• Warts

    OVERVIEW Warts are non-cancerous benign growths on the skin that are caused by infections from viruses known as human papillomavirus (HPV). While there are several types of warts that you can develop, the most commonly occurring types of warts include: Common WartsThis type of wart typically appears

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  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma

    OVERVIEW Squamous cells are found throughout our body; they line the surface of many parts of our body, providing protection for the tissue and organs beneath. They are found in our respiratory tracts and also our digestive tracts. In our skin, squamous cells make up the outer part of our epidermis (the

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  • Seborrheic Keratoses

    OVERVIEW: Seborrheic keratoses are very common skin growths. They are benign and not worrisome. Seborrheic keratoses tend to develop as you age, with people over 40 more likely to develop these growths. They can occur anywhere on the body except the palms and the soles. They are most typically found

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  • Seborrheic Dermatitis

    OVERVIEW If you experience dandruff and flaky, oily patches on your back, upper chest, and face, you may have a common skin condition known as seborrheic dermatitis. A form of dermatitis, this type of skin inflammation most frequently affects parts of your body that contain a lot of sebcaeous, or oil-producing

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  • Rosacea

    OVERVIEW Mainly affecting the skin on your face, rosacea is a long-lasting skin condition. Since the symptoms of rosacea can be similar to other skin issues like acne, getting your skin looked at by a board-certified dermatologist can help in developing a specialized plan of treatment that's right for

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  • Psoriasis

    OVERVIEW Psoriasis is a chronic autoimmune disorder that causes your skin cells to multiply too quickly. As a result, your skin becomes itchy, flaky, and inflamed as this sped-up growth cycle interferes with the typical skin turnover process. Psoriasis is not a contagious condition. It also cannot be

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  • Hidradenitis Suppurativa

    OVERVIEW There is no denying that once you hit puberty, numerous physical and emotional changes come along. On the physical side, Hidradenitis Suppurativa is a skin condition that can be hereditary and can start after puberty. What is Hidradenitis Suppurativa? Hidradenitis Suppurativa is a skin condition

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  • Genital Herpes

    OVERVIEW Did you know that one in every six people between the ages of 14 and 49 has genital herpes? Did you know that most of the infected people are not even aware because infection with the virus can be asymptomatic? So how can you tell if you have it? What should you do if you think you might have

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  • Eczema (Dermatitis)

    OVERVIEW Eczema (also called dermatitis) is a skin condition that can cause a variety of symptoms. These include red and swollen skin, blisters, and itchiness. Eczema is often a result of an allergic reaction or other sensitivities and varies in severity from person to person. Some people only experience

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  • Contact Dermatitis

    OVERVIEW Contact dermatitis is an inflammatory skin condition that is caused when the skin comes into contact with a substance that acts as an irritant or allergen. Contact dermatitis can be classified as a type of eczema. What are the Causes of Contact Dermatitis? There are two main causes of contact

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  • Cold Sores

    OVERVIEW A cold sore is a blister or a cluster of blisters that typically form on or around the lips and mouth. The condition is commonly referred to as herpes, herpes simplex labialis, or fever blisters. It is a life-long condition with affected people experiencing recurrent outbreaks of blisters from

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  • Bullous Pemphigoid

    OVERVIEW Bullous pemphigoid is a rare, chronic, autoimmune blistering disorder that causes large, fluid-filled blisters on the skin. The blisters can occur anywhere on the body but are most often found on the trunk and thighs. They often itch and can be very painful. Bullous pemphigoid is most common

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  • Basal Cell Carcinoma

    OVERVIEW: Basal cell carcinoma is the most common type of skin cancer that dermatologists detect and diagnose in the United States each year. In fact, basal cell carcinoma is the most frequently occurring form of all cancers. Knowing the signs and symptoms of basal cell carcinoma can help with early

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  • Atopic Dermatitis

    OVERVIEW: Have you recently experienced dry patches of skin that are red, inflamed, and extremely itchy? You may have atopic dermatitis or eczema and require a consultation from a licensed medical professional or dermatologist. Here's everything you need to know about the causes, symptoms, and treatment

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  • Hormone Therapy for Men

    OVERVIEW While hormone therapy or hormone replacement therapy is often associated with the female gender, men can benefit from it just as much as women. In fact, there are many hormone therapy options for men that can boost testosterone and have you feeling like your younger self in no time. How does

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  • Hormone Therapy for Women

    OVERVIEW The human body is an incredible thing that uses a variety of hormones to do tons of different things. Hormones are necessary to help women grow, develop, and mature into their adult bodies. They also help with the development and health of the reproductive organs, sex drive, and more. So, when

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  • Hives (Urticaria)

    OVERVIEW There are seemingly unlimited afflictions that can affect your skin. Hives are one of these dozens of conditions that strike the surface of the skin and cause varying degrees of itchiness, discomfort, redness, and swelling. Hives are typically caused by an allergic reaction and can be either

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  • Herpes Simplex Virus

    OVERVIEW Herpes Simplex Virus (HSV) is a virus known to cause a very common infection called herpes. Oftentimes, the infection can be asymptomatic and go undetected. However, it can also manifest in some people with painful blisters and sores on the skin- commonly around the mouth or in the genital area.

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  • Healthy Skin Habits: Get glowing with these top tips

    OVERVIEW Many factors affect how your skin looks. Genetics play a role in the skin’s potential to glow, but a healthy lifestyle and positive self-care habits can help change the overall appearance of your skin. Pollution, age, smoking cigarettes, and dehydration can make skin appear dull and lack a

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  • Forehead Wrinkles

    OVERVIEW Forehead wrinkles are often a sign of stress, unhappiness, and worry. They can also result from poor sleep habits or an underlying health condition such as allergies or high blood pressure. Whatever their cause, forehead wrinkles make you look older than you are. But there is good news: they're

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  • Folliculitis

    OVERVIEW If you have ever had extreme itchiness on the surface of your skin for no apparent reason, there’s a good chance that you had folliculitis. Your hair follicles are surprisingly fragile and are prone to becoming infected and causing severe itchiness and discomfort. While folliculitis can be

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  • Fillers for Undereye Bags

    OVERVIEW Undereye bags are one of the key areas of focus for many people who are over the age of thirty. This is one of the most noticeable signs of aging, and many people want to be able to effectively reduce the appearance of aging in this part of the face. Cosmetics sales in the US related to eye

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  • Focused Fat Removal: What are your options?

    OVERVIEW Since the dawn of civilization, people have been trying to lose weight. Some people believe they will automatically lose weight if they eat healthy foods. Others think they have to exercise for hours every day to achieve results. While some methods have worked for a while, others have proven

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  • Erysipelas

    OVERVIEW The skin is the body's first line of immunity, also referred to as the innate immune system. Therefore, it is not surprising that it is also the first place where bacteria enter our bodies. Most infections occur when bacteria or germs find their way into the skin; this happens in the case of

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  • Eliminating Nasolabial Folds

    OVERVIEW Do you have nasolabial folds? If so, you're not alone. Nasolabial folds are a common cosmetic concern for many people. Fortunately, there are treatments available that can help eliminate nasolabial folds. This article will discuss the various treatment options available and how they work. We

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  • Dry Skin and Keratosis Pilaris

    OVERVIEW About 40% of adults worldwide develop some sort of Keratosis Pilaris in their lifetime. Seven in every ten teenagers are affected by the condition. While this skin condition is not harmful and doesn't need to be treated, it can be quite annoying. Most people with the condition find out that

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  • Diabetes-Related Skin Conditions

    OVERVIEW Around 537 million adults around the world live with diabetes. Additionally, 1/3 of those with diabetes encounter a skin condition during their life. Indeed, diabetes is closely tied to skin disorders. Patients may suffer from allergies, infections, dry or itchy skin, and other problems. However,

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  • Dermatofibrosarcoma Protuberans (DFSP)

    OVERVIEW If you or someone you know has been recently diagnosed with Dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans (DFSP), you may be feeling overwhelmed and scared. Don't worry; we are here to help. This article will discuss everything you need to know about DFSP, including what it is, how it is treated, and the

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  • Cosmetic Treatments to Schedule Before Summer

    OVERVIEW If you want to be in tip-top shape for the warmer months, now is the time to schedule your cosmetic treatments. There are a number of options available, including plastic surgery, dermatology, and skincare treatments. Before you schedule your appointment, make sure you do some research. There

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  • Chemical Peels

    OVERVIEW Chemical peels are cosmetic procedures that use various chemical solutions to exfoliate your skin. Chemical peels are commonly done on your face, neck, and hands. They work by removing and shedding the outer layer of skin, leaving behind new and regenerated skin which appears smoother and more

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  • Cheek Enhancement

    OVERVIEW Aging affects our body in different ways, including our cheeks. As you get older, it's not uncommon for you to see changes to your cheeks, including: loss of volume sunken-in or hollowed-out appearance A cheek enhancement may help, especially if you're unhappy with the look of your cheeks.

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  • Cellulitis

    OVERVIEW Having flawless skin is a goal for many people. To achieve the desired skin, most people will not hesitate to spend a lot of money and time on beauty products. Unfortunately, cellulitis can often make the skin look less than perfect. Cellulitis is a skin infection caused by bacteria. The bacteria

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  • Cellulite Treatments: What really works?

    OVERVIEW: Do you have cellulite on your buttocks and thighs and do not like the dimpled, cottage-cheese like appearance that it causes? Here's everything you need to know about cellulite, including how it’s caused and the various treatment options available. What is Cellulite? Cellulite is pockets

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  • Caring for Your Skin in Menopause

    OVERVIEW The period after your menstrual cycle permanently stops is known as menopause. In addition to the ending of your period, many people also experience changes to their mood, hair, and skin. Treating the symptoms of menopause can help lessen the severity of the effects. If you're experiencing changes

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  • Birthmarks/Pigmented Skin

    OVERVIEW Most people have at least one birthmark, and for the majority of people, they are nothing more than a minor cosmetic concern. For some, however, their birthmark can be a source of self-consciousness or even embarrassment. What is a Birthmark? A birthmark is a mark or blemish present on the skin

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