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    DermTV – Does Thyme Treat Acne [DermTV.com Epi #407]

    Should you believe the headline, “Thyme kills acne bacteria?” Today I’ll tell you how to read between the lines! And stay tuned until the end of this episode for the question of the day; if you answer it correctly, you’ll have a chance to win a free skincare product! Hello, I’m Dr. Neal Schultz. [pause] And welcome to DermTV. Last week, Scientific American published an article titled, “Thyme Kills Acne Bacteria.” The title is an accurate statement based on the results of the study discussed in the article. But if you just read the title, it’s very easy to infer, especially if you have acne, that thyme can treat acne…

  • Injecting Insulin – Patient Education PostCare Task Medical HD
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    Injecting Insulin – Patient Education PostCare Task Medical HD

    This program will demonstrate injecting insulin. The goal is to inject the insulin into the subcutaneous tissue between the top layer of the skin, the dermis and the underlying muscle layer. The only concentration of insulin available in the United States is 100 units per milliliter. A milliliter is equal to a cubic centimeter. All insulin syringes are graduated to match this concentration. Insulin syringes are available in various volumes, for example: 3/10 cc, which would hold a maximum dose of 30 units, 1/2 cc to hold a maximum dose of 50 units and 1 cc to hold a maximum dose of 100 units. Some insulins are cloudy suspensions. To…

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    PostCare™ Diabetes Center: Injecting Insulin

    This program will demonstrate injecting insulin. The goal is to inject the insulin into the subcutaneous tissue between the top layer of the skin, the dermis and the underlying muscle layer. The only concentration of insulin available in the United States is 100 units per milliliter. A milliliter is equal to a cubic centimeter. All insulin syringes are graduated to match this concentration. Insulin syringes are available in various volumes, for example: 3/10 cc, which would hold a maximum dose of 30 units, 1/2 cc to hold a maximum dose of 50 units and 1 cc to hold a maximum dose of 100 units. Some insulins are cloudy suspensions. To…

  • Skin Cancer – Yale Medicine Explains
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    Skin Cancer – Yale Medicine Explains

    – Nonmelanoma skin cancer represents the most common form of skin cancers. There are two main types. Basal cell cancer, the most common, and squamous cell cancer. Both of these are caused by ultraviolet light from the sun. While anybody can develop nonmelanoma skin cancer, people with light colored eyes, fair hair, fair skin, a family history of skin cancer are all at increased risk. In addition, people that have had blistering sunburns in childhood or work outdoors have an increased risk of developing nonmelanoma skin cancer. Basal cell cancer most often becomes apparent to an individual because it’s a non healing wound. A wound that bleeds, heals up and…

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    Could Spray-On Skin Help Heal Burn Victims?

    – I’m excited to discuss this Could the future of wound and burn care be as simple as a spray? Ohio State University is now using a device that creates and then sprays on a new layer of skin to accelerate the healing process. So what is the real deal here? – So this is actually really fascinating. What it is is when someone has a true burn, the surgeons will take a small biopsy adjacent to the site and they actually put it into a device where it’s mixed with an enzyme and over about 20 minutes, you are breaking down the cells and you are actually separating out…

  • How to Remove Skin Tags at Home [DermTV.com Epi #511]
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    How to Remove Skin Tags at Home [DermTV.com Epi #511]

    The internet is full of at home products that remove skin tags. Many work but cause burning and red skin at best, and even worse side effects if you’re not careful. I’ll tell you about them, and also, the best way to remove skin tags at home, which is amazingly simple. Hello, I’m Dr. Neal Schultz [pause] And welcome to DermTV. Most at home products to remove skin tags work by either chemically burning, known as cauterizing, or freezing skin tags, which then take a few days to fall off. Burning is usually done with acids or other caustic chemicals, while freezing is done with chemical sprays that literally cause…

  • What is Eczema? | Causes, Symptoms, Treatments, Natural Healing
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    What is Eczema? | Causes, Symptoms, Treatments, Natural Healing

    Hello. It’s Xena here again. I hope your skin is not so painful and that there’s some progress in your healing of eczema. Today I would like to address some things in regards to eczema and sharing some information. With the many resources out there, there may be a lost of understanding as to why someone may chose to take the alternative, more natural approach to health. And in this case, healing eczema. I think there may be some controversy and some misunderstanding when it comes to the use of topical steroids and eczema. In this video, I will be be going over the general treatment modalities, the symptoms of…

  • Psoriasis: Types, Symptoms, Causes, Pathology, and Treatment, Animation
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    Psoriasis: Types, Symptoms, Causes, Pathology, and Treatment, Animation

    Psoriasis is a very common inflammatory skin condition affecting about 3% of the world population. It is a CHRONIC disease that evolves in the form of RECURRENT inflammatory flare-ups followed by periods of partial or complete remission. Psoriasis can begin at any age but often develops in young adulthood. The disease may LOOK contagious, but it is NOT. The most common type, known as PLAQUE psoriasis, is characterized by the presence of red, raised, itchy and SCALY patches of skin. The plaques usually appear on the scalp, in front of the knees and behind the elbows. Less common types include: – Guttate psoriasis: lesions occur in the form of SMALL…