Medical Dermatology

Acne

Acne are blemishes that develop after hair follicles get clogged with dead skin cells, sebum (oil) and bacteria. The most common skin problem in the...

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Psoriasis

Psoriasis is an autoimmune condition in which the body produces too many skin cells. As a result, rough, scaly, itchy patches of skin often develop.

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Rosacea

Rosacea is a common chronic skin condition that causes redness of the skin in the center of the face. Sometimes, the red skin can thicken...

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Eczema

Eczema is a group of skin conditions that cause dry, irritated, itchy skin. Often, eczema occurs in children, who typically outgrow it. However, it may...

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Skin Allergies

Skin allergies develop when your immune system overreacts to a harmless substance (allergen). As your body fights back, pesky and often painful symptoms, such as...

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Lumps, Bumps, and Moles

Lumps, bumps and moles are common skin growths that are caused by factors such as family history and exposure to ultraviolet rays. Most of these...

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Birthmarks

Most birthmarks are harmless spots, patches or lumps that are present at birth, though some can appear later in life. They vary greatly in size,...

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Warts and Molluscum

Warts are benign skin growths that are caused by the human papillomavirus. Molluscum Contagiosum (water warts) are small wart-like growths that are also caused by...

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