Five Big Myths About Warts

In actuality, warts are benign skin growths caused by the human papillomavirus (HPV). They come in many varieties, including plantar warts (most commonly found on the bottoms of the feet), common warts (dome-shaped and found most commonly on the hands), genital warts (found on the genitalia a spread by sexual contact), and others. Myth: Warts […]

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How Patients Can Improve Rosacea Symptoms

People with rosacea experience ongoing symptoms that include facial redness, swelling, and sores. These breakouts often resemble acne, but this is a different health issue. Physicians still do not understand the exact cause of this problem, but rosacea treatment is available to alleviate symptoms. Exploring Triggers Treatment is possible, but a cure is not yet […]

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The ABCDEs of Melanoma

Melanoma is an uncommon but serious form of skin cancer. It presents itself as a growth on the skin when damaged DNA begins to trigger mutations in the melanocytes, or cells that produce pigmentation. Melanomas are most often caused by overexposure to UV light, either through tanning beds or natural sunlight. A melanoma resembles a […]

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5 Pro Tips For Clarisonic

In only a few short years, Clarisonic has changed the way we care for our skin. The company’s popular beauty devices utilize sonic technology to improve skin quality. When used correctly, cleansing brushes can remove six times more makeup and two times more dirt and oil than washing with soap and water alone. With that […]

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How to Pick an Over-the-Counter Acne Product

There are so many over-the-counter acne treatments at the drugstore or supermarket. They’re convenient and cost-effective, but will they really solve your acne problem? The right product will certainly help, especially in conjunction with a treatment program at The Dermatology Clinic. Here’s how to select a product that works for you. Choose the Best Ingredients […]

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Have You Had Your Probiotics Today?

Simply put, probiotics are helpful bacteria that help your body fight harmful bacteria. There are a wide variety of foods I recommend that are full of probiotics, such as miso soup, kefir, kimchi, tempeh, and yogurt with “live cultures,” as well as probiotic supplements. These “good bacteria” live in your gut and are responsible for […]

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Combatting Shingles in Young Adults: A Case Of Exposure

Shingles in young adults is a uniquely challenging condition. All adult shingles outbreaks are caused by the very same varicella-zoster virus that causes the chickenpox in children. Shingles arise when that same virus reactivates, usually after years of dormancy in people who’ve had chickenpox (and who are therefore immune). Shingles is normally associated with people […]

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