Under the guidance of a dermatologist or skin care specialist, expectant mothers can treat their skin during and after pregnancy…
Cellulitis is an infection of the deeper subcutaneous layers of the skin with a classic set of signs and symptoms including redness, pain, and warmth, and swelling. (The picture of cellulitis affecting a person’s left leg above shows the redness and swelling, as well as evidence of a bandaged wound on the great toe.)
Ichthyosis is the disorder in which there are excessive amounts of dry surface scales. The name ichthyosis is derived from…
Cutis marmorata is the name given to a skin condition which appears as a faint, lacy, and red/blue pattern. The image shows the affected areas outlined in red.
Many of us never really pay attention to our skin until we notice something is abnormal with or on it….
Chicken pox (also called varicella) is a classically childhood skin disease that is caused by the varicella zoster virus, the same virus that causes shingles in adults.
We’ve all heard it before. Applying sunscreen should be a part of our daily routine to protect our skin from…
Sunscreen early and often Daily use of a broad-spectrum sunscreen of at least SPF (sun protection factor) 30 is recommended….
Calcipotriene is one of a number of synthetic drugs that mimic the action of vitamin D, the chemical structure of which is shown below.
Cowden syndrome is a very rare genetic disease classically manifesting as the appearance of multiple hamartomas – a benign (but still problematic) kind of tumor – both on the skin and within internal organs.