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  • Keratosis pilaris

    Keratosis pilaris: overview Keratosis pilaris: This harmless skin condition causes tiny, rough-feeling bumps on the skin. What is keratosis pilaris? Keratosis Pilaris_YouTube_FINAL.mp4 from Chicago Health SMB Brands on Vimeo. Keratosis pilaris is a common skin condition, which appears as tiny bumps

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  • Cold-weather Sun Protection

    As you bundle up from head to toe to stay warm in the winter cold, you may be tempted to set the sunscreen aside, but experts say sun protection shouldn’t be reserved for warmer months. "On a crisp winter morning run, remember that even if the sky looks clear, that also means there’s UV radiation

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  • 4 Skin Care Tips for Your Hands

    Try these hands-down best tips to care for your digits’ delicate skin You use them all day, every day, but are you giving your hands the TLC they need? Much like your face, your hands are exposed to the elements more than the other parts of your body. Plus, they’re always in motion: typing on a computer

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  • Your winter skin survival kit

    As temperatures dip, check your products for these skin-saving ingredients Cold air outside, hot air inside, and dry air everywhere can disrupt the skin’s barrier in the winter. And that can mean dry, itchy skin for everyone, but especially for those who deal with conditions like eczema and psoriasis. Here

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  • What your skin can tell you about your overall health

    From general fatigue to possible Parkinson's disease, skin, hair, and nail conditions can be symptoms of a range of ailments Though skin is on the outside of your body, it can be a surprisingly clear window to what’s happening on the inside. "You can tell a lot about somebody by looking at their skin,"

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  • Fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology (FAAD)

    When you see the letters “FAAD” after your dermatologist’s name, it stands for: Fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology (FAAD) The letters FAAD tells you that you’re seeing a dermatologist, a medical doctor who specializes in diagnosing and treating the skin, hair, and nails, who: Has

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  • Retinoid or Retinol

    Tips for when to use these skin care powerhouses Retinoids and retinol can be found in products stocked up and down most skin care aisles, but do you really understand the difference and how to use each? Retinoids are not a fad While it may seem like the latest must-have ingredient of the moment, a type

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  • How your workout can affect your skin

    Working out affects skin in good and not-so-good ways. Here is how to protect it while getting fit. Working out regularly can help maintain your weight, boost your overall mood and self-esteem, motivate you to eat healthier, and do wonders for your skin. However, not taking the right precautions while

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  • Is your Dry Scalp Something More Serious

    From dandruff to fungal infections, your scalp could be in need of some TLC A dry, itchy scalp can prove distracting, painful and—when paired with scabbing or flaking—embarrassing. It may be tempting to take matters into your own hands by scratching or attempting to mask the issue with products,

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  • How to check your nails for melanoma

    When checking the body for signs of skin cancer, many people may only think to check their skin. However, it’s important to check the nails, too. Although rare, skin cancer, including melanoma — the deadliest form of skin cancer — can develop under and around the fingernails and toenails. While

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  • COVID arm: No reason to skip your COVID-19 Vaccine

    COVID arm: No reason to skip your COVID-19 vaccine Dermatologists understand people are concerned about getting “COVID arm” (also called “COVID vaccine arm”) – a rash that can develop on the arm where you got your COVID-19 shot. Seeing a large rash days after getting vaccinated can be scary,

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  • How to get prior authorization for medical care

    Have you ever tried to make an appointment to get a medical test, arrange for a treatment, or fill a prescription from your dermatologist only to find out that you need prior authorization? When some patients hear these two words, they don’t know what to do next. The following explains what you need

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  • Actinic keratosis

    Actinic keratosis: Diagnosis and treatment If you find a spot or growth on your skin that you think could be an actinic keratosis (AK), it’s time for a thorough skin exam. Should you have an AK, an accurate diagnosis and treatment can: Reduce your risk of developing skin cancer Get rid of an AK,

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  • Actinic Keratoses

    Actinic keratosis: Diagnosis and treatment If you find a spot or growth on your skin that you think could be an actinic keratosis (AK), it’s time for a thorough skin exam. Should you have an AK, an accurate diagnosis and treatment can: Reduce your risk of developing skin cancer Get rid of an AK,

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  • Neurodermatitis

    Neurodermatitis around the anklebone: Scratching an itchy patch around the ankle caused the neurodermatitis to appear. Neurodermatitis: Overview Neurodermatitis is a skin condition that begins with an itch.The itch can develop anywhere on the surface of the body. Most commonly, though, an itchy patch

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  • Nummular Dermatitis

    Nummular dermatitis: This skin problem often causes coin-shaped rashes on the skin that can itch or burn. Nummular dermatitis: Overview Also called discoid eczema People who get this skin problem often see distinct, coin-shaped (nummular) or oval sores on their skin. Nummular dermatitis often appears

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  • Moles

    Moles are common. In fact, light-skinned adults typically have 10 to 40 “common” or “normal” moles on their skin. When you talk to your dermatologist about your moles, he or she may use the word “nevus.” Nevus is the medical term for mole. When your dermatologist is talking about two or more

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  • Skin Cancer

    Skin cancer is the most common cancer. Current estimates are that 1 in 5 Americans will develop skin cancer in their lifetime. When detected early, skin cancer is highly treatable. The most common warning signs of skin cancer include changes in size, shape, or color of a mole or other skin lesion or

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  • Acne

    If you have acne, also called acne vulgaris, you’re not alone. It is the most common skin condition in the United States. Approximately 40 to 50 million Americans have acne. Most are teens and young adults but it can occur at any age.Newborns get acne. Children get acne. Even menopausal women get acne. At

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  • Lupus and Your Skin

    Lupus is an autoimmune disease, a condition in which your body’s immune system attacks healthy cells. Lupus can affect many organs in your body, including your skin. The skin is affected in approximately two-thirds of people who have lupus. Discoid lupus erythematosus (DLE) flare WHAT IS LUPUS? There

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  • Lichen Planus

    Lichen planus is a skin disease that also is common inside the mouth. It also can affect your genitals, scalp, fingernails and toenails. WHAT DOES LICHEN PLANUS LOOK LIKE? On each part of the body, lichen planus looks somewhat different. The following describes what you can see on each part of the body. Skin On

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  • Laser Hair Reduction

    Unwanted hair is a concern for many people. If unwanted hair bothers you, you may want to discuss this with your dermatologist. Many dermatologists offer treatment for unwanted hair. One treatment option is laser hair removal. Laser hair removal reduces the amount of unwanted hair. A laser sends beams

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  • Hyperhidrosis (Excessive Sweating)

    Hyperhidrosis is excess sweating. We all need to sweat to keep our bodies cool. However, people with hyperhidrosis seem to have overactive sweat glands. They may sweat even when their body does not need cooling. Many people who have hyperhidrosis sweat from one or more areas of the body. Most often,

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  • How to Protect Yourself from the Sun

    Anyone can get skin cancer, regardless of skin color. Avoiding overexposure to the sun is the most preventable way to reduce your risk for all skin cancers, including melanoma, the deadliest form. Seeking shade, wearing protective clothing and applying sunscreen are important ways to protect your skin

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  • Hidradenitis Suppurativa

    Hidradenitis suppurativa, also known as acne inversa, is an inflammatory disease that causes bumps to appear on the skin. While these bumps may resemble pimples or boils, they typically appear in places where acne does not, such as the underarms and groin. Many people have HS for life. When the condition

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  • Herpes Simplex

    Herpes simplex is a common viral infection. If you’ve ever had a cold sore, you’ve been infected with the herpes simplex virus. Most cold sores are caused by herpes simplex virus type 1 (HSV-1), which is why HSV-1 is also called “oral herpes.” A different yet closely related herpes simplex virus,

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  • Hand Rashes

    Hand rashes are common. Our hands touch so many things that can cause a rash. WHY DO HAND RASHES DEVELOP? A hand rash can occur because of something you touched or something going on inside your body. Some rashes appear almost immediately. Others develop over time. Many people get a hand rash from substances

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  • Hair Loss & Hair Restoration

    When your hair starts to thin or fall out, it can be troubling. If you are experiencing hair loss, a board-certified dermatologist can help determine what type of hair loss you have and recommend treatment options. WHAT IS NORMAL HAIR GROWTH? With more than 100,000 hair follicles on your scalp, about

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  • Genital Warts

    Genital warts are warts that form in the genital area. They are caused by the human papillomavirus (HPV) in people who are infected with this virus. HPV is a common sexually transmitted infection. There are more than 100 types of HPV. Only a few types of HPV can cause genital warts. HOW DO PEOPLE GET

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  • Fungal Infections of the Skin

    For most people, a fungal infection causes a mild skin rash or itching of the skin. Most fungal infections develop on the skin, but a fungal infection also can affect the nails and hair. If a person has a weak immune system due to a medical condition such as HIV or cancer, a fungal infection may be more

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  • Facial Rejuvenation

    As we age, our skin becomes thinner and less elastic. This is due to collagen and elastin, the tissues that keep the skin firm, becoming weaker. You may begin to notice fine lines and sagging skin on your face and neck. You also may notice uneven skin tone, sun damage, and visible blood vessels. Dermatologists

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  • Eczema Treatment: Topical Corticosteroids for Children

    Your dermatologist has recommended a topical corticosteroid to treat your child’s eczema. This tip sheet will provide you with information on how to use this medication and what to expect while your child is using this medication. Read through this information and follow any personalized instructions

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  • Eczema | Atopic dermatitis

    Eczema is a disease that causes patches of dry, red skin, often accompanied by intense itchiness. Scratching the skin can damage its surface and make the rash worse. The most common form of eczema is atopic dermatitis. This disease usually begins very early in life. It often occurs in infants and young

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  • Dry Skin and Keratosis Pilaris

    Dry skin and keratosis pilaris are common. Dry skin can occur at any age and for many reasons. Keratosis pilaris is an inherited skin condition that develops in almost half of the population. Sometimes a dermatologist’s help is necessary to get relief from dry skin and keratosis pilaris. WHAT IS DRY

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  • Dangers of Tanning

    A tan is a sign that your skin has been injured. Whether you are exposed to the sun’s ultraviolet (UV) rays or visit an indoor tanning salon, every time you tan, your skin is damaged. As this damage builds, you speed up the aging of your skin and increase your risk for all types of skin cancer. CAN

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