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Archive for October 2014

Got Adult Acne? 4 Signs Your Hormones Are To Blame

One thing that still surprises me in my herbal practice is how many women come to me because they’re suffering from acne and can’t seem to find any relief. Of all of the symptoms that wreak havoc in women’s lives when they’re struggling with hormonal woes, it […]

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Best and Worst Foods for Psoriasis

There’s no strong scientific evidence that specific foods can impact psoriasis, but there is evidence that losing extra weight can ease symptoms. Nutritionists and physicians recommend a healthy, balanced diet to control your weight and your psoriasis, as well as lower your risk of heart disease, diabetes, […]

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Pediatric Dermatology

We see patients ages 0 to 18 for all skin problems of childhood including: acne, herpes simplex, herpes zoster, varicella, impetigo, pyoderma, inflammatory dermatoses, keloids/hypertrophic scars, molluscum contagiosum, pre-cancerous skin lesions and skin cancers, psoriasis, vascular lesions and wart treatment.

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Acne surgery

Acne surgery Acne surgery is the manual removal of comedones and the drainage of pustules and cysts. When done correctly, acne surgery speeds resolution and rapidly enhances cosmetic appearance. Three instruments are used: the round loop comedone extractor; the oval loop acne extractor, or the Schamberg extractor; […]

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Hair Diseases

TYPES OF HAIR. There are three types of hair. Thick, pigmented hairs are called terminal hairs. Terminal hairs on the top of the head and in the beard, axillary, and pubic areas are infl uenced by androgens. Androgens are important in regulating hair growth. At puberty, androgens […]

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Rashes arising in the dermis

Rashes arising in the dermis The erythemas Complex reactions occurring in the capillaries and arterioles of the skin cause erythema, which is simply redness of the skin. This may present as flat macules or as papules, which are raised above the surrounding skin. The lesions may be […]

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