• Dermatofibrosarcoma Protuberans (DFSP)

    OVERVIEW If you or someone you know has been recently diagnosed with Dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans (DFSP), you may be feeling overwhelmed and scared. Don't worry; we are here to help. This article will discuss everything you need to know about DFSP, including what it is, how it is treated, and the

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  • Dry Skin and Keratosis Pilaris

    OVERVIEW About 40% of adults worldwide develop some sort of Keratosis Pilaris in their lifetime. Seven in every ten teenagers are affected by the condition. While this skin condition is not harmful and doesn't need to be treated, it can be quite annoying. Most people with the condition find out that

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  • Vitiligo

    OVERVIEW Vitiligo is a skin condition where white patches appear on a person’s skin due to loss of melanin (the pigment in our skin). The skin cells, or melanocytes, that usually produce skin color are destroyed, so the skin becomes very white in that area of the skin. Since there is no color in affected

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  • Seborrheic Dermatitis

    OVERVIEW If you experience dandruff and flaky, oily patches on your back, upper chest, and face, you may have a common skin condition known as seborrheic dermatitis. A form of dermatitis, this type of skin inflammation most frequently affects parts of your body that contain a lot of sebcaeous, or oil-producing

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  • Scleroderma

    OVERVIEW Autoimmune diseases can also cause skin diseases, such as Sclerodemera. While it is rare for this to occur, it can affect people who have a family history of suffering from such autoimmune diseases. What is Scleroderma? Scleroderma is also known as systemic sclerosis, a collection of rare diseases

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  • Rosacea

    OVERVIEW Mainly affecting the skin on your face, rosacea is a long-lasting skin condition. Since the symptoms of rosacea can be similar to other skin issues like acne, getting your skin looked at by a board-certified dermatologist can help in developing a specialized plan of treatment that's right for

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  • Psoriasis

    OVERVIEW Psoriasis is a chronic autoimmune disorder that causes your skin cells to multiply too quickly. As a result, your skin becomes itchy, flaky, and inflamed as this sped-up growth cycle interferes with the typical skin turnover process. Psoriasis is not a contagious condition. It also cannot be

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  • Melasma

    OVERVIEW If you notice a sudden unevenness in skin tone with darker or darkened patches of skin, you may have a common skin condition known as melasma. If melasma has you feeling less confident about your appearance, scheduling an appointment with a board-certified dermatologist can help you correctly

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  • Melanoma

    OVERVIEW Melanoma is one of several different types of skin cancers. Though melanoma may not be as common as some other forms of skin cancer (basal cell carcinoma or squamous cell carcinoma), it is more dangerous due to its ability to spread more rapidly to other parts of the body if left untreated. According

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  • Lichen Simplex Chronicus

    OVERVIEW It’s not uncommon to occasionally have itchy skin. However, chronic itching could be a sign of a skin condition. Scratching and itching your skin can be a by-product of Lichen Simplex Chronicus or LSC. While more common in adults, it can happen to children as well. What is Lichen Simplex

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  • Keratosis Pilaris

    Some skin conditions are painful and highly contagious. On the other hand, there are skin conditions that are completely normal, not painful, and will go away without medical intervention. One example of this skin condition is Keratosis Pilaris. What is Keratosis Pilaris? Keratosis Pilaris is a common

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  • Hyperhidrosis (Excessive Sweating)

    If you experience sweating that seems more excessive than normal on your hands, feet, or armpits, you may have hyperhidrosis. A board-certified dermatologist can help—read on to find out all about excessive sweating, what causes it, and treatment options to control your symptoms. What is Hyperhidrosis? Also

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  • Hidradenitis Suppurativa

    OVERVIEW There is no denying that once you hit puberty, numerous physical and emotional changes come along. On the physical side, Hidradenitis Suppurativa is a skin condition that can be hereditary and can start after puberty. What is Hidradenitis Suppurativa? Hidradenitis Suppurativa is a skin condition

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  • Eczema (Dermatitis)

    OVERVIEW Eczema (also called dermatitis) is a skin condition that can cause a variety of symptoms. These include red and swollen skin, blisters, and itchiness. Eczema is often a result of an allergic reaction or other sensitivities and varies in severity from person to person. Some people only experience

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  • Contact Dermatitis

    OVERVIEW Contact dermatitis is an inflammatory skin condition that is caused when the skin comes into contact with a substance that acts as an irritant or allergen. Contact dermatitis can be classified as a type of eczema. What are the Causes of Contact Dermatitis? There are two main causes of contact

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  • Bullous Pemphigoid

    OVERVIEW Bullous pemphigoid is a rare, chronic, autoimmune blistering disorder that causes large, fluid-filled blisters on the skin. The blisters can occur anywhere on the body but are most often found on the trunk and thighs. They often itch and can be very painful. Bullous pemphigoid is most common

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