Dermatology Service: Treating Acne

Do you suffer from acne? It can be stressful and can take a toll on your self-esteem and your social life. Don’t worry though, you are not alone! Millions of Americans suffer from acne, as well as many more people all around the world. Being the number one skin affliction, acne comes in many forms; white and/or blackheads and blemishes. Typically, teenagers are the age group that suffers from acne the most, not just in terms of numbers but also in terms of severity. However, the truth is many adults have issues with acne also. Acne can be very mild and acute or it can be very severe, painful and chronic.

Dermatology Service: Skin Infections

There are many types of skin infections, but they usually fall into three categories: Fungal, Bacterial and Viral. Each of these come with their own symptoms, issues and treatments.

Dermatology Service: Athlete’s Foot

Fungal infections come in many forms and levels of severity. Two of the most common diagnoses are athlete’s foot and ringworm, both of which are part of the tinea family of fungal infections. Even though they are of the same family and grow in similar damp and warm conditions, the signs and symptoms of each disease is different.

Dermatology Service: Poison Ivy

Poison Sumac, oak and ivy are all plants in the Toxicodendron family. They often cause an allergic reaction called contact dermatitis, which often results in an itchy, red rash that often takes the form of tiny blisters. Contact dermatitis is the most commonly diagnosed skin problem in people who have been in contact with plants.

Acne Cause & Prevention

Do you suffer from acne? It can be stressful and can take a toll on your self-esteem and your…

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Herpes Simplex

Herpes Simplex is most easily diagnosed when the patient visits the doctor during an outbreak…

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Nail Fungus

Nail fungus is caused by fungi burrowing underneath either a finger or toe nail and…

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What many people don’t realize is that a rash is not a diagnosis. It is a blanket term for many…

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Skin Pigmentation Disorder

Skin pigmentation disorders are a pretty rare occurrence. However, many people who suffer from…

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Straight Talk On Eczema

Eczema is a skin condition that is estimated to affect one in ten adults and one in five children…

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Rosacea is Anything but Rosy

Just like the name would suggest, rosacea is a common skin condition characterized by a…

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Can you remove a wart with duct tape? According to one study, it was indicated that warts…

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Summer Skin Cancer Information

Being sure that you wear sunscreen regularly, washing and moisturizing your skin daily is…

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Sunscreen Info

There are certain times of the year like spring and summer where everyone must be extra mindful…

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Hyperhidrosis, more commonly known as excessive sweating affects individuals in numerous…

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Diaper rash affects millions of adults and children every year. It is most common in children…

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