Tips for managing molluscum contagiosum, blog, father seated with toddler in front of him, clinical research

Tips for Managing Molluscum Contagiosum

Molluscum Contagiosum is a relatively harmless viral skin condition. It causes round, firm, yet painless bumps to form anywhere on the skin. Anyone can get it, but it is most common in children under ten years old. Within 6 to 12 months, in some cases longer than 12 months, the lesions usually go away on their own, …

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Vascular malformation, clinical research

What is a Vascular Malformation?

Vascular malformations can cause cosmetic and functional abnormalities in the veins, blood vessels, capillaries, lymph nodes, and arteries. They are typically present at birth but can also appear days or weeks after. Some vascular malformations occur on the skin and do not require treatment, while others are internal and can lead to severe complications if …

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What is Ichthyosis?

Skin conditions can be challenging to narrow down because the symptoms can be similar between them. More than 16,000 babies are born each year that have ichthyosis (ik-thee-O-sis). Ichthyosis is a disfiguring skin condition that causes numerous medical complications. The children and adults affected face low self-esteem and depression as a result of their highly …

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How to Manage Psoriasis in Cold Weather

The immune system mediates psoriasis. However, some triggers can cause it to flare up. A trigger can be stress, injury to the skin, or even the cold weather. Yes, that is right, the cold weather. As the humidity and temperatures drop, there is less moisture in the air. Excessive drying of the skin will trigger …

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Acne Treatment in San Antonio, TX

Battling Adult Acne – Causes and How to Manage It

Adult-onset acne is the cherry on the top of an already stressful life, it seems. Although it can be embarrassing and annoying, you are not alone. If you have had acne most of your life, you can get acne well into your 50’s. You can also get it for the first time as an adult …

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Acne Treatment in San Antonio, TX

ACNE: The Breakout Breakdown

We are ankle deep in June and National Acne Awareness Month. Acne can affect anyone at any age, although this pesky skin condition is more common in your teenage years. It can also be located not just on the face, but also on your back, shoulders, and other parts of your body. Acne is the …

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Eczema Treatment in San Antonio, TX

What’s triggering your eczema?

If you struggle with atopic dermatitis, you very well know the frustrations associated with it. Atopic dermatitis, commonly known as eczema, affects millions of Americans including children and adults. There are many factors that contribute to eczema flares, some may even be caused by household items. So, what exactly is triggering your eczema and how …

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