As we approach late summer, kids are lining up to get vision testing, immunizations, dental checkups and cleanings, and routine health screenings. Many of these are required for a return to school, but don’t let one important checkup fall by the wayside. For back-to-school, your child’s skin health and pediatric dermatology is as important for kids as for adults.
My skin is so itchy: should I be concerned? Let’s cut to the chase and tell you that most of the time itchy skin is due to age, dry skin and cold weather. Depending on where you are itchy and how long it persists, it can suggest a more serious cause or underlying medical condition.
Can I prevent eczema flare-ups? We can answer your question with a resounding YES. You can succeed with a little knowledge like knowing your triggers, some tips to reduce any symptoms, and when to see Goodless Dermatology.
When brown spots on our skin appear out of nowhere, it is easy to get anxious that it could be skin cancer. There are other skin conditions that can be worrisome, but melasma is not one of them. So, you may be wondering: what is it, what does it look like, why does it occur, and when to see a dermatologist.
Although it is thought of as a childhood condition, eczema can affect anyone at any age, including adults. If an adult has eczema, it is medically called adult-onset atopic dermatitis. 31 million Americans have eczema so it is quite common. It can begin in childhood, adolescence, or as an adult, and it is a chronic condition. Let’s learn why adults get eczema and what they can do about it.
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.