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Detecting Early: The ABCDEs of Skin Cancer Detection

People of a certain age might remember when sunbathers, including them, sat at the beach without sunscreen. Instead they might have used baby oil on their skin to increase their gorgeous tan. Little did they know that using baby oil increased their risk of skin cancer since it attracts ultraviolet UV rays and allows it to penetrate more deeply. In addition, it causes a quicker burn. Unfortunately, although we now know how dangerous it is to be out in the sun, people still do it. No matter whether you use sunscreen at the beach, use it everyday, or not at all, we need information about detecting skin cancer early, including the ABCDEs of skin cancer detection.

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Contact Dermatitis: What You Should Know

Have you ever worn a ring or bracelet for a special occasion and ended up scratching the area? Suddenly there is a scaly and itchy site where the jewelry was sitting. It burns and becomes dry and flakey. Most likely you have developed contact dermatitis from the metals in the jewelry. It can happen to anyone from all types of irritants. Let’s dive into what you should know about contact dermatitis.

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Psoriasis in Children: Why You Should See a Dermatologist

Why you should see a dermatologist if your child has psoriasis? Psoriasis causes well-defined itchy red and scaly patches, especially in the crook of elbows and knees. You can also find psoriasis on a child’s face, buttocks, or scalp. Sometimes it’s hard to tell the difference between psoriasis and eczema, but our board-certified dermatologist, Dr. Dean Goodless can differentiate between the two skin conditions and set up a treatment plan.

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Navigating Pregnancy-Related Skin Changes: Benefits of Dermatology

Among all the hormonal changes that occur during pregnancy, you may never have heard about skin changes. Most of them will go away after you give birth, but they can still be concerning. You probably would like to know how you can prevent them or deal with them. Dermatology can help. Navigating pregnancy related skin changes: benefits of dermatology.

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What Can I Expect If I Have Basal Cell Carcinoma?

Basal cell carcinoma sounds a bit frightening. It happens to be the most common skin cancer we can develop, and yes, it can become quite serious if neglected or overlooked. If you or Dr. Goodless discovers basal cell carcinoma, there will be a series of actions you need to undertake. What can I expect if I have basal cell carcinoma?

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Eczema vs Psoriasis? How to Tell Them Apart

When you have a chronic skin condition like eczema or psoriasis, it is important to get a proper diagnosis so you or your child can get the right treatment. Otherwise you are wasting time and money plus putting yourself and your child through all the unnecessary discomfort. It is a difficult proposition to know which condition you have. Eczema vs psoriasis? How to tell them apart.

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