What Is a Port Wine Stain?

Birthmarks are incredibly common, and many people have different kinds of birthmarks on their body. Although these marks usually do not have any health implications, sometimes, they are cause for concern. What are port wine stain birthmarks in newborn infants? How to Spot a Port Wine Stain A port wine stain is named for its […]

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The Overlooked Triggers of Sweat

Sweating is normal when a person is jogging or exercising, engaging in athletic activity, when temperatures are high, and even during moments of high stress and anxiety. Even so, there are times when profuse sweating is not normal. Read on to learn more about triggers of sweat that should be avoided or carefully examined. Certain […]

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Acne 101: Why Are My Normal Pimples Scarring?

You’ve heard it a thousand times now: don’t pick your pimples! Hopefully, you’ve taken that skin care advice to heart and left them alone to heal properly. But unfortunately, even the most vigilant non-pickers will find that every once in a while, a pimple that’s left alone still leaves its mark. But these aren’t actually […]

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Skincare Myth Busters: Does Dandruff Really Cause Hair Loss?

One of the most commonly asked questions at The Dermatology Clinic is, “Could my dandruff be causing me to lose hair?” The answer is, yes and no. While the mere presence of dandruff won’t cause hair loss, it can contribute indirectly to thinning hair. Dandruff and Hair Loss Dandruff, a skin condition affecting the scalp, […]

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A Guide to Identifying Suspicious Moles

The mole is a common occurrence in the skin, usually appearing as a small brown, black, or tan spot with a distinct border. Though rarely cancerous, moles still must be scrutinized for early signals of malignancy. Following is a look at moles that are harmless–and those to be viewed with suspicion. Harmless Moles The average […]

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Common Causes of Adult Acne

Acne is a condition that develops when the skin’s hair follicles are blocked by a sticky mix of dead skin cells and oil. While acne is typically associated with teenagers, it can still be a common skin irritant faced by adults for a variety of reasons. Getting to the Root Cause of Adult Acne The […]

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Reducing the Redness of Rosacea

There’s hope for those who are struggling with the redness and irritation caused by rosacea. This skin condition is characterized by small, blister-like red bumps on the face, sometimes leading to complications such as an enlarged nose and eye irritation and redness. Rosacea symptoms tend to flare up and then recede, often worsening over time, […]

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Know These Five Signs of Nail Fungus

While nail fungus can be unsightly and uncomfortable, it’s fortunately also treatable. Be aware of these five common signs of nail fungus as well as prevention strategies that can keep you from being affected. Nail Fungus Symptoms Nail fungus most commonly affects toenails, but can also infect the fingernails. When a nail is affected, you’ll […]

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