Tag Archives: Ask The Docs

madhok

Curious Skin Disorder Often Misdiagnosed as Ringworm

Granuloma Annulare (GA) is a curious skin eruption that is often misdiagnosed as “ringworm” (fungal infection) due to its circular shape. It is most common in children but any age group may be affected. For unknown reasons women are more commonly affected than men. It occurs as clustered pink to flesh colored bumps that may […]

hannon

Sun Safety Tips

Times have certainly changed. Gone are the days where sun protection was an afterthought, and sunburns mere inconveniences. Up to 50% of Americans who live to age 65 will develop at least one non-melanoma skin cancer. You can decrease your risk of developing precancerous and cancerous lesions going forward while still enjoying the outdoors. Here […]

hannon

How does Botox™ Work for Excessive Sweating?

Excessive sweating (“hyperhidrosis”) is a chronic condition that can involve many areas of the body and cause significant embarrassment. While there is often no cure, there are multiple treatment options with various pros and cons, including topical medications, pills, and lasers. Injectable neurotoxins are safe and durable treatment alternatives, with specific FDA approval for onabotulinum-A […]

reid

Regular Skin Exams: Who Needs Them?

There are not firm consensus guidelines on how frequently to screen for skin cancer, but in general, every adult should have a baseline exam and individuals with risk factors for melanoma or non-melanoma skin cancers should be screened at least annually. Risk factors include personal medical history or family history of skin cancer, certain physical […]

creswell

What do Bleach Baths do for Eczema?

I often get amazed and concerned looks from patients when I suggest that they do bleach baths for their eczema, but done correctly they are very safe and can be effective for some types of eczema. Some types of eczema are driven by staph bacteria that live on the skin. Bleach baths work to decrease […]

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