Inverse psoriasis is manageable but it can be difficult to treat. Inverse psoriasis is also known as intertriginous psoriasis. Psoriasis is called an autoimmune disease because it occurs when T-cells that usually fight viruses and bacteria in the body attack healthy cells instead. The T-cells also join with neutrophils (white blood cells) to accelerate the... read more
There are several types of pustular psoriasis and they are all treatable. Pustular psoriasis is a type of psoriasis; there are several types of pustular psoriasis including Von Zumbusch, palmoplantar, and acropustulosis. Psoriasis is called an autoimmune disease because it occurs when T-cells that usually fight viruses and bacteria in the body attack healthy cells... read more
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If you have trouble managing your dandruff, your dermatologist can offer help and/or diagnosis of another condition. Nobody enjoys the white flakes that dandruff causes, especially if you are wearing a dark colored top! Dandruff symptoms include white flakes of dead skin and, sometimes, an itchy scalp. Dandruff often becomes worse during cold weather month... read more
Erythrodermic psoriasis can be managed and treated. Erythrodermic Psoriasis is a very rare type of psoriasis. Seek medical help immediately. Psoriasis is called an autoimmune disease because it occurs when T-cells that usually fight viruses and bacteria in the body attack healthy cells instead. The T-cells also join with neutrophils (white blood cells) to accelerate... read more
What might seem to be only a slight skin irritation can quickly escalate to cellulitis. Cellulitis is often caused by bacteria entering the body through a cut or scrape. It can also be caused by the bacteria of an insect or spider bite. While cellulitis can happen any place on the body, it most often... read more
The skin on your body can say a lot about what is going on inside your body. While sometimes changes in skin and nails are normal happenings, they can also be an indicator of something more serious going on internally. So, if you notice any of the following symptoms, signs, or changes, contact your dermatologist.... read more
The new recommendation is for women to check both themselves and their partners for signs of skin cancer.
The earlier that melanoma or any type of skin cancer is detected, the better! If a skin cancer is found quickly, early treatment can lead to better and brighter outcomes. According to research, women are nine times more likely to notice skin changes – including those that lead to melanoma – than men. The American... read more
You can tell if you are a bedbug bite victim by the itching welts that can appear in a zigzag line on your body. Bedbugs hide until ready to feed on your body, and you will likely never actually see them. The only evidence of their bedbugs is the bites and welts on your body.... read more
Usually the appearance of a rash on your body is an easily treated and contained problem. Sometimes, however, a rash means something more serious and you should seek your dermatologist for treatment immediately. Some rashes, such as dermatitis, appear after your skin as come into contact with some sort of allergen: plant, material, or atmosphere.... read more