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How Do Moisturizers Work?

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

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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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Your Rash Might Be Ringworm

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

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Despite its name, ringworm isn’t a worm at all. It’s a type of fungal infection affecting the skin, and often appears as a red, flakey and itchy patch of raised skin. The defining feature of common ringworm is the circular shape and red ring around the affected area. Since spider bites, certain types of eczema,…
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Does Your Child Need to See a Dermatologist for Rosacea?

Posted on the behalf of Medical Dermatology Specialists, 29th September 2021

Child Skin Care

As a parent, not understanding the cause of your child’s illness is extremely frustrating and worrisome. You are probably feeling the same way about their persistent facial redness or rash. Seeing a dermatologist can help you find the answers as well as treatment. Are you worried it could be rosacea? Symptoms of Childhood Rosacea The…
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5 Myths and 5 Truths About Warts

Posted on the behalf of Medical Dermatology Specialists, 15th September 2021

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Warts are often misunderstood, as there is no shortage of myths about them. However, the truth is much simpler and often less scary. If you’ve developed a wart and have questions, this is the place to start. 5 Common Myths About Warts A myth is defined as “a widely held but false belief or idea.”…
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When to See a Dermatologist About Your Persistent Acne

Posted on the behalf of Medical Dermatology Specialists, 2nd September 2021

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Many of us have experienced acne in our lifetimes or are currently experiencing it. We all know what it’s like to have a breakout at the wrong time or all the time – or wake up with that dreaded pimple when you’re about to do something really important. But how do you know when to…
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5 Skin Conditions that Signal Autoimmune Disease

Posted on the behalf of Medical Dermatology Specialists, 26th August 2021

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If you have been experiencing a persistent rash or one that has been difficult to diagnose, it may be time to see a dermatologist for a proper diagnosis. One cause of rashes is autoimmune diseases. Is that the underlying cause of your skin condition? Facial Rashes The most recognizable skin conditions are facial rashes. They…
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Have a Mole? 5 Signs You Should Take a Closer Look

Posted on the behalf of Medical Dermatology Specialists, 11th August 2021

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If you’ve just noticed a mole or you’ve noticed changes in an existing one, you may be concerned about the possibility of cancer. Most of the time, moles pose no real threat, but there are some signs that you should show your dermatologist during an evaluation. Let’s learn more about them and what you should…
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Does Your Child Need to See a Dermatologist for Rosacea?

Posted on the behalf of Medical Dermatology Specialists, 2nd August 2021

Children's Skin Conditions Atlanta GA

As a parent, not understanding the cause of your child’s illness is extremely frustrating and worrisome. You are probably feeling the same way about their persistent facial redness or rash. Seeing a dermatologist can help you find the answers as well as treatment. Are you worried it could be rosacea? Symptoms of Childhood Rosacea The…
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Dermatology Tips to Protect Your Skin This Summer

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

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The warmer weather in summer can wreak havoc on your skin. The heat and humidity can lead to clogged pores and breakouts. A few tweaks to your daily routine can help keep your complexion clear and healthy. Here are the best dermatology tips to protect your skin this summer. Adopt a Lightweight Dual-Purpose Moisturizer The…
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How to Reduce Your Risk for Skin Cancer

Posted on the behalf of Medical Dermatology Specialists, 8th July 2021

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The risk for skin cancer significantly increases as more of your skin is exposed to the sun during warmer months. The good news is that the majority of skin cancers are completely preventable. Here is everything you need to know to help you reduce your risk for skin cancer. Common Forms of Skin Cancer Skin…
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