What Are Those Red Patches on Your Skin?

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Atlanta GA Dermatologist for Medical Conditions

Any time an abnormal spot occurs on the skin, it can be troublesome. Many times, red patches occur that are more bothersome than worrisome, but it is always reassuring to know just what those red patches are on your skin. Below are the most common types of rashes, spots, or patches on the skin: Rosacea: this…

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Cold Sores

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Nothing can ruin a holiday celebration quite like a cold sore. Cold sores are painful blisters that appear on the lips, making it difficult to smile, talk, brush your teeth, eat, and more. Cold sores, also called fever blisters, are caused by a virus known as the herpes simplex virus (HSV). Approximately 90% of all…

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Vitamin E For Skin Renewal

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Smiling Woman Skin Care Atlanta GA

As we age, our skin is continually going through changes. Many changes are hormonal – beginning with puberty and acne in adolescence and flaring up with different hormonal changes throughout life. Some changes are specific to age. The loss of collagen and elasticity is a regular occurrence with aging skin, though most people want to…

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Cold Weather And Your Skin

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With cold temperatures arriving in Georgia, it is important to understand how to protect your skin from winter’s chill. While cold temps can actually benefit your health and skin, the effects of central heating and harsh dry air can harm your skin. Finding the balance of proper skincare can help to alleviate the dry and…

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Molluscum Contagiosum

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Children Playing Atlanta, GA

Children come down with the strangest symptoms sometimes, and Molluscum Contagiosum is definitely one of them. Often popping up overnight, molluscum contagiosum is a viral skin infection that causes small, flesh-colored bumps on the skin. While this is a benign skin infection, it is highly contagious through contact. Most people have never heard of molluscum…

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Dealing With Rosacea

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Atlanta GA Medical Dermatologists

If you have Rosacea, people may continually ask if you have a sunburn or if you are embarrassed. These questions are generally due to the appearance of red and inflamed skin on the central face. Rosacea is a chronic skin condition that causes redness and visible blood vessels in the face. Because the face is…

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Poison Ivy: What To Know

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Side Profile of Male Patient with Eczema Atlanta GA

The calendar may say October, but here in Georgia many people still find themselves in shorts and t-shirts. Warm temperatures draw people outside, yet to stay cool most people find relief from the sun’s rays in the shade. While it is essential to keep yourself from becoming overheated on hot days, you must watch where…

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Skin Tags

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Skin tags are a common occurrence among people of all ethnicity, gender, and socioeconomical backgrounds. Being more of a nuisance than anything else, skin tags are tiny, benign growths that protrude or “hang” off the skin. Skin tags are connected to the skin by a thin stalk called a peduncle, and they are generally found…

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Sun Spots Treatment

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Atlanta GA Medical Dermatologists

Now that summer is drawing to a close, you may begin to notice that your skin has changed over the last few months. While wearing a “summer glow” is a beautiful accessory during the summer months, once the weather cools down, many people are left with unwanted evidence of how the sun negatively affected their…

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Treating Melasma At Summer’s End

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Melasma Treatment Atlanta GA

Melasma is a common skin complaint among women of childbearing age. This skin problem is generalized by brown patches of skin that typically appear on the forehead, bridge of the nose, upper lip, and chin. Many women find that they are very self-conscious about this discoloration and want to know what they can do to…

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