Treatment for hives, or urticaria, can easily be handled online — but knowing the source of the itch is key to not exposing yourself again.
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Dr. Mark Seraly, M.D. and founder of Iagnosis, addresses questions about using teledermatology to spot-check suspicious moles and skin lesions, vs. conducting total body exams in the office.
From X Games contenders to those digging out from blizzards, winter conditions pose a formidable opponent to the skin. Here are some tips from dermatologists.
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Easy skincare to jumpstart your new year with a new glow. Without fail, we make New Year resolutions that are meant to push ourselves. Then, usually a few months in, we get tired, bored or busy, and just give up. But we want to make 2016 different. This year, instead of making grand resolutions, we’re […]
At DermatologistOnCall®, we love the holiday season. It’s a festive time of year when most everyone is in a great mood (probably due to the endless supply of cookies in the break room) and weekends are filled with holiday parties. Unfortunately, this time of year also sees a higher number of breakouts. Our team sat […]
We’ve all been there. You are going about your day, when all of a sudden, you start to itch and see red, blotchy skin. What do you do next? To the average patient, all rashes may look alike and seem easily treatable with over-the-counter antihistamines or hydrocortisone cream; however, a dermatologist will tell you, its […]
Winter weather conditions can be hard on your skin from head to toe. Adding holiday stress to the wintry mix presents an additional challenge for people with—or without—chronic skin diseases. “Even if you’re not prone to chronic skin conditions, your skin may have a reaction if you’re exposed to cold, windy, sunny, or stressful conditions […]
Sunscreen isn’t just for Summer! High intensity ultraviolet radiation combined with cooler air temperatures in the Fall months can just as likely predispose you to sunburns, especially if you’re not prepared. Many people are not generally thinking sunscreen when it’s 50 degrees and sunny and they’re wearing a hoodie or windbreaker.
When you need to see a dermatologist, scheduling an appointment can be a challenge. You can wait months or longer before a spot opens up on their calendar. You have to worry about missing work, school, and other personal commitments. Most importantly – you might not be able to get immediate relief from your symptoms.