Skin Guide Articles

Considerations in Weight Loss Medication: Losing weight without losing your healthy skin

Discover how to lose weight safely with medications while preserving your skin’s health. Learn key considerations in choosing weight loss drugs from a dermatology viewpoint

Balanitis (Foreskin Problem)

Balanitis is an inflammation of the penis, foreskin or glans and is a common problem among men, especially young boys. It is a bacterial infection in the space between the glans and the foreskin.

Malignant Melanoma

Malignant melanoma is the deadliest form of skin cancer, as it has the potential to spread to other parts of the body. This form of cancer in skin pigment cells is often caused by the sun’s ultraviolet ray.

Genital Herpes

Genital herpes is caused by a contagious virus called herpes simplex and is very common. The disease is very common, about one-third of all adults have at some point been infected by the virus.

Balanitis (Foreskin Problem)

Balanitis (Foreskin Problem)

Balanitis is an inflammation of the penis, foreskin or glans and is a common problem among men, especially young boys. It is a bacterial infection in the space between the glans and the foreskin.

Malignant Melanoma

Malignant Melanoma

Malignant melanoma is the deadliest form of skin cancer, as it has the potential to spread to other parts of the body. This form of cancer in skin pigment cells is often caused by the sun’s ultraviolet ray.

Genital Herpes

Genital Herpes

Genital herpes is caused by a contagious virus called herpes simplex and is very common. The disease is very common, about one-third of all adults have at some point been infected by the virus.

Oral Mucocele

Oral Mucocele

Oral Mucocele is a painless swelling around or in the mouth. They are usually caused by excessively biting or sucking the cheek or lower lip. However, the cause is unknown in most cases.

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Actinic Prurigo

Actinic Prurigo

Explore comprehensive information on Actinic Prurigo, a chronic skin condition affecting sun-exposed areas. Learn about symptoms, diagnosis, treatment options, and prevention strategies. Ideal for those seeking initial guidance or a second opinion

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Keratosis Pilaris

Keratosis Pilaris

Keratosis pilaris is a genetic skin condition marked by rough, red bumps. These bumps of actually dead skin cells, caused by a buildup of keratin – a skin protein – which traps hair follicles

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Median Nail Dystrophy

Median Nail Dystrophy

Median nail dystrophy is a split in the midline of the nail starting at the cuticle. The condition usually affects the thumb. It results from a temporary defect that interferes with nail formation.

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Angular cheilitis

Angular cheilitis

Explore Angular Cheilitis causes, symptoms, and treatments. First Derm’s guide helps you understand and manage this common oral condition

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Verruca Vulgaris (Common Warts)

Verruca Vulgaris (Common Warts)

Verruca vulgaris (common warts) is a benign growth caused by viral infection. Warts are very common among children of school age, but anyone can be infected. They are contagious through skin contact and by damp towels or wet floors in showers and changing rooms.

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