contact dermatitis patch test

What is Contact Dermatitis Patch Testing?

Contact dermatitis is when the skin becomes itchy and inflamed after coming into contact with a substance that triggers an allergic reaction. 80% of those affected have the type that causes a reaction in the skin cells, versus an immune response. Almost everyone gets contact dermatitis at least once in their lives. If you can …

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Living with Plaque Psoriasis

Psoriasis is a skin condition in which the life cycle of the cells is sped up. Typically, skin cells grow, then die and slough off over a few weeks. With psoriasis, this process takes only days, and the dead skin cells build up on the surface of the skin in raised patches. 80-90% of people …

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Medical Spa in San Antonio, TX

Rosacea Flares – What’s causing them?

It’s not blush, acne, or an allergic reaction. If you’re one of the estimated 14 million people in America suffering from rosacea, you understand the struggle of explaining it to someone. This April, we recognize those affected by rosacea and raise awareness of this common skin condition. Read on for some ways to avoid rosacea …

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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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