Medical Dermatology

Acne

What is Acne? Acne is the most common skin disease in the U.S. Acne is a chronic disorder of the hair follicles and sebaceous glands. Acne causes clogged pores which lead to comedones (“whiteheads and

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Actinic Keratosis

What is Actinic Keratosis? Actinic Keratosis (plural: Actinic Keratoses, AK) are premalignant lesions of the skin that, when left untreated, can potentially develop into skin cancer. The primary cause for AK is chronic sun damage.

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Allergy Testing

Allergic contact dermatitis is a common skin condition in which patients have become sensitized to a particular allergen or chemical in their environment and suffer from a persistent itchy rash, usually localized to the area

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Eczema

What is eczema? Eczema (also known as atopic dermatitis) is a chronic skin condition that involves irritated and itchy patches of skin. The exact cause of eczema is not known, but it is common in

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Hair Loss

CAUSES OF HAIR LOSS  Hair loss can be an emotionally difficult condition for both men and women. There are many causes of hair loss. Most commonly it can be genetic, age-related hair loss. Both men

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Moles

Moles, also referred to as nevi are common. Almost everyone has at least a few, but they are more common the lighter your skin is. Moles come in all shapes and size. They can grow and change

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Psoriasis

What is psoriasis? A common and chronic condition, psoriasis typically causes patches of itchy, scaly and sometimes inflamed skin. Although they can appear anywhere, these patches, called plaques, are most likely to crop up on

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Rosacea

Rosacea is a common skin condition that causes redness and visible blood vessels in your face. It may also produce small, red, pus-filled bumps. These signs and symptoms may flare up for weeks to months

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Skin Cancer

Skin cancer is the most common cancer in the United States and worldwide. In the U.S., more than 9,500 people are diagnosed with skin cancer every day. More than two people die of the disease every hour.

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Sunspots & Pigmentation

Discoloration on your mind? Over time, normal daily exposure to the sun starts showing up on our skin as discoloration. This process can start as early as our 20s but really starts to accumulate after

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