Reducing Your Lupus Symptoms

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Lupus is an autoimmune disease that causes your immune system to attack healthy cells and tissues within your body. Lupus causes inflammation that may affect some of your body systems such as your joints, kidneys, skin, blood cells, brain, lungs and heart. According to the Mayo Clinic, the commons signs and symptoms of lupus will…

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Avoiding Toenail Fungus While At The Pool This Summer

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If you have a toenail fungus, it’s fairly common. However, when you have one you may feel very embarrassed or as if you’re the only one suffering from it. If you have it, you can think of it as having athlete’s foot because it is a fungus as well. The difference between the two is…

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Poison Ivy, Poison Oak, Poison Sumac

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Woods and Forests Poison Ivy Atlanta GA

Poison oak, poison sumac and poison ivy all contain the same plant oil that triggers an allergic reaction on your skin. If you brush up against or come in contact with one of these poisonous plants, the urushoil comes in contact with your skin and will cause an allergic reaction on it. While they all…

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Protecting Your Scalp From The Sun

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Atlanta GA Dermatologists that Treat Hair Loss

Summer is here! June 21, 2018 marked the June Solstice when the sun reaches its northernmost point from the equator. The sun is higher in the sky throughout the day and its rays hit the Earth at a more direct angle, which gives us the warm (and sometimes downright HOT) summer. During the day of…

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The “Pregnancy Mask” You Never Asked To Put On

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There are times in your life when you willingly strap a mask over your face to have fun. Halloween and masquerade balls are two types of events where a mask is acceptable and fun. Another occasion that you may wear a mask is during your pregnancy. However, this type of mask is never invited or…

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The Differences Between A Blister And Blistering Skin

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Atlanta GA Dermatologist That Treat Medical Conditions

Blisters are not fun. If you have one, you know that it not only hurts, but it also can look bad as well. When it comes to blisters, you may have a common blister or blistering skin. These two conditions are very different for many reasons. A Blister A single blister is a pocket of…

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Are Clinical Trials A Good Option For You?

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Atlanta GA Dermatologists

Do you feel like you’re at a dead end when it comes to your skin condition? Does it seem like nothing you do, no ointment that you use, and no pill that you take is helping it go away? If this describes how you’re feeling about your skin condition, it may be a good time…

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Salicylic Acid For Wart Removal

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Warts are caused by human papillomavirus (HPV). If you have a wart it can cause you pain, discomfort and it can be unsightly. Warts can be treated in a variety of different ways. Each method depends on the type and location of your wart. A typical solution for your wart solution may include the use…

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Psoriasis In Your Scalp

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Atlanta GA Dermatologist for Medical Conditions

Psoriasis is a chronic disease that is caused by a rapid growth of skin cells. Your immune system sends faulty signals to your skin cells, which causes them to grow too quickly. Your body cannot shed these extra skin cells; instead they begin to pile up on your skin’s surface, which causes psoriasis to appear.…

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Screening Against And For Skin Cancer

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The title of this blog may be a bit confusing for you. It probably seems like the words “for” and “against” completely contradict themselves, and they do! However, as you’ll read, both specific considerations for your skin are important for you as you think about preventing and detecting skin cancer. Screening Against Skin Cancer The…

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