Dec 11

Severe Sweating (Hyperhidrosis)

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What is Severe Sweating?
 
Severe Sweating is a medical condition that involves overactive sweat glands. Sweat is your body's temperature regulator. In severe primary hyperhidrosis, sweating significantly exceeds the body's normal requirements for cooling. As you probably know, people with the condition do a lot to cope:
 
  • Change clothes frequently
  • Put absorbent materials under clothing
  • Avoiding certain fabrics and styles of clothes
  • Seek medical attention and treatment
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Oct 16

CO2 laser resurfacing

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CO2 laser resurfacing
 
What is CO2 Laser Resurfacing?
CO2 Laser Resurfacing is and FDA-apporved laser system developed to treat a variety of skin conditions in order to produce a more youthful, fresher appearance. The technology is designed to treat tiny areas of skin in the treatment area, reducing both discomfort and recovery time while still successfully treating cosmetic issues, such a discoloration and scarring. The procedure treats both superficial conditions and issues which affect ...

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Jun 26

Dry Skin and Keratosis Pilaris

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Dry skin can occur at any age and for many reasons. In general, skin becomes drier as we age; it is drier in winter months than in summer months, and drier in low-humidity climates such as Arizona than in high-humidity climates such as florida. 
 
Skin is not dry because it lacks oil, but because it lacks water. Therefore all treatments are aimed at replacing water in the skin and the environment. 
 
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Apr 17

Poison Ivy, Oak & Sumac

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Poison ivy, poison oak, and poison sumac contain an oil called urushiol (you-ROO-shee-all). When this oil penetrates the skin, most people will develop an itchy rash which is due to an allergic reaction. 
 
The rash take time to appear. The first time you contact these plants, the skin reaction may not appear until 12-21 days later. If you have had an allergic skin reaction in the past, the rash will likely appear sooner, within ...

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Feb 20

Tinea Versicolor

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Tinea Versicolor is a common skin condition due to overgrowth of a skin surface yeast. This overgrowth results in uneven skin color and scaling that can be unsightly and sometimes itch. The yeast normally lives in the pores of the skin and thrives in oily areas such as the neck, upper chest, and back.
 
What does tinea versicolor look like and how do you recognize it?
 
Tinea versicolor has small, scaly white-to-pink or ...

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