Can Your Family History Predispose You To Skin Cancer?

31 May 2022
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Many types of skin cancers, like basal cell carcinomas, are often caused by cumulative sun exposure. However, there are other factors that can predispose an individual to skin cancer. When people think of inherited cancers, they may think of prostate, colon, or breast cancer; however, some types of skin cancer can also have a hereditary link. Take a look at what traits could make you more prone to skin cancer and how to prevent and combat this condition. Read More 

What To Expect With A Skin Cancer Check

6 December 2021
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Skin cancer is a very serious and common form of cancer that can affect anyone at any age of any gender. This type of cancer is usually caused by the sun's harmful rays. It can go undiagnosed a lot of the time because not everyone pays close attention to the moles on their bodies, or any new spots that may have popped up, especially when they are located in areas that you don't pay that much attention to, such as your back or the back of the neck. Read More 

3 Types Of Skin Cancer Treatments

11 August 2021
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Skin cancer is the most common type of cancer, and can be officially diagnosed by a medical doctor after a biopsy has confirmed the presence of malignant cells. If you have recently received a diagnosis, you should know that while there are dozens of different treatments for skin cancer, the one that is best for you will depend on a number of factors. Your doctor will likely take several things into consideration: the type of skin cancer, its location, and the extent to which it has spread. Read More 

Problems You Might Not Realize A Dermatologist Can Treat

13 November 2020
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Most people are aware that dermatologists treat health problems related to the skin. But actually, the specialty extends a bit beyond that. The following are some problems that, somewhat surprisingly, a dermatologist can treat or help manage. Fungal infections of the nails If your toenails or fingernails are thick, yellow, and crumbly, this might be because you have a fungal infection. Fungal infections of the nails are really hard to treat, but as the nails are basically an extension of the epidermis and share a lot of characteristics with skin, dermatologists can treat them. Read More 

Laser Treatments Available To You

12 December 2018
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If you have problems or conditions with the skin on your face, then you want to begin working with a dermatologist. While your regular physician may be great for all your other health conditions, you want to be sure you are seeing a dermatologist for skin conditions. When you are working with a dermatologist, you will know that you are seeing someone who is going to be up to date on their training in the areas that will help you to see the best results. Read More