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... Complete skin care for the entire family, treating children and adults for all skin conditions: Acne Eczema and Dermatitis Psoriasis Warts Skin cancer screening and treatment Excessive sweating (hyperhidrosis) Hair loss Vitiligo All other disorders of the skin, hair and nails...

Patient Education
... Anatomy of the Skin Skin Care Topics Sun Safety Skin Care Basics Tanning Beds/Tanning Booths Tattoos Pregnancy-Related Skin Conditions Diabetes-Related Skin Conditions Skin Cancers Skin Conditions Acne Rosacea Head Lice Rashes Eczema (Dermatitis) Lumps, Bumps, and Cysts Psoriasis Blisters Vitiligo Pruritus Poison Ivy, Poison Oak, Poison Sumac Lichen Simplex Chronicus Scleroderma Keratosis Pilaris Hives (Urticaria) Hidradenitis Suppurativa Wrinkles Birthmarks/Pigmented Skin Skin Growths Seborrheic Keratosis Moles (Nevi) Warts Actinic Keratosis Skin Infections Herpes Simplex Virus Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever Ringworm (Tinea Corporis) Impetigo Erysipelas Chicken Pox (Herpes Varicella Zoster) Cellulitis Candidiasis Boils Shingles (Herpes Zoster) Lyme Disease Folliculitis Scabies Intertrigo Granuloma

Our Services
... Acne Moles (Nevi) Eczema Psoriasis Rashes Rosacea Skin Cancers Warts Wrinkles Acne Acne is the most frequent skin condition seen by medical professionals...

Psoriasis
Home >Services >Psoriasis Understanding the types of Psoriasis What is psoriasis...

Living with Psoriasis
Psoriasis is a common, chronic and often frustrating skin condition that causes skin scaling, inflammation, redness and irritation...

Nail Care: Keeping Fingers and Toes in Tip-Top Shape
...Other conditions include ingrown toenails, nail fungus, warts, cysts or psoriasis of the nails...

Treating Rashes
...Your rash could be caused by: Eczema Contact dermatitis Psoriasis Hives Certain medications Heat rash Viral infections Asthma or allergies Bug bite Poison ivy, oak and sumac When do you seek medical attention...

What is Psoriasis?
What is Psoriasis...

Keeping Your Nails Healthy
...Other conditions include ingrown toenails, nail fungus, warts, cysts or psoriasis of the nails...

Dealing With Psoriasis
Psoriasis doesn’t just impact someone’s appearance but it can also affect someone’s quality of life...

Why Is My Skin So Dry?
... You are Dealing with a Skin Condition Sometimes dry skin is a sign of a skin disorder, more commonly eczema and psoriasis...

Is My Rash Ringworm or Something Else?
... Other less common symptoms that may look like ringworm include, Contact dermatitis Psoriasis Pityriasis rosea Tinea versicolor (more common in children) Vitiligo Erythema migrans (common in those with Lyme disease) Lupus Sometimes a skin biopsy of the lesion or rash is required for a dermatologist to be able to diagnose whether it is ringworm or not...

Scalp Psoriasis: Symptoms and Treatment
...It could be dandruff or it could be a sign that you’re dealing with a common condition known as scalp psoriasis...

Can't Stop Itching? Know the Signs of Poison Ivy, Sumac, and Oak
...You must call your dermatologist as soon as possible if: Pus develops on the rash You also have a fever over 100 F You experience severe itching The rash keeps spreading You aren’t sure whether the rash is caused by poison ivy, oak, or sumac The rash spreads to the mouth or the eyes Symptoms don’t improve within a week From poison ivy rashes to psoriasis, a dermatologist can treat a wide range of skin conditions and provide you with the treatment you need...

Keeping Your Hands Clean
...Whether you’re having trouble getting psoriasis flare-ups under control or you simply want to discuss gentle products that you can use on your sensitive skin, the team at Dawson Dermatology can help...

Are You Dealing With a Rash?
...Common causes of a rash include, Atopic or contact dermatitis Eczema Pityriasis rosea Hives Insect bites and stings Poison ivy, oak, or sumac Rosacea Measles Ringworm Impetigo Psoriasis Diaper rash Shingles Lichen planus Chickenpox Lupus Scabies Allergy to a drug/medication How do I treat a rash...

What Is Seborrheic Dermatitis?
...Certain chronic conditions such as rosacea, psoriasis, HIV, or epilepsy may also increase your risk for developing seborrheic dermatitis...

Can Your Skin Benefit From Exercise?
... If you are dealing with skin problems such as acne, psoriasis, or rosacea and you’re looking for ways to keep these skin conditions managed while still being able to exercise, a dermatologist is one of the best specialists to turn to for answers, recommendations, and treatment options that fit your needs...

Finding the Right Bath Products for Your Skin Condition
When you’re dealing with skin problems such as eczema or psoriasis, using the same skincare products that others do may end up being a major no-no...

When To See A Dermatologist
...There are over 3,000 conditions such as melanoma, psoriasis, eczema, etc...

Isotretinoin: Treatment for severe acne
... When you talk with your dermatologist about isotretinoin, be sure to tell your dermatologist if you have any of the following: Disease that affects your immune system, such as HIV, AIDS, rheumatoid arthritis (RA), psoriasis, or graft vs...

Acne can affect more than your skin
...“The psychosocial impact of acne, vitiligo, and psoriasis: a review...

Nail fungus
... Health: You have an increased risk of developing a fungal nail infection if you have one or more of the following: Athlete’s foot (or another skin infection caused by fungus) Cancer and are receiving chemotherapy Diabetes Had a nail infection Injured a nail or recently had nail surgery People in your family frequently get nail infections Poor circulation Psoriasis Received an organ transplant Weakened immune system due to a disease like human immunodeficiency syndrome (HIV) Lifestyle: Your risk of getting a fungal nail infection increases if you: Have wet feet or hands frequently throughout the day Smoke Spend a lot of time in water Walk barefoot in a hot, humid place like a pool, public shower, or locker room Wear tight-fitting, closed-toe shoes, especially if you have sweaty feet Wear plastic gloves for hours every day   What causes nail fungus...

Cold sores
... Treatment is highly recommended if you get a cold sore and have: Atopic dermatitis (usually begins in childhood and is often called eczema) Sores near your eyes A lot of cold sores A lot of pain Sores that spread to another part of your body, such as your hands or genitals HIV, AIDS, cancer, or another disease that weakens your immune system Cancer and are getting chemotherapy To take medication that suppresses your immune system, such as medicine to control severe psoriasis or prevent organ rejection Cold sores frequently An outbreak that lasts more than 2 weeks It’s important to treat cold sores if you have any of the above because the cold sores may not go away without treatment...

Genital herpes
...Medications that weaken the immune system include those taken to prevent losing a transplanted organ and some that control severe psoriasis...

Scalp psoriasis
  Scalp psoriasis: When psoriasis forms on the scalp, it can creep beyond the scalp...

Hidradenitis suppurativa
... Methotrexate (severe HS only): This medicine is used to treat cancer and certain other medical conditions, such as severe psoriasis...

Psoriatic arthritis
... Do you have psoriasis...

Psoriasis Skin Care Guide
For people with psoriasis, a chronic skin condition, taking good care of their skin can alleviate some of the discomfort that may be experienced, such as itching, cracking, and bleeding of the skin...

Psoriatic arthritis
... Do you have psoriasis...

Seborrheic dermatitis
... Acne, rosacea, or psoriasis...

Imiquimod: A treatment for some skin cancers, genital warts
...If your dermatologist mentions imiquimod as a possible treatment, be sure to tell your dermatologist if you have: A disease that affects your immune system, such as HIV, AIDS, rheumatoid arthritis (RA), psoriasis, or graft vs...

Sebaceous carcinoma
... Some medications used to treat psoriasis or arthritis...

Neurodermatitis
...Unlike eczema, psoriasis, and other itchy skin conditions, people tend to develop just 1 or 2 patches that itch...

Fungal Infections of the Skin
...Athlete’s foot can look like another skin condition such as contact dermatitis or psoriasis...

Mature Skin
...Itching may also be a sign of an internal disease, and severe flaky and cracked skin may be a sign of a more serious skin condition, such as psoriasis or dermatitis...

NAIL DISEASES AND NAIL HEALTH
... WHAT DOES NAIL PSORIASIS LOOK LIKE...

Pruritus (Itch)
... Many skin diseases, including eczema, hives and psoriasis, can begin with an itch...

Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis
If you have psoriasis, you are not alone...

Tattoos, Piercings, and Other Body Art
...Some patients who have psoriasis see flare-ups where they get tattoos...

Your Dermatologist and Insurance
... Diagnosing and treating disease Dermatologists devote their skills and energy to treating medical conditions of the skin, hair and nails, such as acne, skin cancer, psoriasis, eczema, hair loss, rashes, rosacea, warts, and nail fungus...

How to Treat Dandruff
...However, sometimes the flaking and itching that appears like dandruff is actually a medical condition, such as seborrheic dermatitis, psoriasis, fungal infections of the scalp, or eczema...

How do I know if I'm using the right sunscreen?
...Studies show that daily use can reduce your risk of: Skin cancer, including melanoma, the most-serious skin cancer Precancerous skin growths that can turn into skin cancer Signs of premature skin aging like age spots, wrinkles, and leathery skin Sunburn Melasma Dark spots on your skin that can appear when acne, psoriasis, or another condition clears Step 2: Consider your skin type, skin conditions, and other needs By limiting your sunscreen choices to ones that contain the 3 essentials, you’ll still have quite a few options...

Videos
How to Apply Sunscreen How to Style Hair Without Damage Rosacea: Skin Care Do's and Don'ts Skin Cancer Prevention Manicure and Pedicure Safety Psoriasis Skin Care Guide Eczema: Tips to help your child feel better How to Shave Skin Self-Exam: How to Do Face Washing 101 How to Apply Self-Tanner Acne: Tips to help you see clearer skin Wrinkle Remedies Tips for Healthy Hair Get the most from your skin care products Tips for Healthy Nails How to remove gum without cutting hair Dry skin relief Coloring and perming tips Eczema Bleach bath therapy Preventing skin conditions in athletes Tips for treating poison ivy How to Treat sunburn Melasma How to care for tattooed skin How to care for pierced ears How to Treat Diaper Rash Skin Care on a Budget Who's Got Your Back...

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Queen's Physician's Office Building 1 (POB1)
1380 Lusitana Street, Suite 412 Honolulu, HI 96813
Queen's Health Care Center
377 Keahole Street, Honolulu, Hawaii 96825