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The Benefits of Regular Skin Cancer Screenings

The Benefits of Regular Skin Cancer Screenings

Skin cancer is an increasingly prevalent health concern affecting millions of people worldwide. Its impact on both individuals and society at large cannot be overstated. With the rising incidence of skin cancer, everyone needs to be aware of the importance of regular skin cancer screenings. These screenings are crucial in the early detection, treatment, and prevention of this potentially life-threatening

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The Importance of Skin Biopsy for Skin Cancer Diagnosis

The Importance of Skin Biopsy for Skin Cancer Diagnosis

If you have a suspicious mole, lump, or blemish on your skin, your dermatologist will likely want to take a skin biopsy from the suspect area. This is a very important procedure. It removes a small amount of the questionable tissue so that it can be examined, usually under a microscope by a dermatopathologist. This examination reveals if there is

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What Happens During a Full Body Dermatology Exam

A Full Body Exam by a Dermatologist Like any other medical exam, a healthcare provider performs a full body exam, including a medical history review. Your dermatologist will ask about your family history of skin disorders. Your provider will also review your symptoms, medications, and allergies. Discussion of any concerns you may have A skin check is a great time

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What is the difference between a pimple and skin cancer

How to Tell the Difference Between a Pimple and Skin Cancer

Pimples are very common, and in most cases, nothing comes of them. However, if you have one or more pimples that look or act different from the norm, you may start to wonder if you actually have skin cancer. To help you decide whether to reach for the acne medication or call your doctor for a biopsy, we’re offering some

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How to Find a Good Dermatologist

7 Tips on How to Find a Good Dermatologist

Dermatologists have the training and experience needed to diagnose and treat more than 3000 skin, hair, and nail conditions. While finding a good dermatologist may seem challenging at first, knowing what to look for can make the process easier. How to Find a Good Dermatologist in 7 Easy Steps 1. Determine your needs What you may need from a dermatologist

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Ways of Dealing With Folliculitis at Home

8 Ways of Dealing With Folliculitis at Home

Folliculitis is a common skin condition also known as inflammation of hair follicles. For those who suffer from it, folliculitis can be both irritating and a challenge to manage. The condition involves an infection and irritation of hair follicles. Most cases can be traced to a bacteria or fungus that has managed to get inside the skin pore of the

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Everything You Need to Know About Mohs Surgery

Everything You Need to Know About Mohs Surgery

Mohs surgery is a precise method for removing a skin cancer tumor while preserving as much healthy skin as possible. It is used most often to remove melanoma.  This procedure was named after Frederic E. Mohs, the surgeon who developed the microscopically controlled surgery. Mohs allows for the maximum removal of cancerous tissue with a minimum removal of healthy cells.

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Photodynamic Therapy for Skin Cancer - Does it Work

How Photodynamic Therapy Treats Skin Cancer

If you have been diagnosed with pre-cancer lesions called Actinic keratosis (AK) or are battling skin cancer, photodynamic therapy, or PDT, is a non-invasive treatment that may be beneficial. Below is some information about this highly effective treatment and how it may help with your condition. What is Photodynamic Therapy? PDT is a unique treatment for pre-cancer and cancer cells

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Psoriasis Or Skin Cancer

Psoriasis Or Skin Cancer? How To Recognize The Difference

Any noticeable change in your skin can be a little worrisome, and both skin cancer and psoriasis can generate a noticeable difference in the skin’s appearance and texture. The symptoms of both psoriasis and certain types of skin cancer can be similar, but with a little guidance, you may be able to recognize the difference between these two common skin

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Skin Cancer Symptoms You Need To Be Aware Of

Skin Cancer Symptoms You Need To Be Aware of

The Melanoma Research Foundations says you need to #GetNaked and #CheckYourSkin. With a catchy tagline, National Melanoma Month should be relatively easy to remember when it rolls around every May. Yet, so many people go uneducated about skin cancer symptoms, and what they look like, that the condition is still highly under-diagnosed because people don’t often catch on when there’s

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