Folliculitis Barbae, most commonly known as razor bumps, is a condition that consists of irritated red bumps around the hair follicles, mainly in beard area.
Contour Dermatology is currently seeking participants (ages 2 and up) for a clinical study for a new, non-steroidal topical ointment to treat eczema.
Steroid creams and ointments are effective and work quickly to bring a flare up under control, but there are side effects to using steroids long-term.
Cutanea larva migrans is skin condition caused by infection with a parasitic worm.
Dermatitis is a general term for skin inflammation. There are many types of dermatitis – each with their own causes and treatments.
The terms “eczema” or “dermatitis” are used to describe certain kinds of inflamed skin conditions including allergic contact dermatitis and nummular dermatitis.
Drug eruption is a rash caused by an adverse reaction to medication. They are unsightly but resolve once the causative medication is identified & discontinued.
A sun rash, however, can occur on exposed skin when you get too much sun, too fast. The medical term for sun rash is polymorphic light eruption (PLME)
Dr. Jochen was a principal investigator for this drug – the first new prescription drug approved for eczema in more than 10 years.
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.