There are a variety of reasons why dark skin may become discolored, ranging from perfectly benign skin dryness to possibly dangerous cancerous melanoma, so those who are experiencing skin discoloration may want to see a ... More »

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Moisturizing African-American skin is vital to prevent an ashy or gray tone. Both oily and dry skin types require regular moisturizing. More »

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It is possible to even out African American skin with natural products, such as natural exfoliating scrubs, Aloe vera gels, vitamin E and shea butter. Homemade exfoliating requires combining equal parts milk, brown sugar... More »

Because different conditions can cause hair loss, a person may need to see a doctor that is a dermatologist or an endocrinologist for treatment. There are many endocrine disorders that can cause hair loss, including thyr... More »

A dermatologist specializes in the treatment of nails, skin, hair and mucous membranes, according to the American Academy of Dermatology. Ten percent of dermatological conditions involve problems with the nails stemming ... More »

Upper eyelids can puff up and swell either at night or throughout the day for a variety of reasons, such as hyperthyroidism, chalazion, bacterial infections, viral infection and mumps, says Healthgrades. Chalazion occurs... More »

Ileus is caused by a variety of conditions, from cancer to a side effect of some medications, and treatment options include eliminating food and drink and taking medications to stimulate a bowel movement, according to He... More »

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