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Alopecia Needs a Dedicated Dermatologist

Posted on the behalf of Medical Dermatology Specialists, 17th January 2022

Hair Loss

Alopecia strikes as many as 80 million men and women just in the United States. This devastating condition leads to complete and total hair loss for many and life-altering hair loss or thinning for all. The treatment for alopecia requires advanced dermatology and commitment to the program. What is Alopecia? Hormonal, genetic or environmental components…
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Lupus – Is This a Condition You Could Get?

Posted on the behalf of Medical Dermatology Specialists, 5th January 2022

Male Patient

Lupus was a frequent topic of conversation when there were concerns about the availability of certain medications during the beginning of the pandemic. However, not much more was ever said, and it’s a condition everyone should know a bit about. What is Lupus? Lupus is an autoimmune disorder, which causes a person’s immune system to…
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The Importance of Clinical Trials for Dermatology Treatments

Posted on the behalf of Medical Dermatology Specialists, 28th December 2021

Medical Professionals

If you are suffering from a dermatological condition that has proven difficult to treat, accessing new medicines is not always an option. There are a limited number of treatments available for any condition, which is why new clinical trials are important. With the development of new medications, sufferers of chronic conditions are offered a broader…
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Dealing with the Painful Problem of Cold Sores

Posted on the behalf of Medical Dermatology Specialists, 17th December 2021

Treatment for Lips

Developing a cold sore can be a painful and embarrassing problem. Although incredibly common, having a cold sore will cause discomfort in your daily life, while also affecting mood and productivity. When the sore breaks through, you may also avoid social situations due to the stigma associated with this kind of skin blemish. Cold sores…
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Dermatological Symptoms that Merit Investigation

Posted on the behalf of Medical Dermatology Specialists, 7th December 2021

Woman Being Seen By A Dermatologist for Medical Conditions Atlanta GA

Are you the type of person who ignores unexplained skin blemishes? There are several symptoms of dermatological conditions that may not itch, hurt or otherwise cause discomfort. This does not mean that those symptoms are harmless and should be ignored. Many dermatological conditions initially present with mild or occasional symptoms. If you want to take…
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What Causes Foot Fungus?

Posted on the behalf of Medical Dermatology Specialists, 28th November 2021

Foot with corns and calluses

The symptoms of nail fungus usually begin as a yellow or white spot appearing under the nail. As the fungus grows and deepens, it can cause yellow-brown or whitish discoloration. The affected nail may thicken and become brittle and crumbly. A distinctive foul smell can also emanate from the affected area. This condition can spread…
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Do You Have Contact Dermatitis or Eczema?

Posted on the behalf of Medical Dermatology Specialists, 16th November 2021

Contact dermatitis and eczema are both skin conditions that appear similar in several ways. Affected areas break out in an itchy rash. Scratching and lack of treatment can lead to redness and swelling. The dermis may also become swollen and inflamed, and you could experience the formation of bumps or blisters. The afflicted region may…
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Combat the Trauma of Hair Loss

Posted on the behalf of Medical Dermatology Specialists, 3rd November 2021

Hair Loss

Losing your hair can be a distressing and traumatic event. Sufferers may feel that they are aging prematurely or losing a key part of their image and appearance. Although normally attributed to men, women can also fall victim to hair loss or extreme thinning of the hair. This carries the stigma of being an ‘unfeminine’…
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Does Drinking Water Improve Your Skin?

Posted on the behalf of Medical Dermatology Specialists, 28th October 2021

Drink More water

There are plenty of reasons to make water your beverage of choice. It reduces your intake of sugary beverages, lowers your overall calorie consumption and provides a way for the body to filter our blood through the kidneys. So, while proper hydration benefits your insides, current research doesn’t have a strong connection between drinking water…
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How Do Moisturizers Work?

Posted on the behalf of Medical Dermatology Specialists, 18th October 2021

woman stands before a mirror takes care of the skin

When you have dry or damaged skin, moisturizers are often the first line of defense. But with the overwhelming choice of moisturizers on store shelves, deciding what is best for your skin can be difficult. There are creams, lotions and ‘barrier’ products. There are basic formulations, and pricier formulas with fancy ingredients. Some moisturizers are…
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