Medical Dermatology

Medical Dermatology

Your skin is the largest and most visible organ system of your body. When you are faced with any type of skin problem, irritation, disorder, discoloration, growth, or damage from the environment and the aging process, turn to one of our expert board-certified doctors or physician assistants to help make your skin the best, and the healthiest it can be.

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Medical Skin conditions

Acne

Acne is one of the most common skin diseases in the United States. It most commonly develops during teenage years and 20's but can also appear later in life.

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Acne Scarring

Acne scars can form as a result of inflamed acne blemishes or picking at any acne lesions. Almost 95% of patients with acne will experience some form of scarring.

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Contact Dermatitis

Contact dermatitis is inflammation of the skin resulting from direct contact of a substance, which may or may not be related to an allergy.

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Dark Spots (Hyperpigmentation)

Hyperpigmentation is a common, usually harmless ailment in which areas of the skin become darker in color than the normal surrounding skin.

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Eczema (Atopic Dermatitis)

Eczema is a condition where skin becomes dry and irritated. If severe, eczema can also cause the skin to crack and sometimes bleed.

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Epidermoid Cysts

Cysts are benign bumps under the skin, which can appear on any hair-bearing skin. They can enlarge slowly over time and should not be painful unless inflamed.

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Excessive Sweating (Hyperhidrosis)

Excessive sweating (hyperhidrosis) can be focal-limited to one area of the body-or generalized, meaning present over all parts of the body.

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hair loss

Everyone loses hair. It is normal to lose about 50-100 hairs every day. If you see bald patches or excessive thinning, you may be experiencing true hair loss.

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Hemangiomas

A hemangioma is a vascular birth mark that becomes apparent during a child's first year but usually fades as the child ages.

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Keratosis Pilaris & Dry Skin

Keratosis pilaris is an inherited skin condition that is more common in people with dry skin and eczema.

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Lentigines

Commonly called liver spots, lentigines are benign lesions that occur on the sun-exposed skin like the backs of hands and face.

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Melasma

Melasma is also known as chloasma or the mask of pregnancy. It is hyperpigmentation of the skin usually affecting the face.

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Moles

Moles are common pigmented growths on the skin. They appear as small spots ranging in color from pink to brown, and may be flat or raised.

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Molluscum Contagiosum

Molluscum contagiosum is a common viral infection of the skin which causes small skin growths in susceptible patients who come in contact with the virus.

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Psoriasis

Psoriasis is an autoimmune disease that causes raised, red, scaly patches to appear on the skin. It is a chronic disease and is not contagious.

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Rosacea

Rosacea is a common skin problem where the skin is sensitive and prone to inflammation, commonly causing redness and more pronounced blood vessels.

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Scaling Scalp

There are many reasons for a scaling scalp including underlying medical conditions like psoriasis, or fungal infections.

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Scars & Keloids

Scars are the body's way of repairing skin that has been damaged. They are usually flesh-colored, but can darken with sun exposure. Keloids are scars that expand beyond the site of injury.

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Spider Veins

Spider veins are enlarged capillaries that are usually web-like, red or purple lines on the skin.

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Vitiligo

Vitiligo is a non-life-threatening skin condition which causes patches of skin to lose color. It can also cause loss of pigmentation of the hair, mouth, and the eyes.

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Warts

Warts are benign growths that develop when the human papillomavirus (HPV) infects the top layers of skin. Warts are contagious.

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Skin Cancers

Actinic Keratosis

Actinic keratoses (AKs) are scaly, crusty growths or lesions caused by damage from the sun's ultraviolet (UV) rays.

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Basal Cell Carcinoma

Basal cell carcinoma (BCC) is the most common type of skin cancer. It most often appears on skin exposed to the sun.

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Malignant Melanoma

Melanoma is a type of skin cancer that develops from the pigment-producing cells (melanocytes) in the skin. It can grow quickly and spread to other parts of the body.

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Squamous Cell Carcinoma

Squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) is a common type of skin cancer that can develop from untreated actinic keratoses.

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