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  • What You Need To Know About Alopecia
    It can be incredibly distressing when you start to lose your hair unexpectedly. Alopecia is something that affects both men and women and this autoimmune disorder causes patches of hair Read more
  • 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
  • Get Control of Your Acne
    Don’t let acne problems cause you distress. It might be easier to treat than you realized. There are many ways that our Honolulu, HI, dermatologists - Dr. Kevin Dawson, Dr. Douglas 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
  • Importance Of Checking Moles Now
    Know how to spot skin cancer! When was the last time you gave your body a thorough self-exam to check your moles? If you’ve never done this before it’s important that 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
  • Keeping Your Hands Clean
    Know how to keep skin healthy despite cold weather and increased handwashing practices. The pandemic has certainly made us more cognizant of good hygiene and our hygiene practices. Hopefully, you’re 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
  • Rejuvenate Your Skin with Microdermabrasion
    Even the healthiest of the skin may not always look its best due to aging, acne scars, and sun exposure. If you wish to rejuvenate your face to have a Read more

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