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  • Three Potential Triggers For Skin Cancer To Be Mindful Of


    Skin cancer is something to watch for. While many minor instances of skin cancer can be handled at the doctors office, and are often benign, there are serious variations such as melanoma that can lead to severe problems. These cancers can spread, which is the huge issue. When a skin cancer metastasizes and infects other parts of the body, it's something that you need to be aware of because it can lead to really deadly results.
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  • Preparing For Mohs Surgery


    There are so many different types of cancer that it can become overwhelming. One type of cancer that many people have heard about, but do not know how serious it can be, is skin cancer. There are approximately 80,000 people that will be diagnosed with skin cancer in the year 2017. Of these that are diagnosed, an estimated 9,700 will die. These are some pretty sobering numbers, but the good news is that if skin cancer is caught early, it can be treated.
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  • 3 Signs Of Possible Skin Cancer That You Need To Know


    Do you enjoy spending time outside, engaging in various outdoor activities? Have you ever thought about the damage that the sun is likely doing to your skin? Ultraviolet, or UV, light can be extremely damaging to the skin. Even if you apply sunscreen, it's possible that you may miss certain areas on a regular basis. In addition, the sunscreen can eventually be washed off either by swimming in the water or via sweat.
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  • Staying Healthy Through Vigilance And Preemption - Signs A Mole Needs To Be Removed


    Being aware of your own body can be a difficult task, but it's a vital one if you want to live your longest and healthiest life. Some changes are easily noticed, but others, like the development of and changes in moles, can be a much more difficult challenge. If you're not sure what to look for, you may end up ignoring skin growths that pose serious dangers. Below, you'll find a guide to some signs that your moles may need to be removed.
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  • Two Tried-And-True Treatment Methods Of Treating Acne Scars


    If your acne has caused scarring and over-the-counter products have not brought results, it may be time to make an appointment with a dermatologist. A dermatologist, commonly referred to as a skin doctor, may recommend treatment methods that can be performed at the doctor's office. Two of the most commonly used techniques for treating acne scars are soft tissue fillers and laser resurfacing. Depending upon the extent of your acne scars, your doctor will recommend the best course of action.
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  • Favre-Racouchot Syndrome: What You Should Know About It And How To Keep It From Affecting You


    The images that often come to mind when talking about acne, blackheads and pimples are those of teenagers and life before turning 18. However, these symptoms are not reserved for just teens; adults, including those in their later years, can be afflicted with symptoms that mimic acne. One such condition is Favre-Racouchot syndrome, a skin disease that typically appears in the middle-to-late years of life. Below is more information about Favre-Racouchot syndrome as well as treatment options that can help reduce its disfiguring symptoms:
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  • Fighting Acne At Its Root Cause | At Home Treatments


    Acne affects tens of millions of Americans on an annual basis, and its status as the most common skin disease makes it a well-known, but hated, condition. Despite its high rate of incidence, there are still many myths and half-truths about acne and its elimination. This can interfere with people's understanding of how to prevent and treat acne, and much money is wasted on remedies that are are not able to help.
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  • 3 Things You Need To Know About Guttate Psoriasis


    Psoriasis is a chronic skin condition that typically presents as red, scaly lesions, but there are many atypical forms of psoriasis that present differently. Guttate psoriasis is a distressing variant of psoriasis that makes up less than 2% of cases. Here are three things you need to know about guttate psoriasis. What are the signs of guttate psoriasis? Guttate psoriasis usually has an acute onset, meaning that the symptoms appear suddenly.
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  • How To Diagnose And Treat Milia On Your Face


    If you suffer from small, raised, yellowish bumps on your face and cannot seem to get rid of them, these bumps might be milium cysts, or milia. These small cysts are usually harmless, yet they can be unattractive to look at. Milia is very common with babies and will usually clear up on its own, but children, teens, and adults can also develop these bumps. Here are several things you should know about milia.
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  • Adult Acne: Causes, Prevention And Treatment


    When it comes to someone with acne, you're probably imagining a gangly teenager with braces, awkwardly shuffling his or her feet before asking someone to the school dance. Time to open your eyes and look in the mirror, however. The face of acne today is potentially your own. Adult acne has recently been on the rise. With 51% of women in their 20sfacing acne as a problem, and upwards of 43% of men in their 20s seeing adult acne on the rise, this is a real problem that should be addressed.
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