Dramatic Changes in Treating Psoriasis

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For most people, matters of personal health are indeed just that—personal. Broadcasting the status of your physical health to anyone and everyone is certainly not our social norm. In fact with today’s HIPPA laws, we as a society go to great lengths to keep our health status private. However, for people with psoriasis, hiding their … Read More

Skin Cancer and the Mohs Surgery Technique

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“The incidence of skin cancer has been on the rise since the 1990s,” says Dr. Gregory Wilmoth of Southern Dermatology and Skin Cancer Center in Raleigh. “Now in 2016, the incidence of skin cancer is the highest it’s ever been.” Dr. Wilmoth, who completed his dermatology training in Minnesota before beginning his practice as a dermatologist in Florida, … Read More

About AKs and Elective Surgery

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Patients with skin conditions that require surgical attention have many choices, notes Dr. Laura Briley of Southern Dermatology and Skin Cancer Center in Raleigh. “Generally speaking,” she says, “outcomes from a variety of surgical procedures are similar. It is the path to those outcomes that offers patients a variety of options.” A notable exception, she … Read More

Self-Treating Skin Cancer Is Very High-Risk Behavior

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People who self-treat skin cancer are flirting with disaster, notes Dr. Eric Challgren of Southern Dermatology and Skin Cancer Center in Raleigh. “Most commonly we see this behavior with older men, who often show some resistance to seeing a doctor for something they consider as inconsequential as a lesion on their skin,” observes Dr. Challgren. “Generally, younger patients … Read More

Stress Exacerbates Inflammation

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A variety of inflammatory skin conditions, such as acne, eczema, and psoriasis, and such important problems as skin cancer and tumors, make up much of the clinical concerns of dermatologists, notes Dr. Gregory Wilmoth of Southern Dermatology and Skin Cancer Center in Raleigh. Lurking in an ever-present, complicating state for all of these dermatological concerns is the mental-emotional … Read More