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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Actinic Keratosis

  An AK forms when the skin is badly damaged by ultraviolet (UV) rays from the sun or indoor tanning. Most people get more than one AK. When you have more than one AK, you have actinic keratoses, or AKs. Anyone who has many AKs should be under a dermatologist’s care. Most people who have…

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New Aesthetician

Charlotte Dermatology is pleased to announce our new Aesthetician Joyti Dhillon. Over 16 years experience in the skin care industry. She is available for appointments on Mondays and Tuesdays from 8:30am until 3:00pm at our Waverly office: 11840 Southmore Drive, Suite 170, Charlotte, NC 28277 For more information and to schedule an appointment please call…

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Summer is coming

          Get your skin ready for the summer A regular deep cleanse will get rid of dead skins to help unclog pores and eradicate blemishes. There’s only one way to make your skin look brighter and that is to exfoliate. This gets rid of dead skin cells, which can make your…

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Bleaching Creams

There are many options for lightening or bleaching creams but not all are created equal. One of the most common bleaching agents is called hydroquinone, stronger versions require a prescription but weaker options can be found over the counter. It is very important that this type of lightening cream is only used for 6 months…

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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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