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... 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

Got Warts? When to see Your Dermatologist for Treatment
Warts are benign skin growths that appear when a virus infects the top layer of the skin...

Healthy Tan or Damaged Skin? How to Detect and Prevent Sun Damage
...It may be time to visit your dermatologist about potential sun damage if you: Experience a severe sunburn with blistering or other serious side effects, or if you have a history of sunburns Notice changes to existing skin growths or develop new or irregular shaped moles or spots, as these could be indications that you have skin cancer Have sun spots on your skin, especially if they appear suddenly or are dark in color Have a family history of skin cancer At a minimum, you should visit a dermatologist once a year to have your body inspected for moles or growths...

The Importance of Regular Skin Exams
...Here are some warning signs and symptoms to be on the lookout for, Unusual skin growths, moles or sores that don’t heal Spots that itch, scab or bleed Moles that are multiple colors Moles that are asymmetrical or have jagged, poorly defined borders Not sure how to do a skin self-exam...

Warts
... Warts: Overview Warts are benign (not cancerous) skin growths that appear when a virus infects the top layer of the skin...

Chemical peels
...If you have lots of sun-damaged skin or precancerous skin growths called AKs, you will likely continue to see new spots and growths on your skin...

Dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans (DFSP)
...Many skin growths look alike...

Diabetes warning signs
...Skin tags Many people have skin tags — skin growths that hang from a stalk...

Caring for your skin in menopause
... Skin cancer and pre-cancerous skin growths also become more common...

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...

Seborrheic keratosis
...They differ, though, from these other skin growths...

Common Growths
... Many common skin growths do not require treatment...

Dangers of Tanning
... ACTINIC KERATOSES Actinic keratoses (AKs) are common skin growths that are considered to be pre-cancerous...

Facial Rejuvenation
... Fractional rejuvenation can: minimize the appearance of sun damage, acne scars, and fine lines improve rough-feeling skin tighten skin treat actinic keratoses, precancerous skin growths This procedure does not require any downtime...

Seborrheic Keratoses
Seborrheic keratoses are common benign (noncancerous) skin growths that can occur anywhere on the body...

Skin Cancer
... Actinic Keratoses (AKs) Actinic keratoses (AKs) are common skin growths...