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Our team of professionals and staff believe that informed patients are better equipped to make decisions regarding their health and well-being. For your personal use, we have created an extensive patient library covering an array of educational topics, which can be found on the side of each page. Browse through these diagnoses and treatments to learn more about topics of interest to you.

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...Read More » Psoriasis Psoriasis is a skin condition that creates red patches of skin with white, flaky scales...

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...Dermatologists can treat a broad range of conditions affecting the skin, hair and nails, including, but not limited to, acne, psoriasis, rosacea, skin cancer, wrinkles, sun spots, pigmentation problems, warts, rashes, bacterial or fungal skin and nail infections, stretch marks, spider and varicose veins, and sun damage...

Common Skin Conditions
... Psoriasis Psoriasis is a chronic disorder that causes itchy, red marks on the body...

Treating Rashes
...Your rash could be caused by: Eczema Contact dermatitis Psoriasis Hives Certain medications Heat rash Viral infections Asthma or allergies Bug bite Poison ivy, oak and sumac When do you seek medical attention...

What is Psoriasis?
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Wheaton Dermatologist
...We offer traveling patients our full range of dermatologist services including Acne, Mohs Surgery, Psoriasis, and much more!  Directions from Wheaton, IL to Batavia, IL   Dermatologist Services Offered At Advanced Dermatology & Mohs Surgery: Acne Mole Removal  Facials Mohs Surgery Psoriasis Rashes Warts Wrinkles Call For Our Full List Of Services! Have Questions About How Advanced Dermatology & Mohs Surgery in Batavia, IL serves Wheaton, IL...

Naperville Dermatologist
...We offer traveling patients our full range of dermatologist services including Acne, Mohs Surgery, Psoriasis, and much more!  Directions from Naperville, IL to Batavia, IL   Dermatologist Services Offered At Advanced Dermatology & Mohs Surgery: Acne Mole Removal  Facials Mohs Surgery Psoriasis Rashes Warts Wrinkles Call For Our Full List Of Services! Have Questions About How Advanced Dermatology & Mohs Surgery in Batavia, IL serves Naperville, IL...

Elgin Dermatologist
...We offer traveling patients our full range of dermatologist services including Acne, Mohs Surgery, Psoriasis, and much more!  Directions from Elgin, IL to Batavia, IL   Dermatologist Services Offered At Advanced Dermatology & Mohs Surgery: Acne Mole Removal  Facials Mohs Surgery Psoriasis Rashes Warts Wrinkles Call For Our Full List Of Services! Have Questions About How Advanced Dermatology & Mohs Surgery in Batavia, IL serves Elgin, IL...

Aurora Dermatologist
...We offer traveling patients our full range of dermatologist services including Acne, Mohs Surgery, Psoriasis, and much more!  Directions from Aurora, IL to Batavia, IL   Dermatologist Services Offered At Advanced Dermatology & Mohs Surgery: Acne Mole Removal  Facials Mohs Surgery Psoriasis Rashes Warts Wrinkles Call For Our Full List Of Services! Have Questions About How Advanced Dermatology & Mohs Surgery in Batavia, IL serves Aurora, IL...

Dekalb Dermatologist
...We offer traveling patients our full range of dermatologist services including Acne, Mohs Surgery, Psoriasis, and much more!  Directions from Dekalb, IL to Batavia, IL   Dermatologist Services Offered At Advanced Dermatology & Mohs Surgery: Acne Mole Removal  Facials Mohs Surgery Psoriasis Rashes Warts Wrinkles Call For Our Full List Of Services! Have Questions About How Advanced Dermatology & Mohs Surgery in Batavia, IL serves Dekalb, IL...

Isotretinoin: Treatment for severe acne
... When you talk with your dermatologist about isotretinoin, be sure to tell your dermatologist if you have any of the following: Disease that affects your immune system, such as HIV, AIDS, rheumatoid arthritis (RA), psoriasis, or graft vs...

Acne can affect more than your skin
...“The psychosocial impact of acne, vitiligo, and psoriasis: a review...

Nail fungus
... Health: You have an increased risk of developing a fungal nail infection if you have one or more of the following: Athlete’s foot (or another skin infection caused by fungus) Cancer and are receiving chemotherapy Diabetes Had a nail infection Injured a nail or recently had nail surgery People in your family frequently get nail infections Poor circulation Psoriasis Received an organ transplant Weakened immune system due to a disease like human immunodeficiency syndrome (HIV) Lifestyle: Your risk of getting a fungal nail infection increases if you: Have wet feet or hands frequently throughout the day Smoke Spend a lot of time in water Walk barefoot in a hot, humid place like a pool, public shower, or locker room Wear tight-fitting, closed-toe shoes, especially if you have sweaty feet Wear plastic gloves for hours every day   What causes nail fungus...

Cold sores
... Treatment is highly recommended if you get a cold sore and have: Atopic dermatitis (usually begins in childhood and is often called eczema) Sores near your eyes A lot of cold sores A lot of pain Sores that spread to another part of your body, such as your hands or genitals HIV, AIDS, cancer, or another disease that weakens your immune system Cancer and are getting chemotherapy To take medication that suppresses your immune system, such as medicine to control severe psoriasis or prevent organ rejection Cold sores frequently An outbreak that lasts more than 2 weeks It’s important to treat cold sores if you have any of the above because the cold sores may not go away without treatment...

Genital herpes
...Medications that weaken the immune system include those taken to prevent losing a transplanted organ and some that control severe psoriasis...

Scalp psoriasis
  Scalp psoriasis: When psoriasis forms on the scalp, it can creep beyond the scalp...

Hidradenitis suppurativa
... Methotrexate (severe HS only): This medicine is used to treat cancer and certain other medical conditions, such as severe psoriasis...

Psoriatic arthritis
... Do you have psoriasis...

Psoriasis Skin Care Guide
For people with psoriasis, a chronic skin condition, taking good care of their skin can alleviate some of the discomfort that may be experienced, such as itching, cracking, and bleeding of the skin...

Psoriatic arthritis
... Do you have psoriasis...

Seborrheic dermatitis
... Acne, rosacea, or psoriasis...

Imiquimod: A treatment for some skin cancers, genital warts
...If your dermatologist mentions imiquimod as a possible treatment, be sure to tell your dermatologist if you have: A disease that affects your immune system, such as HIV, AIDS, rheumatoid arthritis (RA), psoriasis, or graft vs...

Sebaceous carcinoma
... Some medications used to treat psoriasis or arthritis...

Neurodermatitis
...Unlike eczema, psoriasis, and other itchy skin conditions, people tend to develop just 1 or 2 patches that itch...

How to Treat Dandruff
...However, sometimes the flaking and itching that appears like dandruff is actually a medical condition, such as seborrheic dermatitis, psoriasis, fungal infections of the scalp, or eczema...

How do I know if I'm using the right sunscreen?
...Studies show that daily use can reduce your risk of: Skin cancer, including melanoma, the most-serious skin cancer Precancerous skin growths that can turn into skin cancer Signs of premature skin aging like age spots, wrinkles, and leathery skin Sunburn Melasma Dark spots on your skin that can appear when acne, psoriasis, or another condition clears Step 2: Consider your skin type, skin conditions, and other needs By limiting your sunscreen choices to ones that contain the 3 essentials, you’ll still have quite a few options...

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