Eczema: Symptoms, Causes + Treatments

Eczema is a group of inflammatory and non contagious conditions where patches of skin become dry, itchy, cracked, and rough; with some forms of it also causing blisters. Many people use the word eczema when referring to atopic dermatitis, which is the most common type of this condition. About 15 million people

2020-10-02T16:29:13+00:00October 2nd, 2020|

How to Get a Handle on Hyperpigmentation

Hyperpigmentation is an issue for many people.  It's a common, usually harmless condition in which patches of skin become darker in color than the normal surrounding skin.  This darkening occurs when special cells make too much of the brown pigment called melanin; which then form deposits on the skin and show up

2020-09-11T17:49:01+00:00September 1st, 2020|

Effective Treatments for Halting Hair Loss

Losing your hair can be deeply distressing. Aside from affecting your appearance, hair loss can negatively affect your confidence level and the way you feel about yourself.  If you’re suffering from, or showing early signs of losing your hair there are effective treatment options available. Dermatologists specialize in hair loss, also

2020-08-06T17:43:47+00:00August 6th, 2020|

Skin Cancer: Do You Know the Signs + Symptoms?

Did you know that skin cancer is by far the most common type of cancer? More than five million people will be diagnosed with some form of skin cancer this year; and one in five Americans will receive a skin cancer diagnosis in their lifetime. Here’s what you need to know:

2020-07-23T15:17:18+00:00June 23rd, 2020|

Treating Warts at Mitchell Dermatology

Warts are non-cancerous skin growths caused by a virus and they are extremely common, occurring in people of all ages. Fortunately, most warts are harmless.  However, since they are caused by a virus, they are highly contagious.  Transmission is usually by direct contact. Warts typically are a flesh-colored, raised, calloused growth

2020-10-14T16:41:33+00:00June 22nd, 2020|

Treating Rosacea at Mitchell Dermatology

Rosacea is a chronic skin disease that causes redness and swelling on the face. It is often associated with broken or dilated blood vessels and/or acne-like lesions or nodules. The scalp, neck, ears, chest, back and/or eyes may also be affected. Symptoms range from red pimples, lines and visible blood vessels

2020-10-14T15:02:02+00:00June 22nd, 2020|

Treating Acne at Mitchell Dermatology

When the pores in your skin become blocked by dirt, oil, and dead skin cells, a pimple or two may develop.  When your skin is repeatedly affected by these conditions, you may have what's referred to as acne. Acne can appear on your face, neck, chest, back, shoulders and upper arms in

2020-10-14T16:27:26+00:00June 22nd, 2020|

Treating Psoriasis at Mitchell Dermatology

Psoriasis is characterized by pink, scaly areas of skin which often appear on the elbows, knees, and scalp, and may appear on other parts of the body as well.  Psoriasis is a non-contagious inflammatory and chronic skin disorder affecting over 7.4 million people in the United States. Psoriasis is considered an

2020-10-15T11:43:51+00:00June 22nd, 2020|
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