Could Your Hives Be Stress-Related?

The swollen pink or red bumps on the skin known as hives are typically associated with exposure to an allergen. Hives can occur anywhere on the body and range in size from a pencil eraser to a Frisbee. They tend to appear suddenly and fade within a day. While most cases of hives are attributed […]

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A Guide to Identifying Suspicious Moles

The mole is a common occurrence in the skin, usually appearing as a small brown, black, or tan spot with a distinct border. Though rarely cancerous, moles still must be scrutinized for early signals of malignancy. Following is a look at moles that are harmless–and those to be viewed with suspicion. Harmless Moles The average […]

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Common Causes of Adult Acne

Acne is a condition that develops when the skin’s hair follicles are blocked by a sticky mix of dead skin cells and oil. While acne is typically associated with teenagers, it can still be a common skin irritant faced by adults for a variety of reasons. Getting to the Root Cause of Adult Acne The […]

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