Cold air making you itch? It might be winter rash.
With brutal winter weather impacting much of the country, our online dermatologists are seeing a spike in patients seeking relief from a dry, itchy, red rash. It turns out, icy roads and snowy sidewalks aren’t the only side effects of arctic storms. Winter rash, a condition caused when sensitive skin reacts to extreme temperatures, is another way wild weather can ruin your day.
Do you know the difference between eczema and psoriasis?
Eczema and psoriasis are two of the most common conditions treated by DermatologistOnCall’s online doctors. That’s not surprising as 32 million Americans will develop eczema in their lifetime, and more than 7 million live with psoriasis. Even though approximately 10% of the population will face one or both of these conditions at some point, there is still a lot of misunderstanding when it comes to the disorders.
What to do when your child needs dermatology care
Kids suffer from skin, hair, and nail disorders, too. Whether it’s an infant with eczema, a toddler with a suspicious rash, or an adolescent with acne, DermatologistOnCall physicians are ready to help.
Online dermatology and home-based phototherapy connect patients to more care options
Phototherapy, or light therapy, uses ultraviolet (UV) light for its healing effects. For nearly a century, it's been used to treat chronic skin conditions like psoriasis, vitiligo, and severe eczema. Thanks to innovations in telemedicine, patients can now take care online and take phototherapy home.
Men, does your skin "got game" during playoff season?
It's fun to tease men as a group for being doctor-shy, so add in the distraction of NFL playoff season, and there's another reason that can be used for putting off dermatology care.