Pilonidal Cyst:

Pilonidal Cyst: Don’t Let It Become a Pain in Your Butt

By Asheboro Dermatology / June 20, 2017

When a large and painful bump develops between your buttocks, you might not know what it is or how to get rid of it. However, the bump on your bottom is likely called a pilonidal cyst, and as you likely know, these cysts can be painful and even debilitating. A pilonidal cyst generally develops in…

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A Guide to Adult Acne: Pinehurst Dermatologists Share What You Need to Know - West End

A Guide to Adult Acne: Pinehurst Dermatologists Share What You Need to Know

By Dermatology & Skin Surgery Center West End / May 31, 2017

Acne is one of the most prevalent skin conditions throughout the United States—and it doesn’t just affect teenagers. Research has found that a growing number of adults also experience acne. Although visiting your dermatologist is one of the most effective ways to combat your skin care issues, understanding the signs and symptoms of adult acne…

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Childhood Melanoma

Childhood Melanoma: A Dangerous Form of Skin Cancer

By Asheboro Dermatology / May 24, 2017

Although skin cancer isn’t as common in children as it is in adults, doctors are seeing more cases of melanoma in pediatric patients. Statistics show that the number of cases of this potentially life-threatening skin cancer in children increased by approximately 2 percent each year from 1973 to 2009. Melanoma can develop on any area…

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Nervous System

How Parkinson’s Disease and Its Medication Can Affect Your Skin

By Asheboro Dermatology / May 24, 2017

Statistics show that a million or more Americans have Parkinson’s disease-a progressive nervous system disease that causes shaking, resting tremors, muscle stiffness, and gait and balance problems. In addition to symptoms such as pain, numbness, and tingling in the skin, you can have skin problems and be at increased risk for developing malignant melanoma. Potential Risk Although…

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Albemarle Dermatologist Explains Why Sun Protection is so Important - Stanly County

Albemarle Dermatologist Explains Why Sun Protection is so Important

By Dermatology & Skin Surgery Center Albemarle / May 2, 2017

Whether you’re heading out on a hike or just down the street, wearing sunscreen whenever you’re outside is vital. While sun protection is important all year long, it’s especially crucial during these upcoming warmer, summer months. The experienced dermatologists from the Dermatology & Skin Surgery Center in Albemarle, NC, know first-hand how damaging prolonged sun…

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Dermatologist in Thomasville Explains Psoriasis - Davidson County

Dermatologist in Thomasville Explains Psoriasis

By Dermatology & Skin Surgery Center Thomasville / March 31, 2017

Ongoing skin problems might seem like a simple quirk, but if you have psoriasis, your condition can grow out of control faster than you might think. For this reason, it is recommended that you become familiar with the symptoms, causes, and triggers tied to this condition. Here is a little more information about psoriasis, how…

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Embarrassing Warts

Don’t Let Warts Embarrass You: See a Dermatologist for Medical Treatment

By Asheboro Dermatology / March 21, 2017

Warts are noncancerous skin growths caused by the human papillomavirus (HPV). Skin warts can spread to other individuals by direct contact with infected skin or with objects and surfaces on which the virus is present. Warts on the hands or soles of the feet often go away on their own in due time. In fact,…

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Rosacea Management Methods From North Carolina's Leading Dermatologist - Albemarle

Rosacea Management Methods From North Carolina’s Leading Dermatologist

By Dermatology & Skin Surgery Center Albemarle / March 2, 2017

Rosacea is a common, yet sometimes uncomfortable, skin condition. With flushing, inflammation, visible blood vessels, and stinging sensations across the face, most patients are curious about skin treatments to help ease their condition. If you’re suffering from rosacea, your dermatologist will help you discover the solutions that work best. Since 1996, the professionals at the…

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See a Dermatologist About Skin Tightening When You Have Scleroderma

By Asheboro Dermatology / February 21, 2017

Scleroderma is a rare disease that affects the body’s connective tissue. Although systemic scleroderma affects skin tissues, blood vessels, and major organs, localized scleroderma, which develops slowly, generally affects only the skin, making it thick, hard, and tight. But if you have either type of scleroderma, you can have patches of hard and tight skin…

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Best Sunscreen

How to Choose the Best Sunscreen for Oily Skin

By Asheboro Dermatology / January 31, 2017

According to the American Cancer Society, you are more likely to develop skin cancer over any other type of cancer. Over five million cases of the disease are diagnosed yearly. Fortunately, skin cancer can be avoided, and wearing sunscreen is one easy way to reduce your risks. If you have oily skin, then you may…

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