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Posts during February 2016

Should You Worry about Your Child’s Birthmark?

Should You Worry about Your Child’s Birthmark? Even though about one in 10 babies are born with a birthmark, it’s easy to become overly worried about whether or not your child’s birthmark requires extra attention. If you learn more about the types of birthmarks and can tell the difference between common, harmless birthmarks and their riskier…
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The 4 Types of Acne and How to Treat Them

The 4 Types of Acne and How to Treat Them As the most common skin condition in the United States, it’s safe to say that acne has affected just about everyone at some point in their lives, whether it’s a pimple here and there or more severe outbreaks. To properly treat acne, it’s important to know the difference between the…
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Are the Effects of Psoriasis More than Skin Deep?

Are the Effects of Psoriasis More than Skin Deep? Psoriasis is most commonly characterized by its effects on the skin. However, the condition can also affect other parts of the body. If you’re one of the 7.5 million people in the United States who has psoriasis, it’s important to know about some of the other conditions for which you…
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Is There New Help for Advanced Melanoma?

Is There New Help for Advanced Melanoma? Although it accounts for only two percent of all skin cancer cases, melanoma is the most dangerous type of skin cancer. The cancer usually starts as a dark mole or skin lesion. If it is not detected at an early stage, melanoma can spread. When the cancer moves beyond…
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