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What is the next break through in dermatology?

What is the next break through in dermatology?

Skin replacement: There are many areas of investigation in dermatology such as better treatment for tumors like melanoma and treatment for chronic conditions like psoriasis and eczema. A most interesting line of investigation is to develop an artificial skin to replace skin damaged by disease or trauma. This would be a fabulous breakthrough. Do you have any ideas for a skin breakthrough? ...Read more

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Dr. Glynis Ablon
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Dermatology (Definition)

Dermatology is a field of study in which a person specializes in skin, hair, and nails; plus disorders such as skin ...Read more


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I have a red painful rash that I only get during flare-ups. Should I see dermatology or rheumatology?

I have a red painful rash that I only get during flare-ups. Should I see dermatology or rheumatology?

Confused: During what flare ups? Is it red all the time and you mean flare up when it is painful? Or the rash when it appears is red and painful? How often? Blisters? ...Read more

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Dermatology question: is it true that chocolate or junk food will cause your skin to break out?

In some people: Some people find that certain foods make them break out more. If you notice a direct correlation then it would be prudent for you to avoid that food if you don't want to keep breaking out. There is no certain food group that is universally known to cause breakouts--just individual hypersensitivities. All types of foods (ie: fried, chocolate, junk food, dairy products) have been implicated. ...Read more

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I have black dots in face and neck. consulted dermatology and her response is , this dot is due to hereditary.Please advise is there way to reduce it?

I have black dots in face and neck. consulted dermatology and  her response is , this dot is due to hereditary.Please advise is there way to reduce it?

Depends what it is: "Black dots" on the face can be various things. They can be moles, freckles, sun damage, black heads, or seborrheic keratoses. Freckles and sun damage can be treated with a laser. Black heads can be treated with acne medication. Seborrheic keratoses can be treated with electrodessication or liquid nitrogen. I would recommend asking a dermatologist about the best treatment options for you. ...Read more

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Dermatology concern with skin rash, what to do?

Dermatology concern with skin rash, what to do?

See a dermatologist: There are a wide variety of skin rashes that can be mild to severe. I would strongly recommend that you have your rash evaluated by a dermatologist. If you are unable to see a dermatologist, you may first try your local primary care provider. ...Read more

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Would beta hydroxy acid lotion help my uneven pimply body skin? Recommendati please help i don't know what to do&i can't afford to see a dermatology.

Would beta hydroxy acid lotion help my uneven pimply body skin? Recommendati please help i don't know what to do&i can't afford to see a dermatology.

I would try some: benzoyl peroxide once a day, and you can certainly use a cleanser with beta hydroxy acid. But if you aren't better then you probably need oral medication to clear your acne, as there is typically a hormonal component. ...Read more

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Can the skin condition keratosis pilaris be caused or worsened by hygiene or diet? (dermatology)

KP is an inherited: skin disorder. It is due to plugging of follicles so using topicals that exfoliate will help a lot, (scrubs, lactic acid, urea) foods typically do not affect it ...Read more

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