Patient Education

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.

As always, you can contact our office to answer any questions or concerns.

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From rashes to melanoma, Advanced Dermatology and Mohs Surgery is equipped to handle all your dermatological needs...

FAQ
...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
... Rashes Rashes are when the skin has mild redness, small red bumps, and in severe cases, redness, swelling and blisters...

Types of Eczema
Eczema is a chronic skin condition that produces itchy rashes that are scaly, dry, and leathery...

Treating Rashes
Rashes will happen to most people at some point during their lifetime, whether it’s from coming in contact with poison ivy while on a camping trip or from an allergic reaction to a skincare product...

How Swimmers Should Care for Their Skin
...Chlorine found in the majority of pools sticks to your skin and can cause rashes and other skin problems...

What is Lupus and How Does It Affect Skin
... Lupus Symptoms Those with lupus may experience some or all of these symptoms: Muscle aches and pains Joint pain and swelling Skin rashes, most commonly found on the face Fever Chest pain when breathing deeply Loss of hair Pale fingers and toes Sun sensitivity Mouth sores Extreme fatigue Leg or eye swelling Swollen glands These symptoms may not be present all the time...

What is Psoriasis?
... Both the appearance of these symptoms and the level of their severity can be triggered through a number of factors, including: Skin infections Skin injuries Heavy stress Regular tobacco use Excessive alcohol consumption Use of specific medications, such as lithium, beta blockers, antimalarial drugs, and iodides Treatment Options Although there is no cure for the disorder, your local dermatologist has a number of treatment methods that can slow down the growth of skin cells responsible for psoriasis’ uncomfortable rashes...

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...

Poison ivy, oak, and sumac
... Adults who had rashes as a child often find that they are less sensitive as adults...

Lupus and your skin
...Studies have also shown that when patients quit smoking, the medicine that failed to clear their rashes and other skin problems starts to work...

Seborrheic dermatitis
...   One or more of these rashes can appear on the body...

Skin reactions from targeted therapy deserve attention
...Common skin (and hair) reactions that occur while taking trametinib include: Rashes, including a measles-like eruption on your skin Itchy skin Tender, painful, or burning skin Extremely dry skin Infection around a fingernail or toenail Loss of hair color Ipilimumab (Yervoy®), nivolumab (Opdivo®), or pembrolizumab (Keytruda®) – Patients with advanced melanoma may be prescribed one of these targeted therapies, which can cause the following skin reactions: Rash (skin may itch, blister, or develop sores that bleed) Extremely dry skin Mouth sores Itchy skin Blisters, crusts, or redness on the skin Thick, scaly skin Vitiligo (loss of skin color) Vitiligo on hands: Loss of skin color (vitiligo) while on a targeted therapy usually means treatment is working and you’ll have a good outcome...

Contact dermatitis
...Some rashes happen immediately...

Nummular dermatitis
  Nummular dermatitis: This skin problem often causes coin-shaped rashes on the skin that can itch or burn...

Caring for your skin in menopause
... 10 skin care habits that can worsen acne Rashes and easily irritated skin Around 50, the pH level of our skin changes...

How to find a skin lightener that won’t cause serious health problems
... If you’re using a mercury-laden skin lightener, the product may cause skin rashes, scars, discolored skin, anxiety, or depression...

Tips for treating poison ivy
...However, if you have difficulty breathing or swallowing, you experience swelling, or you have many rashes or blisters, go to the emergency room right away...