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Honolulu Dermatologist
... 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

Tinea versicolor
...If tinea versicolor causes light spots on the skin, it can be mistaken for vitiligo...

... Vitiligo is not contagious...

Alopecia areata
... People with alopecia areata may have a higher risk for: Another autoimmune disease such as thyroid disease or vitiligo (patches of lighter skin appear) Asthma and allergies, mainly atopic dermatitis (more commonly called eczema) and hay fever (nasal allergies) Having relatives who have asthma, allergies, or an autoimmune disease such as type 1 diabetes   Alopecia areata: Diagnosis and treatment How do dermatologists diagnose alopecia areata...

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Queen's Physician's Office Building 1 (POB1) 1380 Lusitana Street, Suite 412 Honolulu, HI 96813