Category Archives Dermatology

acne inversa

Acne inversa sufferers are faced with recurrent and often debilitating outbreaks that dramatically reduce their quality of life. Knowing which stage your acne inversa is in could help inform treatment options. No one knows for certain what causes acne inversa, but medical professionals believe that it could be linked to excessive sweating or changes in hormones. Although there is no…

Mole Removal

Moles, also known as nevi, are extremely common skin growths which typically first appear in childhood and young adulthood. Most moles are not dangerous, but some are. If your mole changes in shape or color you should consult with a dermatologist. There are multiple home remedies for removing moles. Some home remedies work, but they do have risks and may…

Accutane For Acne

Isotretinoin (Claravis, Amnesteem, Absorica, Myorisan, and formerly Accutane) is a powerful, oral retinoid treatment for severe or recalcitrant cases of acne. Oral isotretinoin comes with a host of side effects, and has been proven to cause birth defects when taken by pregnant women. Talk to your doctor about isotretinoin's risks, benefits, side effects, and drug interactions before making the decision to…

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