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 Atlanta GA

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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Those Tiny Bumps On The Back Of Your Child’s Arm

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Children Playing Atlanta, GA

Your children are precious to you. Any bump, bruise or pimple can cause a bit of alarm in any parent. No parent wants to see a child suffer. So when tiny bumps start showing up on the back of your child’s arms it can be alarming.  You wonder if they are a sign of a…

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The Sun Is Out And May Cause Your Oral Herpes To Come Out As Well

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There are two types of herpes. One is commonly known as oral herpes (cold sores) and one is commonly known as genital herpes. If you have either of these types of herpes, it is highly contagious. Furthermore, if you have herpes, it will stay in your body forever. It can be dormant in your body,…

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What Happens When You Sweat?

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Underarm Sweat Atlanta GA

It’s July! And when July rolls around is barrels in with its hot and humid temperatures in Atlanta. According to Weather Spark, the average high for Atlanta in July is 89 degrees. The average high humidity is 86%. It’s hot in Atlanta, but we would not want to live anywhere else. With the hot temperatures,…

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Reducing Your Lupus Symptoms

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Stressed Woman Suffering From Lupus Atlanta, GA

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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Doctor Studying Patient Chart Atlanta GA

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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