Common Symptoms of Hidradenitis Suppurativa

Are you tired of living with small, painful lumps under your skin? It’s time to take action against Hidradenitis Suppurativa (HS). HS is a skin condition that causes small, painful lumps under the skin. HS lesions typically occur in areas of the body where skin rubs together, such as the armpits and groin. HS tends …

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Psoriasis Awareness Month

August is Psoriasis Awareness Month, and for the 8 million Americans with psoriasis, it’s a big deal. This month is an opportunity to inform and educate those that have psoriasis about what triggers it and how it is managed. It also serves as a time to make the public aware of the signs and symptoms …

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The Most Common Symptoms of Rheumatoid Arthritis

Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is an autoimmune disease where the body’s immune system mistakenly attacks the joints’ lining. The immune response causes joint inflammation, pain, and stiffness in the joints and is the main differentiating factor between RA and osteoarthritis. Osteoarthritis results from mechanical wear and tear on the joints. 1.5 million Americans have rheumatoid arthritis, …

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July is UV Safety Awareness Month

Protecting your skin throughout all stages of your life is essential. July is UV Safety Awareness Month, and summer is the perfect time to remember how vital sun safety is. Skin cancer is the most common cancer in the United States, and 1 in 5 Americans will develop skin cancer before the age of 70. …

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Are Hives Triggered by Summer Heat?

Hives, or urticaria, appear as itchy welts on the skin. They can be caused by many different things and are never fun to experience. Some people get them a couple of times in their lives, while others have them chronically. When your body temperature rises, your skin may react to heat or sweat. But one …

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What It’s Really Like to Have Alopecia Areata

Hair loss can make anyone feel insecure since it is one of those very visible features that are difficult to hide. It has long been associated with the effects of cancer treatments, so alopecia areata sufferers deal with looking “sick.” Alopecia is generally not a severe condition, but the emotional impacts of the unpredictable physical changes can …

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Common Myths About Alopecia Areata

6.8 million people in the U.S. are affected by alopecia areata. Alopecia is an autoimmune skin disorder that causes hair loss on the scalp, face, and other areas of the body. Many things are still unknown about it, including the cause, which makes people’s minds wander with mystery. Although there is still a lot to …

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Vitiligo FAQ

Vitiligo is a systemic disease affecting the largest organ in the body, the skin. It is a lifelong condition those diagnosed with will likely never be free of. The unpredictability of the loss of skin color and overlying hair color can be frustrating. Contrary to popular belief, vitiligo is not life-threatening or contagious. Learning more …

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How to Manage Living with Eczema

There are millions of people in the U.S. that are suffering from a chronic form of atopic dermatitis. Atopic dermatitis or eczema is the name for a group of conditions that cause the skin to become itchy, red, and inflamed. It is common and living with it can be a challenge. Eczema can affect people …

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What You Should Know About Mohs Surgery

A diagnosis of skin cancer can be a scary reality. One of the treatments for some of the more common types of skin cancer is Mohs surgery. Mohs surgery is a specific surgical technique that is used to treat skin cancer. This unique procedure has held up to the test of time. It is a …

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