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Skin Health

Skin conditions can cause issues ranging from embarrassment to serious illness. Learn about symptoms and treatments, and how to protect your skin on a daily basis.

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What Is Palmar Erythema?
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What Is a Punch Biopsy?
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Cosentyx (Secukinumab) Subcutaneous: Uses, Side Effects, Dosage
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Difference Between Cortisone and Hydrocortisone
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Skyrizi (Risankizumab-Rzaa) – Subcutaneous: Uses, Side Effects, Dosage
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Winlevi (Clascoterone) Topical: Uses, Side Effects, Dosages, Interactions
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Qbrexza (Glycopyrronium Tosylate) Topical: Uses, Side Effects, Dosages
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Ask an Expert: How Do Lifestyle Factors Impact Skin Conditions?
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Otezla (Apremilast) Oral: Uses, Side Effects, Dosages
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Aczone (Dapsone) Topical: Uses, Side Effects, Dosages
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Vanos (Fluocinonide) Topical: Uses, Side Effects, Dosages
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Why Does My Belly Button Smell?
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Ask an Expert: How Can I Avoid a Misdiagnosis With Skin Conditions?
Melasma
A Quick Look at the Diagnosis and Treatment of Melasma on Darker Skin
Heather Woolery-Lloyd, MD
Ask an Expert: How Can I Find a Dermatologist for Skin of Color?
Heather Woolery-Lloyd, MD
Ask an Expert: Are Pigmentation Changes From Eczema Permanent?
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What to Expect with Hidradenitis Suppurativa and Biologics
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Possible Causes for Your Random Bruises
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Prevent Dry Skin After Showering
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How to Treat an Ingrown Hair Cyst
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What Is a Wood’s Lamp Exam?
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Desonate (Desonide) Topical: Uses, Side Effects, Dosages
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What Are Skin Pigmentation Disorders?
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Skin Discoloration: Causes and Treatments
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10 Rare Skin Diseases
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Can Itchy Skin Be a Symptom of Cancer?
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Can You Get a Tattoo If You Have Psoriasis?
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How to Get Clear Skin
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Aldara (Imiquimod) Topical: Uses, Side Effects, Dosage
Topical Ointment Gel
Elidel (Pimecrolimus) Topical : Uses, Side Effects, Dosages
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Neurodermatitis: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment
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What You Need to Know About Ringworm on Your Eyelid
Hidradenitis suppurativa
What Are the Stages of Hidradenitis Suppurativa?
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What Is Nail Pitting and What Causes It?
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What Causes Skin Discoloration Between the Buttocks?
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What to Know About Scalp Peeling
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What Is Wet Dandruff and Why Do I Have It?
psoriasis rash
What Does a Pustular Rash Look Like?
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What Are Skin Fissures?
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What Causes Unexplained Blisters on Your Feet?
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10 Vitamins and Supplements for Dry Skin
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What Causes a Scalp Infection and Can You Treat It?
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How to Diagnose and Treat Cracked Skin
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What Is Causing Your Dry Itchy Scalp?
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Why Is My Scalp Sore?
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How to Care for Vulvar Dermatitis: Symptoms and Treatment Methods
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Scabies vs. Eczema: What Are the Differences?
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Is Jock Itch Contagious?
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How to Heal Painful, Cracked Fingertips
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What’s Causing Pinprick Red Dots on Your Skin That Don’t Itch?
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How To Get Rid Of Peeling Skin Effectively
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Causes of Scalp Scabs and How to Treat Them
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What Are Skin Blemishes and When Should You Worry About Them?
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These Conditions Can Cause Itchy Bumps on Your Elbows
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What Is Solar Purpura Bruising?
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What Causes Sudden Pale Skin?
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Best Oils for Dry Skin
Lotion on Arm
What Is Dermatosis?
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What Are Facial Yeast Infections?
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How Petechiae Are Treated