Dermatology Articles

Annual Skin Care

2018-07-18T21:45:25+00:00July 18th, 2018|Dermatology Articles|

Annual Skin Care An annual skin check with Dr.Aboutalebi is essential for making sure that your skin is healthy and well. Along with a monthly do-it-yourself check, an annual appointment at Northstar Dermatology allows your doctor’s expert eye to look over your skin. If anything changing or different is noticed on your skin

Sun Burns and Sun Allergies

2018-07-18T21:44:04+00:00July 14th, 2018|Dermatology Articles|

Sun Burns and Sun Allergies Summer fun can also mean summer skin problems and irritations. Don’t let them get you down; learn how to recognize, manage, and learn when to seek help from your dermatologist. Sun Allergy: A sun allergy outbreak is red, scaly, and itchy bumps or blisters. Some medications, including ketoprofen,

Children and Moles

2018-07-18T21:41:39+00:00July 11th, 2018|Dermatology Articles|

Children and Moles It is totally normal and common for children of all colors to have moles. Even though melanoma is very rare in children, it is still a good idea to examine moles, skin, and teach your children to do so as well. You will get them started on a lifetime good

Treating Bee Stings

2018-07-18T21:39:49+00:00July 7th, 2018|Dermatology Articles|

Treating Bee Stings Bee stings happen fast. Simply being in the wrong place at the wrong time can result in being stung. If a bee stings you, or someone with you, it is important to stay as calm as possible and treat the situation. Move away from the area to keep from being

Hyaluronic Acid

2018-07-18T21:37:15+00:00July 4th, 2018|Dermatology Articles|

Hyaluronic Acid Hyaluronic acid is one of the body’s natural molecules that the skin produces to maintain hydration. It works in the connective tissues to stabilize skin and maintain hydration. As we age, hyaluronic acid decreases production and our skin loses the ability to retain hydration. That is a primary reason for the

Skin of Color

2018-07-18T21:32:08+00:00June 29th, 2018|Dermatology Articles|

Skin of Color All skin types needs a skin care routine for clean, healthy, and vitalized skin. Different skin types require different care, but all types require gentle care without scrubbing or irritating, and a good daily moisturizer combined with a sunscreen with an SPF of 30. SPF means sun protection factor and

SPOT Skin Cancer

2018-07-19T16:44:51+00:00June 16th, 2018|Dermatology Articles|

Skin checks by your dermatologist/ SPOT skin cancer The American Academy of Dermatology’s SPOT skin cancer campaign is that simple: “See Spot. See Spot Change. See a Dermatologist.” It is that easy, when it comes to checking your skin for possible skin cancer. Look over your body once a month, or ask your

Nail Fungus Symptoms and Treatments

2018-07-18T21:20:54+00:00June 9th, 2018|Dermatology Articles|

Nail Fungus Nail fungus is an infection of the nail itself or the skin beneath the nail. What Causes Nail Fungus? Fungi, the tiny organisms that cause fungal infections, thrive in warm, moist conditions. They are commonly found in swimming pools, showers, locker rooms and tight, sweaty shoes. These organisms gain access to

Baby Acne – Symptoms and Treatments

2018-07-18T21:26:20+00:00June 1st, 2018|Dermatology Articles|

Baby Acne Baby acne is a common skin condition in newborns. Baby acne can sometimes occur on newborn skin and there is no known reason why it happens. It looks like small red or white bumps on the baby’s cheeks, nose, and forehead. Sometimes babies develop milia, which are tiny white bumps on

Vitiligo – Causes and Treatments

2018-07-18T21:11:22+00:00May 23rd, 2018|Dermatology Articles|

Vitiligo is a condition that causes the skin to lose its color. While it is a lifelong condition, it is neither contagious nor life-threatening. Discuss treatments with your Northstar dermatologist to determine what might work best for your specific vitiligo needs.