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The Importance Of Regular Skin Exams In Detecting Skin Cancer

When was the last time you saw a dermatologist? We’re pretty sure most people don’t know or perhaps have never stepped foot inside a dermatologist’s office; however, 1 in 5 Read More

Are You Dealing With a Rash?

From coming in contact with poison ivy to dealing with a high dose of stress, there are many reasons a rash might appear. Most of the time, a rash will Read More

Finding Treatment for Bed Sores

If you or a loved one is bed-bound, one of the main concerns is bedsores, which can develop when there is persistent pressure placed on the skin for extended periods. Read More

Understanding Pediatric Atopic Dermatitis

When we think of skin disorders, we most often assume that these are problems that mostly adults deal with; however, children and teens can also deal with a wide range Read More

What Is a Skin Tag?

If you’ve ever noticed a little piece of dangling skin on your body, then you’ve most likely found a skin tag. While these little growths are completely benign, they can Read More

Finding the Right Treatment for Warts on Your Hands

Warts are the result of a virus known as the human papillomavirus (HPV), and they can easily be spread from one person to another through skin-to-skin contact or by sharing Read More

When To See a Dermatologist for a Mole

Worried that all those years of sunbathing have caught up with you? Do you have a family history of skin cancer? If so, these might be reasons to turn to Read More

How Lupus Affects the Skin

Lupus is an autoimmune disorder that leads to widespread inflammation and pain. Lupus can affect multiple systems and organs in the body, but the skin tends to be one of Read More

Understanding Cold Sores

Cold sores are small, painful blisters that develop on the lips and around the mouth. These sores are caused by a viral infection known as herpes simplex. More specifically, Herpes Read More

What Is Molluscum Contagiosum?

Molluscum contagiosum is a viral infection that most commonly affects children under 10 years old, that causes hard, raised red bumps known as papules to develop on the skin. These Read More

Treating Lichen Planus

Lichen planus is an autoimmune disorder that attacks both the skin and mucous membranes inside the mouth. This chronic condition causes flat, itchy reddish-purple bumps to develop on the skin Read More

What Is Impetigo?

Find out more about this common childhood bacterial skin infection and how to treat it. Most people don’t know what impetigo is. Maybe you haven’t even heard of it. This contagious Read More

Understanding and Treating Eczema

If you notice recurring bouts of red, scaly, itchy patches of skin then you could be dealing with eczema. Eczema refers to a variety of skin conditions that cause plaques Read More

Treating Shingles

As kids, we dealt with that notoriously itchy rash caused by chickenpox. Unfortunately, as we get older, the same virus that caused our childhood chickenpox can also cause shingles. If Read More

Can't Stop Itching? Know the Signs of Poison Ivy, Sumac, and Oak

Some many conditions and problems could lead to itchy skin; however, if you’ve been exposed to poison ivy, sumac, or oak you must be able to recognize the symptoms. It’s Read More

Scalp Psoriasis: Symptoms and Treatment

Dealing with an itchy, flaky scalp? It could be dandruff or it could be a sign that you’re dealing with a common condition known as scalp psoriasis. Scalp psoriasis isn’t Read More

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