Doctors can use medical growth medicines to grow nails, growth rings and other skin growths, according to the American Academy of Dermatology.
They’re also being used in the treatment of conditions like psoriasis, psorias, rheumatoid arthritis and other autoimmune conditions.
The academy’s website lists the use of growth medicines in the field of dermatology.
One such application involves a topical topical gel that can help prevent nail growths and other nail disorders.
The gel, called a growth medication, contains an antibiotic that fights infections, says the academy.
Another uses topical growth medicine for a disorder called alopecia areata, which is a skin disorder in which the hair follicles grow abnormally and turn gray.
It can cause skin rashes, rashes and itching, and can cause dark patches and acne, says Dr. Jennifer Stansfield, a dermatologist in Los Angeles.
In the U.S., growth medicine prescriptions for the treatment are up 10 percent since 2010, according the American Association of Dermal Physicians.
Thats partly due to a shortage of doctors.
But for many patients, the cost of treating these conditions can make it difficult to afford the treatments, Dr. Stansfields said.
Some doctors are also using the growth medicine to treat certain conditions such as psoritis and rheumatism.
And some doctors are using it for hair growth.
For some patients, growth medicine may also help with conditions such overactive thyroid or hair loss, the academy says.
The American Academy’s website offers more information on medical growth medications.
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