You’ve tried a new skin moisturizer and suddenly you develop a rash. You buy a new sweater and within hours of wearing it, you begin to itch and a rash appears. There are dozens of reasons why people develop a rash, some benign and others more serious. When it comes to skin rashes, when to see a dermatologist can be confusing, so we’re here to help.
Although hair loss is predominantly a male issue, more and more women are finding it to be problematic. It happens as we age, can be due to heredity, or you might be surprised to learn about several other causes. If it’s of concern to you, let’s look at when to see a dermatologist for hair loss.
Most of us turn to our primary care doctor for skin irritations, simple rashes, and bug bites. Sometimes, cases arise which require the assistance of a specialist in skin care like a dermatologist, but how do we know the difference? The bigger question is how to tell when you need to see a dermatologist.
Have you ever gotten all decked out in a beautiful new black sweater thinking you look fabulous, and the first person you see starts to brush away those embarrassing dandruff flakes? Not again! When is having dandruff a real problem, and how do you know when to see a dermatologist for dandruff?
Psoriasis seems to most commonly strike those under the age of 35, and it affects 100 million worldwide including 7.6 million Americans. It is a chronic condition affecting our skin’s surface, but psoriasis is more than just dry skin.
Spiders, bed bugs, and wasps, oh my! It seems we all have some bug that we fear more than others, but the real fear begins with a bite or sting. Knowing when a bug has bitten you, what kind of bug it is, and what you should do about the bite are all essential to seeking the care that you or your child need.
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The dog days of summer are approaching and everyone can’t wait to get outdoors to enjoy the warmer weather. However, as we hit the beaches, go camping, entertain outside, and spend more time in the elements, our skin can suffer.
Here are some of the most common skin problems during the summer, and some tips on how you can beat them!