• Genital Herpes

    OVERVIEW Did you know that one in every six people between the ages of 14 and 49 has genital herpes? Did you know that most of the infected people are not even aware because infection with the virus can be asymptomatic? So how can you tell if you have it? What should you do if you think you might have

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  • Folliculitis

    OVERVIEW If you have ever had extreme itchiness on the surface of your skin for no apparent reason, there’s a good chance that you had folliculitis. Your hair follicles are surprisingly fragile and are prone to becoming infected and causing severe itchiness and discomfort. While folliculitis can be

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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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  • Cold Sores

    OVERVIEW A cold sore is a blister or a cluster of blisters that typically form on or around the lips and mouth. The condition is commonly referred to as herpes, herpes simplex labialis, or fever blisters. It is a life-long condition with affected people experiencing recurrent outbreaks of blisters from

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  • Chemical Peels

    OVERVIEW Chemical peels are cosmetic procedures that use various chemical solutions to exfoliate your skin. Chemical peels are commonly done on your face, neck, and hands. They work by removing and shedding the outer layer of skin, leaving behind new and regenerated skin which appears smoother and more

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  • Cellulitis

    OVERVIEW Having flawless skin is a goal for many people. To achieve the desired skin, most people will not hesitate to spend a lot of money and time on beauty products. Unfortunately, cellulitis can often make the skin look less than perfect. Cellulitis is a skin infection caused by bacteria. The bacteria

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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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  • Basal Cell Carcinoma

    OVERVIEW: Basal cell carcinoma is the most common type of skin cancer that dermatologists detect and diagnose in the United States each year. In fact, basal cell carcinoma is the most frequently occurring form of all cancers. Knowing the signs and symptoms of basal cell carcinoma can help with early

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  • Atopic Dermatitis

    OVERVIEW: Have you recently experienced dry patches of skin that are red, inflamed, and extremely itchy? You may have atopic dermatitis or eczema and require a consultation from a licensed medical professional or dermatologist. Here's everything you need to know about the causes, symptoms, and treatment

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  • Alopecia Areata

    OVERVIEW Alopecia areata can develop suddenly over a few days or weeks. It can lead to unexplained hair loss, often in patches the sizes of coins. Today, around 6.8 million people suffer from alopecia areata in the United States. In addition, around half of them are males and white. So, what exactly

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  • Actinic Keratosis

    OVERVIEW Also known as solar keratoses, actinic keratoses are precancerous growths on the skin that are caused by long-term UV radiation in the form of chronic sun exposure or tanning bed use. Left untreated, actinic keratoses can progress and evolve into a skin cancer called squamous cell carcinoma. What

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  • Acne

    OVERVIEW Acne is the most frequent skin condition in the United States. It is characterized by pimples that appear on the face, back, and chest. Every year, about 80% of adolescents have some form of acne and about 5% of adults experience acne. Acne is made up of two types of blemishes: Whiteheads/Blackheads,

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  • Warts

    OVERVIEW Warts are non-cancerous benign growths on the skin that are caused by infections from viruses known as human papillomavirus (HPV). While there are several types of warts that you can develop, the most commonly occurring types of warts include: Common WartsThis type of wart typically appears

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