Acanthosis nigricans, a condition that causes the skin to become discolored and thickened in the creases and folds of your body, is difficult to treat but can be managed.
Accutane (Isotretinoin) is an oral prescription medication used to treat moderate to severe acne, including cystic or nodular acne.
Acne is a condition that affects the oil glands in your skin and occurs on the face, neck, back, chest and shoulders.
Allergy Patch Testing is a treatment used to diagnose any form of contact dermatitis and determine which allergens affect the skin.
Alopecia areata, also known as spot baldness, is a type of hair loss caused by the immune system attacking hair follicles.
Athlete’s foot earned its name because this contagious fungal infection is commonly seen in athletes, who may wear sweaty socks for long period of activity.
AviClear Acne Treatment is the first and original FDA-cleared energy device for the treatment of mild, moderate, and severe acne.
Benign Lesion Destruction means the ablation of benign, premalignant, or malignant tissues by any method and not usually requiring closure.
Cold sores, which are also called fever blisters, are groups of blisters that appear on the lip and around the mouth.
Contact dermatitis is inflammation of the skin that results from direct contact of a substance with the surface of the skin, possibly related to an allergy.
Cysts are pockets of tissue (sacs) that may become filled with pus, fluids, skin cells, and even air.
Dandruff is a condition of the scalp in which causes flaking and itching of the skin.
Dermatitis is a common skin condition characterized by an itchy rash and inflamed skin. There are many different types of dermatitis and symptoms can range in severity from mild itching and redness to severe blistering and cracked skin.
Eczema is a fairly common condition in which the skin becomes inflamed. It is also sometimes referred to as dermatitis and has many different types.
Epidermoid cysts form within hair follicles when the epidermis (outer layer of skin) grows inward toward the follicle rather than being shed away.
A fungal infection is an inflammatory condition that is caused by fungus. They can appear in many parts of the body and include athlete’s foot, yeast infections, skin and nail infections and more.
Not all forms of hair loss are preventable, but there are ways to manage and treat thinning hair on your scalp and body.
Head lice are very small parasites that live on human blood and are usually found on the head, as they are attracted to hair.
Herpes Simplex is a viral infection that is found in cold sores and fever blisters and is contagious even when sores are not visible.
Hidradenitis suppurativa is rare skin condition in which small, painful lumps develop under the skin, usually in areas where the skin rubs together (armpits, groin, between the buttocks, under the breasts, etc.) or in areas near hair follicles where many oil and sweat glands are present.
Hives are a red, raised, itchy skin rash that can be triggered by an allergic reaction, which causes the body to release a protein called histamine.
Hyperhidrosis, often referred to as excessive sweating, occurs when people experience disproportionate and/or unnecessary sweat production.
A lipoma is a common, non-cancerous, soft tissue growth just below the skin made up of fat cells. Though most lipomas are not a cause for concern, if the growth becomes too large, it may become painful and need medical attention.
Melasma is a skin condition that creates the appearance of brown to gray-brown patches of skin, usually on the face.
Milia is a skin condition that causes very small white or yellow-colored cysts to appear in clusters, usually on the eyelids, nose, cheeks, and chin, but these bumps may also appear on other parts of the body.
Atypical moles are also known as dysplastic nevi. They are unusual-looking benign (noncancerous) moles.
Molluscum Contagiosum is a contagious skin disease that appears as pink or flesh-colored bumps on the skin. It is caused by skin-to-skin contact as well as from sharing towels, clothing, or touching infected surfaces.
Fungal infections of the nails lead to white or yellowing nails that can be thick or brittle. If untreated, they can lead to permanent nail damage.
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Pediatric dermatology meets the special needs of children with such conditions as birthmarks, psoriasis, warts, eczema and other skin disorders.
Photodynamic therapy, or PDT, is a medical treatment that uses a source to activate photosensitizing molecule to treat such conditions as acne and superficial skin cancers including actinic keratosis.
Psoriasis is a disorder characterized by dry, scaly skin and is the result of the immune system producing skin cells too quickly.
Ringworm is not caused by worms; it is a skin infection caused by a fungus. It can be caused by touching another person who has the infection, or by sharing items that the person has been in contact – such as towels, bedding, chairs and clothes.
Rosacea is a fairly common skin condition that causes redness in your face. In some cases, it may also produce small, red, pus-filled bumps.
Sebaceous hyperplasia is a benign bump on the skin that forms as a result of over-productive oil glands.
Seborrheic keratosis is one of the most common noncancerous skin growths found in older adults. It most commonly appears as a brown, black or light tan growth on the face, chest, shoulders or back. Although they are not cancerous, they can look like skin cancer.
Shingles is a painful skin rash caused by a virus that appears on a small area on one side of the face or body.
Skin tags are small, soft skin growths that can occur anywhere on the body but are most common on the eyelids, neck, armpits, groin folds and under the breasts.
Sun damage occurs over time after repeated or extended exposure to the sun. It accelerates the normal aging process as the sun’s ultraviolet light breaks down and damages the elastins in our skin.
Sunscreen is a topical product that is used to reflect or absorb some of the ultraviolet rays from the sun. Sunscreens are rated and labeled with a sun protection factor (SPF) that measures the fraction of sunburn-producing UV rays that reach the skin.
Vitiligo is an autoimmune disease in which white patches of skin appear on different areas of the body. In addition to the skin, it can affect the mucous membranes of the mouth and nose as well as the eyes.
Warts are benign, non-cancerous growths that appear on the skin as the result of a virus called human papillomavirus, or HPV.