Conditions

Acne

Teenage acne is common but that doesn’t mean the condition should be ignored.  Mostly aggravated by the abrupt arrival of new hormones that stimulate the

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Psoriasis

Psoriasis is an immune-mediated disease that causes raised, red, scaly patches to appear on the skin, especially the elbows, knees and scalp. Scientists do not

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Eczema

Eczema, also known as Atopic Dermatitis, is known as the “itch that rashes.” Between 10-20% of people in the world are affected and, in most

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Rashes

Rashes, blisters and itching can be from a common conditions such as eczema, psoriasis, or allergic contact dermatitis.  However, your condition could be a more

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Melanoma

Melanoma is cancer of the pigmented cells found in a mole. Melanoma is thought to be due to genetics, excessive sun exposure, tanning booths, and

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Hives

Hives are an inflammation of the skin that are identified by their pink or red tones and itchiness. Hives look different from person to person,

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Skin Cancer

Skin cancer is one of the most common types of cancer.  There are 3 main types of skin cancer: basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma

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Moles

A mole is a pigmented spot on the outer layer of the skin. Moles are produced when cells called melanocytes cluster with tissue. Melanocytes are

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Warts

Warts are caused by a viral infection in the top layer of the skin. Warts are contagious and can be passed from person to person.

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Scabies

Scabies is a skin condition caused by mites that burrow into the skin and lay eggs. Mites are not visible on the skin and go

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Skin Tags

Skin tags are benign lesions commonly found in skin folds such as the neck. They can be removed if they become irritating or for cosmetic

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Lipomas

Discovering any lump can be unsettling.  Often detected during middle age, lipomas are fairly common fatty lumps that can be found anywhere on the body.

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Cysts

Cysts are non-cancerous, located under the skin and can be filled with fluid, pus, or other material. are common on the skin and can appear

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Keloids

Keloid scars are firm, smooth, hard growths due to spontaneous scar formation. They may arise soon after an injury or develop months later. Keloids may

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Actinic Keratosis

Actinic keratosis (AKs) are precancerous skin lesions that if left untreated may evolve into squamous cell carcinomas. Typically, they occur in fair-skinned individuals after the

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Hair Loss

Hair loss is medically known as alopecia. Everyone loses hair. It can be normal to lose about 50 to 100 strands of hair every day.

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Hyperhidrosis

Hyperhidrosis is the condition characterized by abnormally increased perspiration. Hyperhidrosis can either be generalized or localized to specific parts of the body, such as the

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Vascular Lesions

Hemangiomas are a proliferation of blood vessels.  Hemangiomas can come from genetics, sun exposure, trauma or for no apparent reason.  Small hemangiomas called cherry angiomas

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