Lipoma

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Dr. Jamie Weisman of Medical Dermatology Specialists in Atlanta GA

For most people, the mention of the words tumor or skin growth can cause alarm. However, not all tumors and skin growths need to strike you with fear. Lipoma is one such fatty tumor that is not cancerous and does not usually indicate future harm. If you notice skin growth or a tumor it’s important…

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Did Your Cold Cause Your Cold Sore?

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Woman Being Seen By A Dermatologist for Medical Conditions Atlanta GA

With the cooling temperatures approaching in November, sickness can approach as well. Do you find it ironic that the two descriptive words for when you’re sick have to do with temperature? “Cold” and “Fever” are two commonly used terms once sickness starts rolling in. Those two words can also describe a common sore that may…

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Can Alopecia Areata Cause My Eyelashes To Fall Out Too?

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Eyelashes Eye Treatments Atlanta GA

Alopecia Areata is a condition related to hair loss. It is an autoimmune condition and about 2 percent of all Americans have some form of this disease. While most people think of this condition they think of balding of their hair on their head, any part of your body can be affected as well. A…

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Is College Forcing You To Minor In Ringworm?

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Doctor Diagnosis Consultation on the Phone Atlanta GA

If you’re in college, congratulations! The common question everyone asks you if you’re a college student is: “What’s your major?” Unless you’re undecided, it’s an easy answer. Have you chosen a minor as well? Perhaps a minor has chosen you during your college career. For many college students, they often experientially learn about something called…

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Water – Cleansing Your Skin From The Inside Out

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Woman with Hydrated Skin Caressing Side of Her Face Atlanta GA

We all know that water plays a vital role in keeping your skin clean on the outside. A few tips for washing your face for optimal results are to wash before bed and in the morning as well. Washing too often can actually harm your skin. It’s important to focus on the temperature of the…

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Skin Tags Around Your Bra Area

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Woman Covering Her Breasts Atlanta GA

Skin tags are small, soft, benign skin growths that are often on a stalk. They are harmless, but can be very annoying. You may have one skin tag, or hundreds. It is likely that if you have no skin tags, you will most likely develop at least a few in your lifetime. Skin tags often…

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Lupus And Cooler Weather

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Dr. Jamie D. Weisman

Lupus is an autoimmune disease. If you have Lupus, you most likely will be experiencing it a variety of different ways and severities. It affects people very differently. During the winter months you may experience more joint pain, your rash may flare up or a variety of other symptoms. The cold weather may feel like…

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Hair Loss In Women

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Woman Combing Her Long Hair Atlanta GA

Telogen Effluvium Vs. Alopecia Areata If you are a women, and you are experiencing hair loss, it can be frightening. For a woman, hair is like the crown they wear every day, and when that royal crown becomes compromised, you need to find out what’s causing it. Dr. Weisman at Medical Dermatology Specialists, Inc. has…

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The Link Between Your Acne And Your Diet

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Woman Looking at Her Acne in the Mirror

Acne is the most common skin condition in the United States, affecting both adults and teenagers. There are five major factors that are responsible for causing it. Overactive oil glands Activity of normal skin bacteria Inflammation Blockage of skin pores Hormones There is also a controversial link between acne and your diet. Much research has…

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Noticing Changes This Fall

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Fall in Georgia is beautiful. Our beautiful trees and mountains host a canvas for the changing leaves to paint their masterpiece artwork every autumn. The reds, oranges, yellows and browns are a signal that cooler temperatures are coming and it’s time to break out the cardigans and jackets. As you’re taking time to notice the…

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