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They found that a progressive virus "sticking" on feathers occurs because AIV-contaminated waters interact with the preen oil gland secretion.
A chalazion which is due to an oil gland attached to one of your eyelashes getting clogged.
A A stye is an infection in an eyelash follicle or one of the tiny oil glands at the edge of the eyelid.
The whole of the plant is aromatic and is covered in orange-scented oil glands that may ignite in very hot weather.
Seborrhoeic dermatitis, an inflammation in the skin where there are large numbers of oil glands (sebaceous glands) which is why it affects your eyebrows and scalp as well as your nose.
"Your scalp contains oil glands that produce sebum, a natural oil that lubricates the hair strand as it grows."
Iwach explains that there are oil glands along the margins of your eyes.
It contains isotretinoin, a substance related to vitamin A, and works by switching off overactive oil glands. However, it comes with side effects, including liver problems, depression and dry skin, so always discuss options with your GP.
Zinc Zinc is involved in hair growth and keeps the oil glands around the hair shaft working properly.
The diagnosis and treatment of dry eye are often complicated, in part because many conditions may cause it, including clogged oil glands and systemic inflammation from a rheumatologic disease.
This painful and unsightly problem arises because the lips have an ultra-thin layer of skin without any oil glands. This makes them susceptible to moisture loss, sun-damage, allergies, irritants, and environmental insults that accelerate the aging process.
Skin experts say that testosterone can accompany cortisol, which can drive oil glands to produce more oil.
Those are not nits; they are either dandruff or DEC plugs which are secretions from oil glands.
"Excess insulin can trigger oil glands and increase the risk of acne.
Zinc aids in healing the skin and prevents acne by regulating the activity of the oil glands. It is also an antioxidant, helping to fight and prevent the formation of free radicals.