Stress causes acne by increasing oil production and clogging pores, which leads to an overgrowth of bacteria. To combat this unwanted side effect of stress, we have created a guide with everything you need to know about stress acne: its causes, prevention strategies, and treatments.

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Cystic Acne: What Is It, And How Do You Treat It?

Cystic acne is a type of acne that causes cysts to form deep in the skin. These cysts are often painful and may take weeks or months to heal. If you have cystic acne, then you may need a dermatologist's help. In this article, we will answer all your questions about cystic acne, what it is, who can get it, how do you diagnose it, how do you treat cystic acne, and more.

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A Guide to Anti Aging Cream for Men

It is frequently said that men are like fine wine – they get better with age. And while in general, men may seem to age more gracefully than women, having a regular skin care routine can help keep your skin looking revitalized. Below are some active ingredients to look for in your anti-aging creams that have been clinically proven to help reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. 

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Fordyce Spots, A Mystery Revealed

Fordyce spots, also called Fordyce granules, are small yellowish-white bumps that appear on the shaft of the penis, labia majora or labia minora, scrotum, around and inside the mouth, and nipples. These spots can grow to up to 1 to 3 millimeters in diameter and will become slightly bigger when sexually aroused. Fordyce spots are not harmful and do not require treatment but they can be an embarrassing problem for some people causing anxiety, stress, or discomfort when in public areas such as the locker room at the gym.

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How Much Does Accutane Cost?

What is Accutane | Used to Treat | How Does it Work | Cost | Side Effects If you’re one of the 50 million Americans who experiences acne annually, you’re no stranger to

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Your Comparison Guide of Minocycline vs Doxycycline

Minocycline and Doxycycline are both second-generation tetracycline-class antibiotics. They both are approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and have been proven effective for the treatment of acne, also known as acne vulgaris, but what else is there

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How to Diagnose and Treat Tinea Versicolor

Tinea versicolor is a common skin infection that causes red, scaly patches on the chest, back, or neck. You may also see flaky white spots in these areas. There are many possible causes for this condition including poor hygiene such as wearing dirty clothing, excessive sweating such as from exercise, or even from an allergic reaction. The good news is there are treatments available for tinea versicolor, even if you have sensitive skin. We’ll discuss what tinea versicolor is and how to diagnose and treat it. 

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10 Best Ways to Help Prevent and Remove Blackheads

Blackheads develop when sebum from oil glands gets trapped in hair follicles or pores. Bacteria build up after time, so removing blackheads is important to prevent clogging over time whenever possible. We’ll discuss the many options available to create a routine to both treat your current blackheads and prevent them from forming again.

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What Is Minocycline?

Minocycline is a second-generation antibiotic in the tetracycline class of antibiotics. Second-generation, in this case, means that it is a semi-synthetic compound; first-generation tetracyclines are naturally occurring

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How to Get Rid of Hyperpigmentation

Hyperpigmentation, or dark spots on the skin, can be tricky to get rid of. If you are dealing with this condition, you are not alone. Many people struggle with this common condition. The good news is there are a number of treatments that can help lighten your skin and get rid of the pesky brown spots on your face and other areas of the body. Many are available over-the-counter (OTC) or as a prescription given by a dermatologist. 

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How to Deal with Blood Blisters

Blood blisters are a medical condition where fluid-filled bubbles grow out of blood vessels in the skin. They form under the skin and can be caused by anything from a small cut to an allergic reaction. Most blood blisters develop when there is too much pressure on blood vessels in the body. If you find yourself with a blood blister, it's important to know what to do and not do so your blister gets better quickly. Keep reading to learn the do’s and don'ts for blood blisters.

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Understanding Melasma Treatments

Melasma is a skin conition that is characterized by hyperpigmented spots on the skin. Melasma is sometimes referred to as chloasma. The spots are most frequently found on the face and can vary in color from barely visible light-brown spots to more visible dark brown spots, and in some cases, the spots can show up in a blue-gray tone. There are several treatment options available to help reduce the appearance of dark spots.

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