Treatments That May Help When You Have Stubborn Acne

Posted on: 11 July 2016
If you have acne that doesn't respond to over-the-counter or prescription medications, your dermatologist may want to try some type of acne surgery. Surgery can be used to treat a single pimple or it can be used to treat widespread acne. These are the options you may be offered depending upon the type of acne you have and the location of the cysts. Surgical Extraction This type of acne surgery is used on blackheads and whiteheads that are not inflamed.
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Top Signs And Symptoms Of Potential Skin Cancer

Posted on: 17 May 2016
Does your family have a history of developing cancer? Are you worried that you might develop skin cancer due to needing to spend time out in the sun? While you should definitely visit the doctor if you have any questions or concerns, that's not always immediately possible. Here are some signs that you should be on the lookout for: New or enlarged moles: This is probably the most obvious and well-known sign that you may be developing skin cancer, but it merits mention anyway.
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3 Things Parents Need To Know About Congenital Nevi

Posted on: 5 April 2016
Congenital nevi, also called birthmarks, are patches on the skin that affect a reported 1.3% of newborns. These patches can be various shades of brown and may have irregular or hairy surfaces. Here are three things parents need to know about congenital nevi. What causes congenital nevi? The cause of congenital nevi is still unclear. One theory is that these patches have a genetic link. Children that carry the MC1R genotype—a genotype that is associated with red hair—have been shown to have a higher risk of developing these patches.
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Get Rid Of Your Skin Tags With Tea Tree Oil

Posted on: 19 February 2016
Skin tags are common skin annoyances that typically are not considered harmful for the body. You can have them removed by visiting a dermatologist; however, health insurance companies do not usually cover the cost of the procedure, because this is considered a non-health related need. If you want to get rid of the skin tags you have and want to save money, you could try a method that has worked for many people.
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