By: Terry Graedon May 13, 2021 3 Comments
    Show 1223: How to Care for Summer-Stressed Skin …

    During the pandemic, fewer people by far have been making ordinary appointments with the dermatologist to have their skin checked. However, some skin conditions can become much worse if they are negle…

    By: Terry Graedon December 23, 2019 11 Comments
    How Milk of Magnesia Cleared Stubborn Blemishes

    Stubborn blemishes can be extremely distressing. People with moderate to severe acne sometimes report that they feel embarrassed by a bad outbreak and withdraw from social interaction. When skin condi…

    By: Terry Graedon July 14, 2014 5 Comments
    Will Home Remedies Ease the Discomfort of Follic…

    Q. My 25-year-old grandson has been diagnosed with scalp folliculitis. The doctor gave him a prescription for an expensive cream, but it did not get rid of the problem. Is there anything else that mig…

    By: Terry Graedon July 7, 2014 7 Comments
    What Home Remedies Can Soothe Bikini Bumps?

    Q. Do you have any remedies for red bumps after a bikini wax? A. Dermatologists have a name for razor bumps, whether they occur on a man's neck or around a woman's bikini line: pseudofolliculitis barb…

    By: Joe Graedon August 6, 2007 33 Comments
    Listerine Eases Nasty Skin Condition

    Q. I had a bout with folliculitis, an infection that causes inflammation of the hair follicles. My dermatologist prescribed an antibiotic ointment that was messy and hard to use. I decided that if Lis…