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Hives: Overview What are hives? Hives are welts on the skin that often itch. These welts can appear on any part of the skin. Hives vary in size from as small as a pen tip to as large as a dinner plate. They may connect to form even larger welts. Hives An allergy to a…

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Dyshidrotic Eczema

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, so the person often gets itchy, dry skin. DE causes itchy, dry skin. People also develop small, deep-seated blisters, usually on their hands. It’s also…

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What Is Rosacea & How Is It Treated?

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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, the most troubling effect is the impact it has on a person’s self-esteem and confidence level. When visiting a dermatologist for this disorder, you’re likely…

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What Dermatologists Want Patients to Know About Athlete’s Foot

What Dermatologists Want Patients to Know About Athlete’s Foot - Thomasville

Despite the name, athlete’s foot is one dermatological condition that doesn’t just affect athletic individuals. In fact, research estimates the fungal infection impacts up to one in four people at any given time. Given this high prevalence, Asheboro Dermatology & Skin Surgery Center in North Carolina encourages patients of all backgrounds to learn how to…

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A Dermatologist Explains Melanoma

A Dermatologist Explains Melanoma - Thomasville

Melanoma cancer is a common form of skin cancer, with approximately 87,110 new cases diagnosed this year alone. The first step to battling this serious illness is to understand why it occurs and how it can be treated, and the dermatologists at the Dermatology & Skin Surgery Center in Thomasville can provide all the information…

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Dermatologists Explain 3 Causes of Eczema

Dermatologists Explain 3 Causes of Eczema - Thomasville

Eczema is one of the most puzzling dermatologic conditions, and dermatologists have failed to identify a direct cause for its manifestation. However, according to the staff at the Dermatology & Skin Surgery Center in Thomasville, Asheboro, Albemarle and Pinehurst, NC, there are several contributing factors that may be responsible for flare ups. Knowing them can…

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