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Shingles: How to reduce your risk

By Asheboro Dermatology | November 5, 2019

Shingles: Overview What is shingles? Most people who get this disease develop a painful, blistering rash. Is it contagious? Yes, but you cannot give anyone shingles. While you have blisters,…

Proper wound care: How to minimize a scar

By Dermatology & Skin Surgery Center West End | October 30, 2019

Proper wound care: How to minimize a scar: Whenever your skin is injured – whether by accident or from surgery – your body works to repair the wound. As your…

Scars

By Dermatology & Skin Surgery Center West End | October 30, 2019

Scars: Overview What exactly is a scar? When you injure your skin, your body naturally repairs the damage. How your body repairs this damage depends on how deeply the injury…

Dyshidrotic Eczema

By Dermatology & Skin Surgery Center Thomasville | October 1, 2019

Dyshidrotic eczema: Overview What is dyshidrotic eczema? Dyshidrotic (dis-hi-drah-tic) eczema (DE) is a common group of skin conditions in which the skin cannot protect itself as well as it should,…

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Hyperhidrosis

By Dermatology & Skin Surgery Center Albemarle | September 10, 2019

Hyperhidrosis: Overview (Excessive sweating) What is hyperhidrosis (hi-purr-hi-DROE-sis)? This is a medical condition that causes excessive sweating. The word “hyperhidrosis” means too much (hyper) sweating (hidrosis). Excessive sweating happens when…

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Should You Be Concerned About a New Mole on Your Body?

By Asheboro Dermatology | January 29, 2019

By the time you enter your late 20s, it’s quite common to have a few—or even several—moles on your body. In many cases, these colored skin growths are just a part…

4 Dermatologist-Approved Tips for Managing Sensitive Skin

4 Dermatologist-Approved Tips for Managing Sensitive Skin

By Asheboro Dermatology | January 22, 2019

Everyone’s skin is different and will react to external forces and skincare products in unique ways. Finding the right routine can be a real challenge for individuals with delicate skin…

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Diagnosis, Treatment, and Cause: Learn More About Vitiligo

By Asheboro Dermatology | December 27, 2018

About one percent of the population has the skin condition known as vitiligo. The disease affects the pigmentation of the skin and causes white patches to form. Many experts believe…

7 Causes of Skin Discoloration

7 Causes of Skin Discoloration

By Dermatology & Skin Surgery Center West End | December 10, 2018

Discolored or inflamed skin is caused by a variety of conditions and presents an array of symptoms, such as peeling, cracked patches, birthmarks, or skin cancer, which must be treated…

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What Is Rosacea & How Is It Treated?

By Dermatology & Skin Surgery Center Thomasville | November 15, 2018

Rosacea is a chronic skin condition characterized by facial redness that eventually progresses into raised bumps or pimples, or even skin thickening, over time. While the condition can be uncomfortable,…