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What is tinea versicolor? Dr. Emily Altman’s answer on AllExperts by DrEmilyAltman Posted Sat 06 Aug 2011 7:02am Tinea versicolor is a skin condition caused by a yeast, Malassezia furfur.  This yeast lives in our hair follicles, particularly in oilier areas of the skin, like the chest and upper back.  The face and scalp, and the rest of the trunk down to the groin area can also be affected.  Malassezia furfur overgrows out of the hair follociles and cause ... Read on »
Nail Fungus and Ringworm – what are they and how are they related? by Yusuf Posted Thu 18 Mar 2010 12:00am The fingernails and toenails of the human are built for protection – protection from bacteria, dirt, and other invaders. They are made from keratin, a hard protein found in skin and hair, It is comprised of the nail root, nail bed, nail plate, cuticle, perionychium, and hyopnychium. With all of this protection, it i ... Read on »
Hair Loss and its Management in Children by Poh Tin Tan Posted Thu 26 Jan 2012 12:45am From Expert Review of DermatologyVibhu Mendiratta; Masarat Jabeen 01/15/2012; Expert Rev Dermatol. 2011;6(6):581-590. © 2011 Expert Reviews Ltd.AbstractHair loss in children can cause psychological stress to the parent and patient alike. Alopecia can be classified into congenital and acquired. Commonly encountered causes of pediatric alopecia (ti ... Read on »
Ring Worm Infection 101 by rajesh moganti Posted Mon 29 Nov 2010 3:58am Ring worm is a prevalent fungal skin condition mostly affecting foot (athlete’s foot, tinea pedis), body (tinea corporis), private area or junction of torso & legs (jock itch, tinea cruris). Worm or parasitic forms are not responsible for ring worm arising. It is typified by globular lesion or ring like appearances. Causes The fungi tha ... Read on »
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What causes hair loss in men by Yusuf Posted Thu 03 Jun 2010 12:00am In men as well as in women hair loss is a normal part of ageing. Hair loss is the term generally used for unintentional loss of hair on skull. It may be caused due to: Being male itself is a cause for baldness Family history of baldness Fungal infections like black dot tinea caused by Tinea capiti ... Read on »
Spectrum of Diseases/Conditions by FDA Posted Tue 12 Oct 2010 8:54am   Contents:   Addiction   Maintenance of abstinence from alcohol in patients with alcohol dependency NAS (neonatal abstinence syndrome) Smoking cessation   Analgesia/Anesthesiology/Anti-inflammatory         Anesthesia Anxiolysis Familial Mediterranean Fever (FMF) Fever reduction ... Read on »
In Memoriam: Elaine Ron, Senior Investigator in DCEG by Cancer.gov Posted Tue 30 Nov 2010 12:00am In Memoriam: Elaine Ron, Senior Investigator in DCEG Dr. Elaine Ron Dr. Elaine Ron, a senior investigator in NCI’s Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics (DCEG), died of cancer on November 20 at her home in Bethesda, MD. She was 67. Dr. Ron was renowned as one of the leading experts in radiation epidemiology and in the causes ... Read on »
“What should I do about chronic hair shedding?” Dr Emily Altman by DrEmilyAltman Posted Tue 22 Nov 2011 1:51pm There are a number of causes to chronic hair shedding. Clearly not all of them will be applicable to a young, healthy man. We normally lose approximately 100 hairs a day, and they are replaced by new growing hairs. So the problem comes when either the numbers of hairs shed per day is greater than 100 or if there is hair thinning in addition to ... Read on »
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