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Overview of Skin Maceration

Learn about skin maceration, when the skin is exposed to too much moisture, often due to improper wound care. Skin maceration is a term used to describe the oversaturation of the skin due to prolonged exposure to moisture. It may be caused by...

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Itchy Pubic Hair: Everything You Need to Know

Itchy pubic hair may or may not be a sign of an infection. Razors, allergies, and STDs are all possible reasons for uncomfortable genital itching. Having an itchy groin area can be frustrating, worrisome, and embarrassing. Still, more often than...

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Itchy Scalp at Night? What You Need to Know

Having an itchy scalp at night can be irritating and disruptive to sleep. Learn more about the causes, as well as how to prevent and treat this condition. Having an itchy scalp is frustrating enough during the day, but when the irritation starts or...

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What Is Eosinophilic Folliculitis?

Eosinophilic folliculitis (Ofuji disease) is a rare disease, and each variant has its own cause. Learn about symptoms of Ofuji disease and treatment options. Eosinophilic folliculitis (EF), or eosinophilic pustular folliculitis (EPF), is a rare type...

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What Is Erythema?

Erythema is a skin reaction that can be triggered by an infection or a medication. Learn more about the different types of erythemas, symptoms, and treatment. Erythema refers to redness of the skin. It occurs when the blood capillaries (the smallest...

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What to Eat When You Have Hidradenitis Suppurativa

Dietary changes may help with Hidradenitis suppurativa, such as avoiding refined, processed foods that trigger inflammation. Hidradenitis suppurativa (HS), sometimes called acne inversa, is an inflammatory disease of the skin. It is a chronic...

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Skin and Sun Care with Vitiligo

Vitiligo causes patches of colorless skin to form. Affected areas require additional care and protection from the sun. While vitiligo, an inflammatory disorder that causes skin to lose its pigment (color), isn’t harmful or life-threatening, it can...

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Living Well with Vitiligo

Coping with the rare skin pigmentation disorder, vitiligo, may entail seeking counseling and support from family and the broader community. While the skin disorder vitiligo isn’t harmful or life-threatening, it can certainly change your life. Not...

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Finding Vitiligo Communities and Support

Because the skin pigmentation disorder, vitiligo, affects physical appearance, it’s important for those with it to find community and support. Affecting between 1% and 2% of the global population, vitiligo is one of the most common skin...

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Explaining Vitiligo to Others

Explaining vitiligo, a rare skin disorder, to others is an important part of living with the condition. Vitiligo is a rare skin pigmentation disorder that causes patches of white skin called macules to form. Seen in about 1% of the population, these...

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