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  • Sarcoidosis and your skin: Who gets and causes

    Sarcoidosis and your skin: Who gets and causes Who gets sarcoidosis? People around the world get this disease. Studies indicate that sarcoidosis is most common in: Women Adults (rare in children) Scandinavians In the United States, African American women tend to develop sarcoidosis more often

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  • How to care for your baby's skin, hair, and nails

    How to care for your baby's skin, hair, and nails How to care for your baby's skin, hair, and nails These five tips from dermatologists can make caring for your baby’s delicate skin, hair, and nails easier and less intimidating. Bringing home a new baby is a time of joy and excitement.

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  • I've been diagnosed with melanoma. Now what?

    I've been diagnosed with melanoma. Now what? Learning that you have melanoma, the most serious type of skin cancer, can make it difficult to hear anything else your doctor says. After leaving the office, you may wonder what happens next. While what happens next varies with each patient, there is a process

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  • Basal Cell Carcinoma: diagnosis and treatment

    Skin cancer types: Basal cell carcinoma diagnosis and treatment If you find a spot on your skin that you think could be a skin cancer, an accurate diagnosis and treatment are essential. The following explains how dermatologists diagnose and treat the most common type of skin cancer, basal cell carcinoma

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  • Actinic Keratosis: Diagnosis and treatment

    Actinic keratosis: Diagnosis and treatment If you find a spot or growth on your skin that you think could be an actinic keratosis (AK), it’s time for a thorough skin exam. Should you have an AK, an accurate diagnosis and treatment can: Reduce your risk of developing skin cancer Get rid of an AK,

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  • What can get rid of age spots?

    What can get rid of age spots? If you feel that age spots are telling people you’re past your prime, you may be able to fade those spots significantly. Sometimes, you can even get rid of them. Before you treat age spots, however, you should know a few facts. These facts can protect your health and

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  • Prurigo Nodularis

    Prurigo nodularis: Overview Prurigo nodularis What is prurigo nodularis?This is a skin disease that usually begins with intensely itchy skin. Scratching and rubbing the itchy skin cause hard, itchy bumps to appear on the skin. Is it contagious? No Prurigo nodularis on a patient’s leg This

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  • How to care for your skin in your 60s and 70s

    How to care for your skin in your 60s and 70s During our 60s and 70s, skin can feel dry and irritated. This happens for many reasons, including that skin is thinner and loses water more easily. Medications and medical conditions can also play a role. There is good news. The right skin care can improve

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