Did You Know?
Can laptops cause a rash?
Keep a distance between you and your laptop. Prolonged contact between your skin and the hot under surface of you laptop can create a condition called “erythema ab igne”, literally meaning “redness by fire”. It presents as an unattractive net-like reddish brown discoloration of the front of the thighs. Caveat! The same thing can happen anywhere a heating pad is applied for too long.
Botox for 30 years?
An ENT journal recently published the results of a biopsy taken from the crow’s feet of a patient who had been treated with Botox regularly for 30 years. The muscle tissue appeared 100% normal. There was zero evidence of any atrophy. Scientists knew that all along, but it is always nice to prove it under the microscope.
Melanoma alert: newest areas of concern
A helpful guide to the use of your child’s creams: