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Good skin care product ingredients

October 24th, 2007 · 1 Comment

This post was written in response to a question from a subscriber. In reality there are no such thing as a product or ingredients that is “good” for everybody to use. Hypoallergenic is also a relative term. People can be allergic to so-called hypoallergenic products as well. In some cases the words “sensitive” and “hypoallergenic” [...]

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Nummular eczema

September 26th, 2007 · No Comments

The word nummular derives from the Latin word nummulus. Nummulus is the diminutive of the word nummus, that means “coin”. Therefore, nummular eczema refers to a type of eczema that presents with coin-shaped (round) areas of eczema. Nummular eczema is also referred to as discoid eczema.
Most patients with Nummular eczema presents with 1-3cm round patches [...]

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