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  • 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
  • What Is Impetigo?
    Find out more about this common childhood bacterial skin infection and how to treat it. Most people don’t know what impetigo is. Maybe you haven’t even heard of it. This contagious Read more
  • Tips To Prevent Skin Cancer And What To Look For
    Not all organs are internal. The skin is the largest and contains three layers: the epidermis (outer), dermis (middle), and hypodermis (deepest). When cancer cells affect any of these areas, Read more
  • When To See a Dermatologist for Your Acne
    Drs. Kevin Dawson, Douglas Chun, and Sarah Grekin of Dawson Dermatology, in Honolulu, HI, understands the difficulties of acne. About 5% of adults and 80% of adolescents suffer from acne, Read more
  • Are You Dealing with Excessive Sweating (Hyperhidrosis)?
    Are you embarrassed about how much you sweat? We all sweat, whether it’s during our morning run or just sitting outside on a hot day. But when does sweating become something Read more
  • Understanding and Treating Eczema
    If you notice recurring bouts of red, scaly, itchy patches of skin then you could be dealing with eczema. Eczema refers to a variety of skin conditions that cause plaques Read more
  • Treating Shingles
    As kids, we dealt with that notoriously itchy rash caused by chickenpox. Unfortunately, as we get older, the same virus that caused our childhood chickenpox can also cause shingles. If Read more
  • Can't Stop Itching? Know the Signs of Poison Ivy, Sumac, and Oak
    Some many conditions and problems could lead to itchy skin; however, if you’ve been exposed to poison ivy, sumac, or oak you must be able to recognize the symptoms. It’s Read more
  • Scalp Psoriasis: Symptoms and Treatment
    Dealing with an itchy, flaky scalp? It could be dandruff or it could be a sign that you’re dealing with a common condition known as scalp psoriasis. Scalp psoriasis isn’t Read more
  • Is My Rash Ringworm or Something Else?
    There are many reasons that you might be dealing with a skin rash; however, if you suspect that it might be ringworm you may be surprised to discover that there Read more

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