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Hair Loss After Having a Baby: What to Expect

For new mothers concerned about hair loss, dermatologists say they needn’t worry. Many women experience noticeable hair loss after having a baby, and experts say it is normal, temporary and caused by changes in hormones.
9-Aug-2016 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Study Shows Poor Skin Cancer Survival in Patients with Skin of Color

Because Caucasians have a higher skin cancer risk than the general population, people with skin of color may believe that they don’t need to be concerned about this disease — but new research reveals this to be a dangerous misconception.
28-Jul-2016 9:15 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Zika, Other Mosquito-Borne Illnesses Pose Threat to Travelers

Mosquitoes in the Aedes family can transmit not only the Zika virus, but also dengue and chikungunya. Travelers visiting regions affected by these diseases should take steps to protect themselves.
26-Jul-2016 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Treating Psoriasis May Improve Related Cardiovascular Symptoms

People with psoriasis have an increased risk for cardiovascular disease. Treating psoriasis may help improve cardiovascular symptoms by reducing skin inflammation, which in turn leads to less inflammation elsewhere in the body.
26-Jul-2016 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Scar Treatments Can Improve Patients' Quality of Life

Scarring can have a profound impact on patients. Fortunately, dermatologists have developed an improved understanding of the biology of scarring, allowing them to provide more effective treatment that can improve the appearance of scars.
26-Jul-2016 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Eczema Can Have Many Effects on Patients' Health

When a patient is diagnosed with eczema, the diagnosis of another medical condition may not be far behind.
26-Jul-2016 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

How to Prevent and Treat Blisters

Whether it’s because you started running more or just got a new pair of sandals, it seems like summer is the season for blisters. And while we often think of blisters on our feet, dermatologists say that these painful skin irritations can occur...
12-Jul-2016 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

New American Academy of Dermatology PSA Highlights Dangers of Tanning

Whether you’re lying in the sun or in an indoor tanning bed, tanning is dangerous. And while it seems most young women understand that danger, many of them are still tanning and putting themselves at risk for skin cancer.
16-Jun-2016 10:35 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Saving Face: Dermatologists Helping Patients Identify Source of Facial Allergic Contact Dermatitis

Facial rashes can take on many forms. Whether red, flat, bumpy and dry, or scaly, flaky and itchy, the appearance of a rash on the face can be very distressing. Even more challenging is figuring out what is causing the rash – possibly an allergy...
1-Aug-2013 8:00 AM EDT

Acne Comes of Age Earlier

A growing number of preadolescents are experiencing acne. Dermatologists believe an earlier onset of puberty may be to blame, causing hormones to trigger the start of acne sooner.
1-Aug-2013 8:00 AM EDT

Dermatologists Have a Leg Up on Newer Minimally Invasive Treatments for Leg Veins

In the past, the only treatment available for varicose veins was a type of surgery called vein stripping, which required general anesthesia and weeks of downtime. Now, dermatologists who have received additional training are using minimally invasive...
1-Aug-2013 8:00 AM EDT

Dermatologists Urge the Public to Take Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer Diagnosis Seriously

For many of the more than 2 million people in the United States diagnosed annually with non-melanoma skin cancer – including basal and squamous cell carcinoma – the diagnosis may come as a welcome relief since it’s not a more serious diagnosis...
1-Aug-2013 8:00 AM EDT

Proper Skin Care Lays the Foundation for Successful Acne and Rosacea Treatment

Good skin care is a smart idea for everyone, but it is especially important for those who have acne and rosacea. Dermatologists recommend skin care products that keep the skin hydrated to improve the overall health and appearance of the skin,...
1-Aug-2013 8:00 AM EDT

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