Tag Archives: Dermatologist

How to Determine If You Have a Sun Allergy

What Is a Sun Allergy? Sun allergy, also called photosensitivity, occurs when the body’s immune system overreacts to sunlight exposure. Patients who are allergic to sunlight typically develop an itchy red rash on areas of the skin that were exposed … Continue reading

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Summer Sun Allergy: Prevention and Treatment

Sun Allergies Treatments If the rash has already developed, treatment will depend on the specific type of sun allergy. Polymorphous light (PML) eruption is the most common light-induced skin disease. Individual patients tend to develop the same type and pattern … Continue reading

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Preventing Skin Allergies

Summer Skin Allergies If you have skin allergies, summer is a common time for skin rash flare-ups, including atopic dermatitis (eczema) and urticaria (hives).  Maybe traveling to warmer countries and destinations, then you better read up on our skin allergies … Continue reading

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Anti-Allergy Skin Care Kit

Anti-Allergy Skin Care Kit… Band aids, disinfecting wipes and antibiotic cream: Kids can get scrapes and cuts while running around in the big outdoors—and adults can, too. It’s important to be ready with disinfectant to treat small cuts and scrapes … Continue reading

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Common Skin, Hair and Nail Conditions

Skin, Hair and Nail Conditions – “Overview” Healthy hair, skin and nails can indicate one’s overall health. Take nails, for example, that turn yellow when someone has diabetes or a lung disorder, or red nails that could be an indicator … Continue reading

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