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ISOTRETINOIN (ACCUTANE)Patients’ Leaflets

ISOTRETINOIN (ACCUTANE)

Provided and edited by the members of the MARI authors; Iman Khalid, Lovepreet Singh, and Pooya Beigi MSc.MD. WHAT ISOTRETINOIN IS AND WHAT IT IS USED FOR Isotretinoin (also known as Roaccutane) belongs to a group of medications known as …
High Blood Pressure MonitoringArticles

High Blood Pressure Monitoring

What is high blood pressure?Blood pressure tells us how much force the blood in our blood vessels are pushing with against our vessel walls, and it is symbolized by a reading of systolic over diastolic numbers (I.e. 114/75 mm Hg). …
Gentle Tips for Dry Skin ReliefSkincare’s routine

Gentle Tips for Dry Skin Relief

Dry skin can become more noticeable in low humidity, leading to discomfort like itching, flaking, and even cracking. Simple changes in your routine can make a difference. Here’s what dermatologists recommend: Modify your baths and showers: – Close the bathroom …
Caring for Your NailsNail disorders/care

Caring for Your Nails

Nail issues are often not serious. Common problems include brittle or loose nails that may change in color or shape. It’s natural for nails to evolve – Thicken or become more brittle with age. – Experience changes during pregnancy, returning …
The reasons your face turns redSkin

The reasons your face turns red

Reasons Your Face Turns Red Many things can make our faces red, like sunburn, acne, and hot flashes. Here are 10 less obvious reasons for a red face when you look in the mirror. 1. Seborrheic Dermatitis: – This common …
CyanosisHealthcare

Cyanosis

Blue or grey skin or lips, known as cyanosis, occur when there’s insufficient oxygen in your blood or poor blood circulation. Possible causes include lung issues like asthma or pneumonia, airway problems like choking or croup, and heart conditions such …
Slapped Cheek Syndrome UnveiledSkin

Slapped Cheek Syndrome Unveiled

Slapped cheek syndrome, commonly known as fifth disease, is a frequent occurrence in children, typically resolving on its own within 3 weeks. While less common in adults, it can pose more serious implications. Identifying Slapped Cheek Syndrome The initial indication …
Dermatologists’ Tips for Healthy PiercingsSkin

Dermatologists’ Tips for Healthy Piercings

To ensure a trouble-free experience with your new piercing, follow these simple tips from board-certified dermatologists. Whether it’s an earlobe piercing or another body piercing, proper care is essential to prevent issues like infections or premature closure. Choose Wisely – …