Millions of viewers around the world visit the website YouTube to watch people pop pimples. Some pimple poppers have even become stars of sorts. The reasons behind the phenomenon are varied. WebMD Health News
Shared immune characteristics of alopecia totalis and atopic dermatitis might explain the hair regrowth in a patient with alopecia totalis being treated with dupilumab for persistent eczema. Medscape Medical News
Inverted nipples are relatively common in both males and females, and nipple inversion is not a cause for concern. Though no treatment is usually necessary, there are several methods of correcting the inversion. Learn more here.
Age spots, or liver spots, are common and harmless. They do not require treatment, but people can get rid of them with creams and cosmetic procedures. Age spots can resemble certain forms of skin cancer, and anyone concerned about an age spot should sp…
The FDA has approved sarecycline (Seysara, Almirall) for patients aged 9 years and older with inflammatory lesions associated with non-nodular moderate to severe acne vulgaris. FDA Approvals
Flushed skin is often a harmless and short-lived reaction to being too hot, exercising, or having emotional responses, including anxiety and embarrassment. However, flushing can sometimes be a sign of an underlying medical condition, such as rosacea, c…
Ingrown pubic hairs are a common problem but may be more likely to affect those who shave or wax. In this article, learn how to treat and prevent them.
Authors of a research letter question recent guidelines stating that any spitzoid-looking lesion in children under age 12 should be monitored. Reuters Health Information
Some people develop a rash after swimming in chlorinated pools or soaking in hot tubs. Chlorine rash is simple to treat, but can be confused with other rashes, such as swimmer’s itch and heat rash. Learn more here.
The drug, approved for adults with moderate to severe atopic dermatitis, is effective in a younger population, which has few reliable options, data from a phase 3 study show. Medscape Medical News
Two investigational new drugs are emerging for patients with moderate to severe hair loss, for whom there are currently no reliable treatments. Medscape Medical News
A patient-driven project is underway to accurately measure skin diseases around the world so that melanoma and psoriasis are not rated as being less problematic than gout. Medscape Medical News
Response rates with the novel biologic that targets IL-23 are strong, even among obese patients, and the dosing interval is attractive, but the treatment field for plaque psoriasis is already crowded. Medscape Medical News
Molluscum contagiosum is a common viral skin infection that causes skin lumps, which can be itchy. Home remedies, such as apple cider vinegar and tea tree oil, can relieve symptoms. Medical treatments are also an option. Learn about home remedies for m…
Lip bumps can come in many shapes and sizes with various associated symptoms. They have numerous possible causes, including infections, allergic reactions, and lip injuries. Many lip bumps are harmless, and a person can often treat them with home remed…
Cutaneous adverse reactions to hydroxychloroquine in patients with dermatomyositis appear to be associated with autoantibody phenotype, according to a new study. Reuters Health Information
It is common for healthy infants to drool during their first 18 months, especially while teething. However, saliva that comes into contact with the skin may cause irritation and lead to a red, itchy rash. Parents and caregivers can easily treat drool r…
Acne can cause severe discomfort and affect one’s quality of life, but existing treatments fall short of expectations. Can a new vaccine outmatch them?
Early results from a trial of JAK inhibitors for hair loss will be unveiled at the upcoming dermatology meeting. Specialists will also delve into the adverse skin effects of immunotherapy. Medscape Medical News
Stasis dermatitis is a skin condition that affects the lower legs and can cause swelling, itching, and ulcers. It often occurs in people with conditions that affect blood flow in the legs, such as chronic venous insufficiency and varicose veins. Withou…