Seborrheic Dermatitis

That red, itchy rash on your scalp that has flaky scales could be seborrheic dermatitis, or seborrhea. It’s a common skin disease that looks similar to psoriasis, eczema, or an allergic reaction. And it can appear on your body as well as your scalp. Causes We don’t know what exactly causes seborrheic dermatitis. It seems…

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Squamous cell carcinoma

Squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) is an uncontrolled growth of abnormal cells arising in the squamous cells, which compose most of the skin’s upper layers (the epidermis). SCCs often look like scaly red patches, open sores, elevated growths with a central depression, or warts; they may crust or bleed. They can become disfiguring and sometimes deadly…

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Actinic Keratosis

What is Actinic Keratosis? Actinic keratosis (solar keratosis) is characterized by patches of flaky discolored skin. The precancerous condition is caused by long-term sun or tanning bed exposure. It most often appears in commonly exposed areas including the lips, other areas of the face, the backsides of hands, the forearms, the neck and the head.…

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Skincare New Year’s Now that the 2018 is here, many of us look back on the past year and take account of our life. We can look at ourselves from a mental, physical and spiritual perspective to decide what is working, what is not and the areas we can improve upon. The New Year is…

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Winter Skin Care

The Ultimate Guide to Winter Skin Care 1) As a general rule, creams are heavier than lotions, which are heavier than ointments. The most important thing is to find moisturizers that really penetrate and hydrate the skin. And if you’re breakout-prone, you may not use petrolatum- or oil-based formulas, or you will break out. 2)…

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