• Varicose Eczema   Don’t Make this Common Serious Mistake
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    Varicose Eczema Don’t Make this Common Serious Mistake

    If you have varicose eczema, please don’t make this common but very serious mistake. I am am going to tell you the truth about varicose eczema. You see a lot of people – including many doctors believe that varicose eczema is a dermatological condition, a skin condition that should be treated by dermatologists or with creams. Yes, it is associated with inflammation and some doctors treat it with steroid creams. However, this is just not acceptable and it is completely wrong. You see, the real underlying cause of varicose eczema is not varicose veins or inflammation, it is actually a condition called superficial vein reflux which causes varicose eczema. And,…

  • Do You Live In The Skin Cancer Capital Of The World?  |  Skin Types and UV exposure
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    Do You Live In The Skin Cancer Capital Of The World? | Skin Types and UV exposure

    Welcome to Queensland in Australia, the Sunshine State. It’s known for it’s amazing beaches, warm sunny weather and the Great Barrier Reef. But did you know that Queensland also has the highest rate of melanoma anywhere in the world! But what is it about Queensland that’s so special? I mean there are lots of other places with lots of sunshine. I decided to find out! Of the common types of skin cancer, melanoma is by far the deadliest. When I looked at the rate of new melanoma diagnoses, I was shocked to find that Queensland is well and truly at the top of the league table. The rate of melanoma…

  • Eczema, Animation.
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    Eczema, Animation.

    Eczema, or dermatitis, is a group of conditions characterized by inflammation of the skin. Among the many types of dermatitis, the most common is atopic dermatitis, also known as atopic eczema. Very often, when not specified otherwise, the term “eczema” is used to describe the atopic type. Symptoms of atopic dermatitis include rashes, redness, scaling, and occasionally small blisters. Depending on the patient’s age, these patches may appear on the face, scalp, neck, inside the elbows, behind the knees, on the buttocks, hands and feet. The condition evolves in the form of recurrent inflammatory flare-ups followed by periods of remission. Flare ups can be triggered upon contact with irritants such…

  • Do Razors Cause Skin Irritations or Shaving Rashes? | Gillette Venus Mythbusters
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    Do Razors Cause Skin Irritations or Shaving Rashes? | Gillette Venus Mythbusters

    Music [I’m your Venus] Can you believe at some point I avoided razors ’cause I thought they’d cause skin irritations? Turns out, that’s totally not true. Just replace any dull blades. Say bye to dry shaving water is your friend. With Venus, built in moisture bars glide over curves in a single stroke and shave prep always helps, too. See, easy! Now I’m always smooth, right when I need to be. I’m always smooth right when I need to be You

  • Eczema – Boys Town National Research Hospital
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    Eczema – Boys Town National Research Hospital

    Eczema is a skin disorder where patients actually have a defective skin barrier, so their skin doesn’t trap moisture in very well and it also doesn’t protect the deeper layers of skin from things in the outside environment. So eczema will typically occur in kids at least on the face and then in a lot of the creases of their arms, the creases behind their legs, but can really involve any area of the skin. In adults, it tends to involve those areas as well but many adults will have eczema all over their body. Treatment of eczema involves a lot of different approaches so the most important thing is…