Conditions


Actinic Keratosis
Actinic Keratosis

You have surely seen an actinic keratosis. The name may be...

Autoimmune Disease
Autoimmune Disease

What causes Autoimmune Disease?An autoimmune disease occurs...

Birthmarks
Birthmarks

A birthmark is an irregularity on our skin, which can...

Blisters
Blisters

Most blisters are caused by friction or minor burns and do...

Candidiasis
Candidiasis

Candidiasis is the medical term for yeast infections in the...

Cellulitis
Cellulitis

A common but serious bacterial infection called cellulitis...

Chicken Pox (Herpes Varicella Zoster)
Chicken Pox (Herpes Varicella Zoster)

Once a common childhood illness, chicken pox is an...

Cysts
Cysts

A cyst is a closed sac under the skin filled with material....

Dermatitis / Eczema
Dermatitis / Eczema

Dermatitis and eczema are terms that are often used...

Dermatofibromas
Dermatofibromas

Dermatofibromas are harmless, very common firm bumps that...

Diabetes-Related Skin Conditions
Diabetes-Related Skin Conditions

It is estimated that about one-third of people with...

Dry Skin
Dry Skin

What causes dry skin?Skin that is dry and itchy can be the...

Erysipelas
Erysipelas

Traced back to the Middle Ages, erysipelas is a superficial...

Excessive Sweating (Hyperhidrosis)
Excessive Sweating (Hyperhidrosis)

Hyperhidrosis, or excessive sweating, is a disorder in...

Folliculitis
Folliculitis

Described as the presence of inflammatory cells within the...

Granuloma
Granuloma

The term granuloma usually refers to a solid group of...

Head Lice
Head Lice

Head lice are small parasitic insects that thrive in human...

Herpes
Herpes

Herpes is an umbrella term for a group of several...

Herpes Zoster (Shingles)
Herpes Zoster (Shingles)

The same virus that causes chicken pox causes herpes zoster...

Hidradenitis Suppurativa
Hidradenitis Suppurativa

Considered a severe form of acne, hidradenitis suppurativa...

Hives (Urticaria)
Hives (Urticaria)

Hives are characterized as itchy red, raised welts (also...

Impetigo
Impetigo

Impetigo is a common skin infection usually found in...

Intertrigo
Intertrigo

Usually found in folds of skin, intertrigo often appears as...

Keratosis Pilaris
Keratosis Pilaris

Keratosis pilaris is a skin condition commonly seen on the...

Lichen Simplex Chronicus
Lichen Simplex Chronicus

LSC is caused by habitually scratching a certain area over...

Lipomas
Lipomas

A lipoma is a fatty tumor composed of adipose (fat) tissue,...

Lyme Disease
Lyme Disease

What causes Lyme Disease?Lyme disease is a bacterial...

Melasma
Melasma

Commonly identified as a "mask of pregnancy,” melasma is...

Mole Evaluations
Mole Evaluations

Moles, or nevi, are growths on the skin that develop when...

Neurodermatitis
Neurodermatitis

Neurodermatitis: OverviewNeurodermatitis is a skin...

Neurofibromas
Neurofibromas

Neurofibromas are common benign lesions derived from cells...

Nummular dermatitis
Nummular dermatitis

Nummular dermatitis: OverviewAlso called discoid...

Pediatric Skin Conditions
Pediatric Skin Conditions

Pediatric Skin ConditionsFew things are worse than seeing...

Poison Ivy, Poison Oak, Poison Sumac
Poison Ivy, Poison Oak, Poison Sumac

In most people, contact with the oils from poison ivy,...

Pregnancy-Related Skin Conditions
Pregnancy-Related Skin Conditions

Although less common, there are a few skin conditions...

Pruritus
Pruritus

Pruritus, the sensation that makes people want to scratch...

Psoriasis
Psoriasis

Psoriasis a complicated and persistent skin disease that...

Rashes
Rashes

Healthy skin provides a barrier between the outside...

Ringworm (Tinea Corporis)
Ringworm (Tinea Corporis)

Also referred to as tinea corporis, ringworm infection...

Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever
Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever

Transmitted to humans by a tick bite, Rocky Mountain...

Rosacea
Rosacea

Rosacea is a widespread but poorly understood chronic...

Scabies
Scabies

The presence of a tiny burrowing mite causes scabies, an...

Scleroderma
Scleroderma

Roughly 300,000 people in the United States suffer from...

Seborrheic Keratosis
Seborrheic Keratosis

Also known as seborrheic verruca, most people will develop...

Skin Cancer
Skin Cancer

One in five Americans will develop some type of skin cancer...

Skin Infections
Skin Infections

Skin infections affect millions of Americans each year....

Skin Tags
Skin Tags

Skin Tags A skin tag is a small flap of tissue that hangs...

Stasis dermatitis
Stasis dermatitis

Stasis dermatitis: OverviewAlso called gravitational...

Venereal Disease
Venereal Disease

Venereal diseases are commonly referred to as...

Warts & Molluscum
Warts & Molluscum

Warts are a common skin infection. They are caused by the...

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