Tagged: "antibiotic"

Surgery For Sagging Thighs

Unhappy with the perkiness of your pulkes? You may want to consider a thigh lift. A thigh lift removes excess skin and fat from the upper half of your legs. Incisions often lea...

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Beware Of Rare Infections After Lasik

Planning LASIK surgery? You're unlikely to be one of the less than 1% of patients who experience severe side effects-dry eye, pain or worsened vision-and even less likely to get...

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Do Ugg Boots Make Feet Ugly And Unhealthy?

Uggs: you either love 'em or hate 'em. Almost every starlet in Hollywood seems to have been on Team Ugg at some point in the last few years, and they're still remarkably prevale...

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Solving Scalp Acne

Just like the face and body, the scalp can be prone to breakouts, too. Pimples, whiteheads and blackheads on the upper forehead, at the hair line and in the scalp are not uncomm...

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Treatments That Can Harm Hyperpigmentation

Discoloration can range in type and color, so it's important to discuss your hyperpigmentation with your dermatologist or plastic surgeon before trying certain treatments, as so...

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A Skin Medication's Deeper Potential

Those with chronic or severe acne may be familiar with doxycycline, a prescription antibiotic that fights blemishes by curbing bacterial growth. Part of the tetracycline family,...

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A Prebiotic Approach To Acne

It's not uncommon for a dermatologist to prescribe antibiotics to treat acne, but new British research makes a compelling argument for using prebiotics instead. Prebiotics are ...

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Managing Acne In Mature, Menopausal Skin

It seems counterintuitive that adult acne can occur as hormone levels taper, but acne is actually a common, though temporary, occurrence among women going through menopause. Me...

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How Antibiotics Treat Acne

A wide variety of oral and topical antibiotics are prescribed to treat acne, including tetracycline, erythromycin, minocycline, doxycycline and clindamycin. Many factors come in...

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