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Why Do I Keep Getting Cold Sores?

Cold sores are painful and uncomfortable, and they can have an impact on how you feel about yourself. If you experience recurrent breakouts, it’s time to discuss treatment options to manage your flares.

Sep 9th, 2021
Do Warts Go Away on Their Own?

Warts are usually not life-threatening. However, some warts, depending on their location, can cause pain, and they may affect your appearance. Treatment to remove your wart is available when you’re ready.

Aug 17th, 2021
What to Do About an Unusual Mole

A licensed dermatologist is your go-to medical professional for all things skin-related. If you see something, say something. An unusual-looking mole may be a sign of melanoma skin cancer, but when caught early, it’s easier to treat.

Jul 15th, 2021
Summertime Tips for Managing Rosacea

Rosacea doesn’t have to put a damper on your summer. By taking a few steps to avoid your triggers and adjusting your lifestyle habits, you can enjoy the summer months and keep rosacea flares at bay.

Jun 29th, 2021
Symptoms of Chromhidrosis

If your sweat doesn’t look quite right, or you notice that instead of it being clear, your sweat has a color to it, you could have a rare condition called chromhidrosis. Visiting a specialist is the first step toward getting answers and treatment.

May 24th, 2021
Warning Signs of Hidradenitis Suppurativa

Hidradenitis suppurativa is a rare, painful skin disease with symptoms that range from mild to severe. For a proper diagnosis and appropriate treatment, it’s necessary to schedule a visit with a dermatology specialist.

Feb 16th, 2021
What to Do About Severe Eczema

Living with severe eczema can feel like a prison sentence. Like many chronic diseases, eczema treatment requires careful management. With the help of a dermatologist, you can reduce the severity of your symptoms.

Jan 18th, 2021
Epidermolytic Ichthyosis Symptoms and Treatment

Epidermolytic ichthyosis (EI) makes skin itchy, scaly, and sensitive. Special care is vital to keep skin as healthy as possible and to prevent serious complications. With proper care, children and adults with EI can lead normal lives.

Dec 17th, 2020
Severe Alopecia: Is There Hope?

Searching for alopecia treatment can leave you feeling distressed and hopeless as you lose your hair. While most treatments typically have limited effectiveness, there is hope in emerging treatments shown to benefit people with severe alopecia.

Nov 18th, 2020
Why You Shouldn't Wait to Treat Actinic Keratosis

If you find an abnormal spot on your skin, it could be something potentially serious. Getting a thorough skin evaluation is the best first step in detecting skin problems early, so schedule a visit with a skin specialist.

Oct 18th, 2020
Signs of Malignant Skin Lesions

Skin cancer can strike unexpectedly. The best steps you can take to protect yourself against skin cancer are checking your skin regularly (and knowing what to look for), and scheduling regular checkups with your dermatologist.

Sep 18th, 2020
Look for These Four Common Signs of Vitiligo

Vitiligo is a long-term, progressive skin condition that may affect your self-image. Treatment is aimed at restoring pigmentation to create a uniform skin tone. Discuss treatment options with your dermatologist.

Aug 20th, 2020
What Does Seborrheic Dermatitis Look Like?

Seborrheic dermatitis is a skin disease that can cause discomfort, emotional stress, and anxiety. Fortunately, treatment is available to reduce the symptoms and impact on your life so you can feel like yourself again.

Jul 23rd, 2020
How Lupus Affects the Skin

Most patients with lupus are highly sensitive to sunlight. Even minimal amounts of sunlight can cause flare-ups and worsen skin diseases. Protecting yourself from the sun is essential to managing lupus-specific skin problems.

Jun 23rd, 2020
What Is Pemphigus and How Is It Treated?

Pemphigus is a skin disease that can impact your quality of life, causing emotional stress, anxiety, and sleep disturbance. Fortunately, treatment is available to help you get your life back.

May 29th, 2020
The 5 Most Common Rosacea Triggers

Rosacea is a complex and chronic skin condition that is easily triggered by common environments and activities. Learn about what triggers this lesser-known condition and discuss it with a health care professional.

Apr 28th, 2020
8 Myths About Acne Debunked

Acne can cause pain and irritation all over your skin and have an effect on your life. Put your best face forward by separating myth from fact when it comes to caring for acne-prone skin.

Feb 10th, 2020