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How to get rid of cystic acne

Patients of all ages can develop a troublesome skin condition known as acne. Acne is a problem that is often associated with teenagers, but can actually be a problem for both children and older adults. There are various types of acne that may develop, and with a proper diagnosis, many patients can find relief from …

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Can warts grow back?

Warts. When patients hear the word “wart,” the often picture witches during Halloween with one or more warts on the nose. However, warts can affect anyone at any age, any gender, and any ethnicity. A wart is a growth that is not cancerous and is caused by HPV, or the “human papillomavirus.” They are extremely …

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Is vitiligo treatable

Dr. Michael Scannon and the associates at Florida Westcoast Skin and Cancer Center see a wide range of dermatology concerns in their office. Patients who are struggling with the diagnosis of vitiligo are often discouraged when they find out vitiligo cannot be cured. What is vitiligo? Vitiligo is a condition that occurs on the skin …

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Can children get skin cancer?

Every day, according to the American Academy of Dermatology, over 9,000 individuals are diagnosed with skin cancer. Skin cancer is one of the most common cancers prevalent in the United States. While we often hear of adults being diagnosed later in life due to exposure over the years, we rarely hear about skin cancer developing …

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