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Melanoma is a type of skin cancer. When found and treated early, the cure rate is nearly 100%. When spread, it can become deadly. Early detection is key. Learn More



This common skin problem causes brownish patches on the face. While usually appearing on the face, it can also be found on other parts of the body exposed to a lot of sun. Learn More


Merkel cell carcinoma

This is a rare form of skin cancer that spreads quickly. It is considered aggressive and prompt treatment is extremely important. Learn More



Moles are very common, most adults have a few. Adults with light skin have more. If your mole begins to grow, itch or bleed, see a dermatologist. Learn More


Molluscum contagiosum

This skin condition is caused by a virus, and is easily spread from person to person. It causes bumps on the skin. Scratching or picking can spread the virus from one part of the body to another. Learn More


Nummalur dermatitis

This skin issue consists of coin shaped rashes on the skin that itch or burn. It typically stems from a skin injury, such as an insect bit, abrasion, or a burn. They can last a week to a month. Learn More


Pityriasis rosea

This is a common ailment that causes patches on the skin. The rash usually disappears on its own without treatment. Usually it lasts for 6 to 8 weeks. Learn More

MOLES - If you notice changes in a mole's color, height, size, or shape, you should have a dermatologist evaluate it. Most moles appear in early childhood and during the first 30 years of a person's life. It is normal to have between 10-40 moles by adulthood.

Poison ivy

This rash is a skin reaction caused by oil found in poison ivy, poison oak, or poison sumac. An itchy, blistering rash appears approximately 12 to 72 hours after contact. Learn More



Psoriasis is a chronic condition where a person’s immune system tricks the body into developing new skin cells too quickly. Since the excess skin cells are not shed, they pile up on the surface of the skin, causing patches to appear. Learn More


Psoriatic arthritis

For people with psoriasis, it is important to pay attention to your joints. Most people develop psoriatic arthritis 5 to 12 years after psoriasis, if they get it at all. Look for swollen joints as the first symptom. Learn More

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