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  • Bullous Pemphigoid

    Bullous pemphigoid: Overview Bullous pemphigoid What is bullous pemphigoid? This is a rare autoimmune disease that can cause large blisters on the skin. Blisters can develop on other areas like inside the mouth, but this is rare. Is it contagious? No. Bullous pemphigoid is a chronic disease,

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  • Hives

    Hives: Overview Hives What are hives?This is a skin reaction that causes bumps, raised patches, or both to suddenly appear on the skin. The bumps and raised patches are often itchy and may look swollen. The medical name for hives is urticaria. Are hives contagious?No, you cannot get hives by

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  • 7 ways to remove unwanted hair

    7 ways to remove unwanted hair Dermatologists offer treatment for unwanted hair Dermatologists offer hair removal treatments, which include laser hair removal and a prescription cream that can slow hair growth on a woman’s face. When it comes to removing unwanted hair, you have options.

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  • Why choose a board-certified dermatologist?

    Why choose a board-certified dermatologist? A board-certified dermatologist is a doctor who has: Completed medical school and then three to four years of advanced medical training in treating diseases of the skin, hair, and nails Passed rigorous exams in dermatology Made a commitment to keep up

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  • Treating light spots in brown or black skin

    Treating light spots in brown or black skin While anyone can develop light spots on their skin, these spots tend to be more noticeable if you have brown or black skin. Areas of lighter (or darker) skin develop for many reasons. Here’s why you may see one or more lighter areas, and what you can do

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  • Skin conditions that lasers can treat

    Skin conditions that lasers can treat The future is bright for these cutting-edge treatments, including light therapy. When it comes to the use of laser technology in skin care, the future is now. Concepts that were once reserved for science fiction stories have catapulted skin care into a new age.

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  • Must-try summer hair care

    Must-try summer hair care Summer activities can do major damage to your hair. A few simple steps can keep your locks looking healthy all summer long. Though it is part of our routines to make sure to protect our skin before heading out for a fun, sun-filled summer day (and every day!), rarely do

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  • Managing eczema in the summertime

    Managing eczema in summertime Learn how to prevent and treat flare-ups while having warm-weather fun. Itchy, uncomfortable eczema can be an unpredictable condition. For some people, the dry, indoor air of winter causes flare-ups. But for others, it’s warmer weather — and the sweating, outdoor

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