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Dermatology

  • Acne

    Detailed information on acne, including causes, symptoms, and different types of treatment such as medication, dermabrasion, chemical peels, collagen injections, laser resurfacing, punch grafts, phototherapy/blue light therapy, and autologous fat transfer

  • Acne Scar Removal

    Detailed information on different techniques for acne scar removal, including dermabrasion, chemical peels, collagen injections, laser resurfacing, punch grafts, and autologous fat transfer

  • Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)

    Atopic dermatitis is a hereditary and chronic skin disorder that mostly affects infants and young children, but may last until a child reaches adolescence or adulthood.

  • Bacterial Skin Infections

    Detailed information on the most common bacterial skin infections, including cellulitis, folliculitis, boils, carbuncles, and staphylococcal scalded skin syndrome

  • Baldness (Alopecia)

    Baldness is usually most noticeable on the scalp, but can occur anywhere on the body where hair grows. The condition is more common in men than in women.

  • Bed Sores

    Detailed information on bed sores, including causes, prevention, and treatment

  • Blisters

    Detailed information on blisters, including cause, first-aid, and treatment

  • Candidiasis (Yeast Infection)

    Candidiasis is an infection caused by yeast on the skin and/or mucous membranes. The symptoms vary depending on the location of the infection.

  • Cellulitis

    Detailed information on cellulitis, including causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment

  • Chemical Peel

    Detailed information on chemical peels, including potential complications and what substances are used for chemical peels

  • Cold Sores

    Detailed information on cold sores, including symptoms and treatment

  • Other Dermatitis Conditions

    Detailed information on the different types of dermatitis, including localized scratch dermatitis, nummular dermatitis, perioral dermatitis, and stasis dermatitis

  • Contact Dermatitis

    Detailed information on contact dermatitis, including symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment

  • Calluses and Corns

    Detailed information on calluses and corns

  • Creeping Eruption

    Detailed information on creeping eruption, including symptoms and treatment

  • Sebaceous Cysts

    Detailed information on sebaceous cyst, including treatment

  • Dermatitis

    Detailed information on dermatitis, including the different types of dermatitis such as atopic dermatitis (eczema), contact dermatitis, dermatitis herpetiformis, generalized exfoliative dermatitis, seborrheic dermatitis, localized scratch dermatitis, numm

  • Dermatitis Herpetiformis

    Detailed information on dermatitis herpetiformis, including symptoms, triggers, diagnosis, and treatment

  • Common Dermatological Procedures

    Detailed information on common dermatological procedures, including acne scar removal, chemical peels, dermabrasion, dermaplaning, and laser skin surgery

  • Describing a Skin Condition

    Detailed information on questions a physician may ask you in describing your dermatological condition and its location

  • Common Skin Disorders

    Detailed information on common skin disorders, including acne, bed sore, dry skin, calluses, corns, keratosis pilaris, psoriasis, pityriasis rosea, rosacea, and sebaceous cysts

  • Drug Rashes

    Detailed information on different types of drug rashes, including acne, exfoliative dermatitis, fixed drug eruption, hives, morbiliform/maculopapular rash, purpuric eruptions, Stevens-Johnson syndrome

  • Dry Skin

    Detailed information on dry skin, including treatment

  • Erythema Multiforme

    Detailed information on erythema multiforme, including symptoms and treatment

  • Erythema Nodosum

    Detailed information on erythema nodosum, including causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment

  • Excessive Sweating

    Detailed information on excessive sweating, including symptoms and treatment

  • Folliculitis, Boils, and Carbuncles

    Detailed information on folliculitis, boils, and carbuncles

  • Fungal Infections of the Skin

    Detailed information on fungal infections of the skin, including candidiasis (yeast infection), tinea infection (ringworm), and tinea versicolor

  • Generalized Exfoliative Dermatitis

    Detailed information on generalized exfoliative dermatitis, including symptoms, causes, and treatment

  • Glossary - Dermatology

    Glossary of terms relating to dermatology and common skin conditions for patients and consumers

  • Granuloma Annulare

    Detailed information on granuloma annulare, including symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment

  • Skin Growths and Pigmentation Disorders

    Detailed information on skin growth and skin pigment disorders

  • Hair Problems

    Detailed information on hair problems, including baldness (alopecia), excessive hairiness (hirsutism), and ingrown hairs

  • Home Page - Dermatology

    Detailed information on dermatology and common skin conditions

  • Skin Infections

    Detailed information on different types of skin infections, including bacterial, fungal, viral, and parasitic skin infections

  • Ingrown Hairs

    Detailed information on ingrown hairs, including symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment

  • Skin Injury

    Detailed information on different types of skin injury, including blisters, burns, and sunburn

  • Keratosis Pilaris

    Detailed information on keratosis pilaris, including treatment

  • Molluscum Contagiosum

    Detailed information on molluscum contagiosum, including causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment

  • Online Resources - Dermatology

    List of online resources to find additional information on dermatology and common skin conditions

  • Other Benign Skin Growths

    Detailed information on benign skin growths, including dermatofibromas, dermoid cysts, freckles, keloids, keratoacanthomas, lipomas, moles (nevi), and atypical moles (dysplastic nevi)

  • Other Bacterial Skin Infections

    Detailed information on bacterial skin infections, including erysipelas, erythrasma, impetigo, and paronychia

  • Parasitic Infections of the Skin

    Detailed information on the most common parasitic infections of the skin, including creeping eruption, lice, and scabies

  • Skin Pigment Disorders

    Detailed information on the most common types of skin pigment disorders, including albinism, melasma, vitiligo, and skin pigment loss following sun damage

  • Pityriasis Rosea

    Detailed information on pityriasis rosea, including causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment

  • Poison Ivy

    Detailed information on poison ivy, including symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention

  • Prickly Heat

    Detailed information on prickly heat, including symptoms and treatment

  • Psoriasis

    Detailed information on psoriasis, including causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment

  • Skin Inflammation (Rashes)

    Detailed information on the most common skin inflammations (rashes), including atopic dermatitis (eczema), contact dermatitis, dermatitis herpetiformis, generalized exfoliative dermatitis, seborrheic dermatitis, localized scratch dermatitis, nummular derm

  • Tinea Infections (Ringworm)

    Detailed information on the most common types of ringworm, including diagnosis and treatment

  • Rosacea

    Detailed information on the most common types of rosacea, including prerosacea, vascular rosacea, inflammatory rosacea, and rhinophyma

  • Scabies

    Detailed information on scabies, including symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment

  • Scars

    Detailed information on the different types of scars, including keloid scars, hypertrophic scars, contractures, and adhesions

  • Seborrheic Dermatitis

    Detailed information on seborrheic dermatitis, including symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment

  • Topic Index - Dermatology

    Detailed information on dermatology and common skin conditions

  • Staphylococcal Scalded Skin Syndrome

    Detailed information on staphylococcal scalded skin syndrome, including symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment

  • Sunburn

    Detailed information sunburn, including symptoms and treatment

  • Skin Sweating Disorders

    Detailed information on the most common skin sweating disorders, including prickly heat and excessive sweating

  • Skin Tests

    Detailed information on the most common types of skin tests, including patch testing, skin biopsy, and skin culture

  • Tinea Versicolor

    Detailed information on tinea versicolor, including symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment

  • Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis

    Detailed information on toxic epidermal necrolysis, including symptoms and treatment

  • Treating Aged or Sun-Damaged Skin

    Detailed information on treating aged or sun-damaged skin

  • Laser Surgery for Lesions and Skin Conditions

    Detailed information on laser surgery for skin conditions

  • Viral Infections of the Skin

    Detailed information on the most common viral infections of the skin, including cold sores, molluscum contagiosum, shingles (herpes zoster), and warts

  • Warts

    Detailed information on the most common types of warts, including foot warts, flat warts, genital warts, and filiform warts

  • Excessive Hairiness (Hirsutism)

    Detailed information on excessive hairiness, including causes, diagnosis, and treatment

  • Shingles (Herpes Zoster)

    Shingles, or herpes zoster, is a common viral infection of the nerves, which results in a painful rash or small blisters on an area of skin anywhere on the body.

  • Laser Surgery Overview

    Detailed information on laser surgery and what types of surgeries may be performed with lasers

  • Anatomy of the Skin

    The skin is the body's largest organ. It serves as a protective shield against heat, light, injury, and infection.

  • Birthmarks

    Detailed information on birthmarks and the different types, including vascular birthmarks, hemangiomas, and port-wine stains

  • Lice

    Detailed information on lice, including diagnosis and treatment

  • Skin Cancer

    Detailed information on skin cancer, including causes, risk factors, prevention, types, and how to perform a skin self-examination

  • Treatment for Skin Cancer

    Detailed information on the most common treatments for skin cancer, including surgery, immunotherapy, radiation therapy, electrochemotherapy, biological therapy, and photodynamic therapy

  • Pressure Ulcers

    Pressure ulcers, also called bedsores or pressure sores, can develop when you are confined to a bed or chair.

  • Venous Ulcers

    Ulcers can affect any area of the skin but commonly occur on the legs. Leg ulcers caused by circulation problems with the veins in the legs are known as venous ulcers.

  • How Wounds Heal

    Wound healing sounds simple, but it's actually quite complicated and involves a long series of chemical signals. Certain factors can slow or prevent healing entirely.

  • Surgical Site Infections

    Your skin is a natural barrier against infection, so any surgery that causes a break in the skin can lead to a postoperative infection. Doctors call these infections surgical site infections because they occur on the part of the body where the surgery took place.