bug bites and stings

Although most bug bites and stings are harmless, some can be dangerous. This is especially true if you are allergic to the bug’s venom, or if the bug is carrying a disease. In the United States, it’s common to experience a bite or sting from the following types of bugs: Mosquitoes Fleas Bedbugs Biting flies…

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Detect skin cancer

Anyone can get skin cancer, regardless of skin color. It is estimated that one in five Americans will develop skin cancer in their lifetime. When caught early, skin cancer is highly treatable. You can detect skin cancer early by following dermatologists’ tips for checking your skin. Download the AAD’s body mole map to document your…

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Melanoma Skin Cancer Awareness Month

Designated by the American Academy of Dermatology, National Melanoma Skin Cancer Prevention Month aims to raise awareness about skin cancer, increasing the chances of early detection so treatments can be given early. It’s vital that skin cancers such as melanoma, a rarer & often deadly form of skin cancer, is treated early as later stage…

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  May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month. With 5.4 million cases in more than 3.3 million people diagnosed annually, skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the United States. Fortunately, skin cancer is also one of the most preventable forms of cancer and highly treatable when detected early.   Skin cancer is…

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Dermatosis papulosa nigra (DPN)

Is a condition of many small, benign skin lesions on the face, a condition generally presenting on dark-skinned individuals. DPN is extremely common. From a histological perspective, DPN resembles seborrheic keratoses. The condition may be cosmetically undesirable to some patients. It usually begins in adolescence. The incidence, number and size of lesions increases with age.…

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