Accessory Organ Disorders

Large pus filled lumps, usually occompanied by pain, and maybe a fever. Caused by an infection of pores, but boils in armpits may be caused by deodorants. Can be treated by bring boil to head by soaking in warm water. Sometimes a doctor will lance a boil.

furunculosis_28459_lg.jpg Acne The much loved plague of teens, a pus filled oil gland, a black head that has become infected. caused by blocking of the pores of the sebaceous glands. There are many diffrent topical cremes and cures. Doctors may prescribe antibiotics if severe.

A genetic trait that causes hair loss, but may be the product of aging or metabolic diseases. Doctors may prescribe medicine Hair Transplants. There are also many Proposed Cures.


Ingrown hairs
Ingrown hairs are hairs that grow out slightly and then curl back and penetrate the skin. This results in redness, tenderness and swelling at the site of penetration. Ingrown hairs are a fairly common problem. A common cause of ingrown hairs is chronic irritation to the hair shaft and follicle opening. This irritation may be due to frequent and close shaving or friction from tight clothing or belts. People with curly hair tend to have more ingrown hairs than do those with straight hair.101394-main_Full.jpg

Small Bugs that live on your head causes itching, and the bugs can be vectors for disease. Lice shampoos, combs, and shaving the head bald all can control lice.


Ingrown nail
There are several factors that can lead to an ingrown toenail. The first is an abnormality of the soft tissue on the side of the nail. Certain rare diseases can cause a laxity of the skin, but the most common soft tissue abnormality is that seen with tight-fitting shoes. The shoes cause overcrowding of the toes pushing the soft tissue against the edge of the nail. Another common factor that can lead to ingrown toenails is nail abnormalities. Improperly cutting the toenail, cutting it short and curved, can cause the nail edges to turn in.
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