What is Athlete’s Foot?

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Athlete’s foot is not very pleasant to talk about, but it is very common. Despite its name, anyone could get athlete’s foot. Without treatment, you could run the risk of developing a more serious infection. If you believe you may have athlete’s foot, contact your dermatologist right away to begin treatment. There are very effective…

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Warts 101: What You Need to Know

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You’ve probably heard in a childhood fairy tale that touching a toad or frog will give you warts. While this is not entirely accurate, there is some truth to the lore. Warts are spread by a virus that passes from person to person through touch. Warts are very common, but many people have them removed…

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What You Should Know About Diabetes and Your Skin

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Whether you have just been diagnosed or you have been dealing with it for years, diabetes is a disease that can dramatically change your day-to-day life. One way that the disease can impact your body is in your skin. There are a number of changes to your skin that are caused by diabetes. These changes…

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Hives 101: What You Need to Know

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If you suffer from frequent bouts of hives, you know that they can be uncomfortable and embarrassing. The appearance of these red welts on your skin can bring unwanted attention from others who wonder if they are contagious. Hives, also called urticaria, are a common condition that can be brought on by a number of…

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6 Tips for Getting the Most Out of Your Dermatology Visit

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Congratulations! You’ve decided to take the health of your skin seriously by scheduling an appointment with a dermatologist. Whether you have a specific skin concern or want to take better care of your skin in general, a board-certified dermatologist can help you get the results that you want.  Making the appointment is the first step,…

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