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What causes 'Bacne' and how is it treated?

  • 16 Sep, 2019
  • Mohamed Imran Lakhi

When you think of acne, you will probably think of spots and pustules on your face. However, this is not the only place where acne can appear, and it can actually affect any area of the body that has hair follicles or oil secreting glands. These areas include the chest, shoulders, and back.'Bacne', as back acne is colloquially known, affects as many as 60% of people, but it is not something that is talked about. Whereas facial acne (which aff...

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Why do I keep getting thrush?

  • 11 Sep, 2019
  • Mohamed Imran Lakhi

What is thrush?Thrush is a common yeast infection that can affect men and women. Although it's relatively harmless, thrush can be quite uncomfortable, a little embarrassing, and may keep coming back despite repeated treatments.Thrush can affect several areas of the body, including the armpits, the groin, and the mouth, although it's far more common in the genital area. While thrush is not technically classed as a sexually transmitted infectio...

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How long does it take the contraceptive pill to work?

  • 06 Sep, 2019
  • Mohamed Imran Lakhi

A lot of women still prefer the contraceptive pill as a non-invasive option for preventing pregnancy these days. If you have decided to use the pill, you may be wondering when exactly it will start protecting you from becoming pregnant.While there is a general guide as to when you can expect the pill to take effect, there are other factors that will affect how long it will take the pill to start working. But first, let’s briefly look at...

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How long does erectile dysfunction last after prostate surgery?

  • 05 Sep, 2019
  • Prescription Doctor

According to Prostate Cancer UK, approximately 1 in 8 men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in their lifetime.Fortunately, prostate cancer is very treatable, especially if caught early. According to the NHS, different treatments for prostate cancer include: Surgery Hormone therapy Radiotherapy High-intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU) Cryotherapy These treatments are essential for saving lives, but can also cause major side eff...

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How to use Tea Tree oil for Acne?

  • 02 Sep, 2019
  • Mohamed Imran Lakhi

Acne is not just something that affects hormonal teenagers; adults can suffer too. It’s nothing to do with age, and there are a number of reasons for it. It could occur because of diet, hormone imbalances, skin bacteria, stress, and blocked pores. It could be a combination of these things, or just one of them, but the result is the same – lots of spots which not only look unpleasant, but can be sore and itchy too. Plus, for suffe...

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