A new study about the treatment of HS
We have all had an experience with these pests in one form or another, whether you had head lice as a child or know a youngster suffering with this pesky problem. But, did you know there are three different kinds of Lice?! Body lice, head lice, and crab lice. Click here to read on for further information.
Warts are a skin growth caused by Human Papillomaviruses (HPV) often come in a wide range of shapes and sizes. HPV infects the top layer of skin, usually entering the body in an area of broken skin, causing the top layer of skin to grow rapidly, forming a wart. Treatment may vary and should be assessed by a physician.
Hives or wheals, are a temporary swelling of the skin that appears bright or pale pink and is often accompanied by an itching sensation. Hives usually flare-up suddenly and typically come and go within 24 hours. Treatment by a dermatologist is recommended and in some cases an allergist may be consulted as well.
Itch, (also known as pruritus) is a common skin disorder that can be described as an irritation of the skin resulting in the urge to scratch. Itches can be either localized (occurring in one area of the body) or generalized (occurring all over) and should be evaluated by a physician.
Eczema is a common skin concern affecting many Canadians each year. Eczema, also called dermatitis, is an inflammation of the skin and is not contagious. The dermatologist can provide a diagnosis and a treatment plan to manage your eczema and control flare-ups
Acne, is one of the most common skin concerns seen by dermatologists. The term acne is used to describe blackheads, whiteheads, pimples, and cystic lesions. Acne usually appears on the face and neck but it can include other areas of the body such as the shoulders, back, and arms.
Click here for free resources provided by the American Academy of Dermatology. The first step toward a world without skin cancer is education, prevention and early detection.
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Facial Acne Trial
People with 25-75 red, irritated pimples and 20-120 blackheads or whiteheads may qualify.
SimcoDerm is a full service, comprehensive dermatology clinic located in Barrie. We provide our services to all the patients in Simcoe County and beyond. Our practice includes: medical, surgical and cosmetic dermatology. Our primary goal is to provide all services required for skin care in one location.We are a major skin cancer referral centre that provides medical consult and reconstructive skin surgery as well as other necessary procedures in our outpatient clinic and Ambulatory Surgery Centre. Patients experience the finest cancer care by our highly respected dermatologist, surgeons, and staff. Dr. Maryam S. Alam is our dermatologist who has seen the patients of this region for the past seven years. Her expertise and knowledge in her specialty field is known to all the patients and family physicians of the Simcoe County.more
SPECIALTY SERVICE HIGHLIGHTS
Although there is not enough evidence showing full body skin check lowers the death rate of skin cancer but there is no doubt that the earlier...
Skin is the largest organ of the human body and also a critical and integral component of the body's defence system.
Skin grafts are required for large defects or for management of skin defects in certain critical locations. A part of skin from a donor site is removed and applied to the recipient site.
Skin lesions can vary from small discolorations to lumps and ulcers, etc. Many times a biopsy is required to confirm the final diagnosis of the skin condition.