• Nummular Dermatitis

    Nummular dermatitis is a type of eczema characterized by intensely itchy, red, scaly, and at times weeping or oozing coin-shaped lesions. Nummular dermatitis typically affects the extremities, with the legs being the most common site of involvement. The condition can occur at any age, with men being

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  • Pseudofolliculitis Barbae

    Pseudofolliculitis barbae is a chronic inflammatory condition that predominantly affects men of African descent. Affected individuals develop pink papules and pustules around the hair follicles on the face and neck as a result of shaving. As the papules and pustules resolve, it can result in hyperpigmentation

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  • Lichen Simplex Chronicus

    It’s not uncommon to occasionally have itchy skin. However, chronic itching could be a sign of a skin condition. Scratching and itching your skin can be a by-product of Lichen Simplex Chronicus or LSC. While more common in adults, it can happen to children as well. Lichen Simplex Chronicus (LSC) is

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  • Candidiasis

    Have you ever heard of opportunistic infections (OIs)? They are caused by germs that cannot cause problems if your immune system works properly. However, these germs can cause serious health problems in people whose immune systems are weak. Candidiasis is an opportunistic infection caused by Candida

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  • Urticaria

    There are seemingly unlimited afflictions that can affect your skin. Hives are dozens of conditions that strike the skin's surface and cause varying degrees of itchiness, discomfort, redness, and swelling. Hives are typically caused by an allergic reaction and can be either chronic or acute, but the

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  • Tinea

    There are many different types of fungal infections that can affect your skin. One of the most common types is Ringworm or Tinea Corporis. This condition impacts several people, but fortunately, there are treatment options that can help curb the symptoms. Ringworm d is a rash caused by a fungal infection.

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  • Tattoo Removal

    Tattoos are one of the oldest and most popular art forms applied to the human body. For thousands of years, tattoos have been used for various reasons and applied through different techniques. However, not everyone realizes the risks of getting a tattoo despite the precautions you take.

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  • Striae (Stretch Marks)

    Stretch marks are medically termed “striae” and are scars on the skin. They appear in areas of the skin that have stretched to grow and expand the body. They don’t cause harm or pain, but some people don’t like how they look on the skin and may feel self-conscious about their stretch marks. They

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  • Skin Care for Dry, Sensitive Skin Types

    Your skin is one of your body's most essential organs. It's a living, breathing organism designed to protect you from infections, aid in healing, send signals to your brain, and help you develop. However, the only way that skin can do its job is if we protect and care for it. Several conditions and diseases

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  • Scleroderma

    Autoimmune diseases can also cause skin diseases, such as Sclerodemera. While it is rare for this to occur, it can affect people who have a family history of suffering from such autoimmune diseases. Scleroderma is also known as systemic sclerosis, a rare disease that makes skin harden and tighten. There

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  • Microneedling

    Do you find your skin beginning to sag and lose its youthful luster? An RF Microneedling treatment may be just what your skin needs to return to its original state. Scheduling an appointment with a board-certified doctor, such as a plastic surgeon, can help determine if RF micro-needling or another cosmetic

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  • Microdermabrasion and Dermabrasion

    Microdermabrasion is a light surface treatment that refreshes the skin and reduces fine lines. It is often used to reduce the appearance of crow's feet, age spots, and acne scars. It also has the advantage of stimulating the natural growth of new skin cells and collagen.

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  • Lice

    Along with bed bugs, ticks, and other insect infections that make your skin crawl, head lice is one of the most uncomfortable and irritating conditions you can contract. Head lice are tiny, crawling insects drawn to the head because of the hair follicles it contains. If you've ever been unlucky enough

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  • Folliculitis

    If you have ever had extreme itchiness on the surface of your skin for no apparent reason, there’s a good chance that you have had folliculitis. Your hair follicles are surprisingly fragile and prone to becoming infected, causing severe itchiness and discomfort. While outside elements can cause folliculitis

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  • Fillers

    Dermal fillers are a popular cosmetic procedure used to smooth out wrinkles, plump up your skin, and give your face a more youthful appearance. In 2020 alone, over 3.4 million dermal filler injections were administered in the United States, making it the second most commonly requested cosmetic procedure. Minimally

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  • Cysts

    There are hundreds of different kinds of lumps, bumps, and cysts associated with the skin. Fortunately, the vast majority of these are harmless and painless. The chart below provides a guide for some of the most common skin lumps, bumps and cysts.

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  • Cellulitis

    Having flawless skin is a goal for many people. Most people will not hesitate to spend much money and time on beauty products to achieve the desired skin. Unfortunately, cellulitis can often make the skin look less than perfect. Cellulitis is a skin infection caused by bacteria. The bacteria enter the

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  • Cellulite Treatment

    Do you have cellulite on your buttocks and thighs and do not like the dimpled, cottage-cheese like appearance that it causes? Here's everything you need to know about cellulite, including how it’s caused and the various treatment options available. Cellulite is pockets of fatty deposits that cause

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  • Boil/Furuncle

    A boil, also known as a furuncle, is a localized skin infection characterized by a red, tender bump. The spot tends to grow in size, filling with pus and becoming more painful quickly. Over time, the boil can develop a pustule (whitehead) and drain. When it drains, the boil might leave a small, round

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  • Vitiligo

    Vitiligo is a skin condition where white patches appear on a person’s skin due to loss of melanin (the pigment in our skin). The skin cells, or melanocytes, that usually produce skin color are destroyed, so the skin becomes very white in that area of the skin. Since there is no color in affected patches

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  • Sun Safety

    The sun has always been a source of warmth, happiness, and a golden tan. However, it's essential to understand the dangers of the sun and the price your skin pays for unprotected exposure. While there are still plenty of ways to have fun in the sun, it's important to protect yourself from potential hazards.

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  • Shingles (Herpes Zoster)

    According to the CDC, 1 in 3 people will likely develop Shingles in their lifetime, and one million cases of Shingles occur annually in the United States. Almost every adult born before 1980 has had Chickenpox and is thus at risk for developing shingles later in life. Shingles are caused by the varicella-zoster

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  • Scabies

    One of the most common skin infections is scabies. Scabies is contagious and can spread through close contact with families, schools, child care, prison, and nursing homes. Due to its infectious nature, it’s important to know the early signs of scabies and what you can do to treat it effectively. Human

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  • Pityriasis Alba

    Pityriasis alba is often thought of as a low grade form of eczema. It presents with ill-defined, light colored (hypopigmented), slightly scaly patches of skin most commonly found on the face. It affects mainly children and adolescents and is often more noticeable in darker skin tones or tanned skin.

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  • Pemphigus

    Pemphigus is a rare group of autoimmune skin diseases that causes painful blisters on the skin and/or mucous membranes (lips, mouth, esophagus, nose, eyes, genitals). The different types of pemphigus include: pemphigus vulgaris, pemphigus vegetans, pemphigus foliaceus, endemic pemphigus, pemphigus erythematosus,

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  • Pemphigus

    Pemphigus is a rare group of autoimmune skin diseases that causes painful blisters on the skin and/or mucous membranes (lips, mouth, esophagus, nose, eyes, genitals). The different types of pemphigus include: pemphigus vulgaris, pemphigus vegetans, pemphigus foliaceus, endemic pemphigus, pemphigus erythematosus,

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  • Molluscum Contagiosum

    Molluscum, or molluscum contagiosum, is a common viral skin infection caused by the molluscum contagiosum virus (MCV). This benign condition typically presents with pink, round bumps with a central indentation. The bumps can range in number (few to hundreds) and in size (1-6mm). The bumps can appear

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  • Moles (Nevi)

    Moles are usually harmless, but they can be a sign of skin cancer, the most common cancer in the United States. In 2021, melanoma skin cancer claimed over 7000 lives. Not all moles are cancerous, but they are the most common skin injury affecting 95% of the population. Moles are also called NEVI. They

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  • Melasma

    If you notice a sudden unevenness in skin tone with darker or darkened patches of skin, you may have a common skin condition known as melasma. If melasma has you feeling less confident about your appearance, scheduling an appointment with a board-certified dermatologist can help you correctly diagnose

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  • Melanoma

    Melanoma is a type of skin cancer originating from the pigment producing cells in the skin called melanocytes. Though not as common as basal cell carcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma, it is more deadly because of its ability to spread to other parts of the body. Melanomas can have various appearances.

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  • Lyme Disease

    Lyme Disease is a condition that many people suffer from yearly. According to the Center for Disease Control, approximately 476,000 Americans are estimated to suffer from this infection. Ordinarily, Lyme Disease does not cause any initial pain when contracted, and it is mostly when the infection's early

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  • Laser Hair Removal

    If you're tired of routinely shaving, waxing, or plucking your unwanted hair, you may want to consider laser hair reduction. One of the most common cosmetic procedures performed by board-certified dermatologists. Laser hair reduction is a standard cosmetic procedure performed by dermatologists. It consists

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  • Intertrigo

    Intertrigo is a common rash found in the folds of the skin. Common areas of involvement include the groin, the abdomen folds, and under the breasts. Because of the skin folds' friction, warmth, and moisture, the affected areas become red and raw. Symptoms can also include itching and burning. The affected

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  • Impetigo

    Impetigo is a common, highly contagious, skin infection. It is caused by a bacteria, usually either Streptococcus pyogenes or Staphylococcus aureus, which enters the skin through a minor cut or scrape causing a local infection in the skin.

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  • Hyperhidrosis (Excessive Sweating)

    If you experience sweating that seems more excessive than normal on your hands, feet, or armpits, you may have hyperhidrosis. A board-certified dermatologist can help—read on to find out all about excessive sweating, what causes it, and treatment options to control your symptoms. Also known as excessive

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