Preventative Cancer Screenings Matter for All Types of Cancer

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Since 1 in 5 Americans will have a skin cancer diagnosis at some point in their life, early detection is key to identifying and treating skin cancer. Skin cancer is treatable and curable. Between professional skin cancer screenings from a dermatologist and self-exams, skin cancers can be found early and addressed. Dermatologists who offer skin cancer screening services provide clients the highest level of care, with experience examining moles, growths, and other concerning skin abnormalities.

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Three Things to Know About Pesky Razor Bumps

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Women and men both suffer from irritation after shaving. Unfortunately, some people experience extreme reactions that can appear as acne or a rash that is itchy and sometimes painful. Razor bumps are incredibly common, and those with coarse and curly hair typically experience this condition more often. Dermatologists find it is a skin condition that…

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The Post-Shower Skin Itch

Taking multiple showers daily is not uncommon if you live in the humidity part of the year. Showers may just be a rinse-off and not involve a regular hair routine or even soap, but many people living in warmer climates find themselves under the shower head halfway through the day to get a clean feeling…

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The Difference Between Cosmetic and Medical Dermatology

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After achieving an impressive degree in medicine, licensed dermatologists can choose sub-specialization fields in which they want to continue training and achieve certifications to practice in that area. Although both focus on the skin, hair, and nails, medical and cosmetic dermatology are pretty different. It is essential to know which type of dermatologist you seek.…

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Is Skin Condition Dermatosis Papulosa Nigra Treatable?

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Better known as DPN, this skin condition shows up as black or brown “tags” around the cheeks, forehead, eyes, back, chest and neck. Although they are not the same as skin tags, they are commonly elevated slightly above the skin’s surface. This similarity to skin tags in the way they hang is also often self-diagnosed…

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