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Skin Itching & Scratching

Skin Itching & Scratching

Skin itching and scratching are some of the great scourges of human existence.  As the largest organ, the skin has millions of nerves.  These nerve fibers are miles long and cover every part of our skin. They help us to have all sorts of sensations, ranging all the way from itch and pain to more pleasurable and welcome feelings.

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Men’s Skin Care

Men’s Skin Care

Simplicity is key for most men.  We want a skin care routine that involves basic and speedy techniques.  If it takes more than a few minutes, it just isn’t going to happen…

Though men’s skin care can be like women’s, there are some notable differences.  Testosterone, the primary sex hormone in men, has strong effect on stimulating oil production.  This leads up to men having more oily skin, which has a big impact on how we approach skin care.

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Winter Dry Skin

Winter Dry Skin

James M Shehan, MD FAAD February 27, 2017 Key Points: The best ways to combat the problem of winter dry skin involve minimizing factors that will further irritate the skin and aggressive use of moisturizers. First, it is important to limit the length of showers and baths, and avoid using extremely hot water. Hot tub and/or swimming pool usage in…

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