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Changes in skin are common during pregnancy, many of which are benign, resolve postpartum, and don’t require any substantial treatment. They may be pre-existing, hormone-related, or be directly related to the pregnancy. The most common pregnancy related skin conditions women may experience include: Hyperpigmentation Caused by an increase in melanin, hyperpigmentation occurs to some extent...
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treating a wound on hand
A small cut or scrape can be easily treated at home. When caring for a wound, you want to make sure to avoid infection. Always clean it with soap and water to kill bacteria and other germs, and do so gently to avoid irritation. Avoid hydrogen peroxide and iodine; they can cause serious tissue damage....
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elderly checking her facial skin in mirror
There are many reasons for imperfect skin texture and tone. Age, acne, and sun exposure are just a few factors that can work against you. Dead skin cells can build up on the surface and make it uneven. If you’re looking for smoother skin, here are some skin care tips to help improve your appearance,...
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doctor observing a mole on patient
Skin moles are quite common and are generally harmless. They can appear anywhere on your body and caused by many reasons. Genetics, age, and sun exposure are the primary factors. But when is a mole not just a harmful spot and possibly skin cancer? There are a few signs, but only an experienced dermatologist can...
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conducting back skin exam
Skin cancer is extremely common and often caused by years of sun exposure. Age is a factor as well. More than 5.4 million nonmelanoma cases are diagnosed in the U.S. each year. When detected early, it can be treated and often cured. The Skin Cancer Foundation and medical professionals recommend regular checkups by dermatologists as...
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Los Angeles laser skin therapy - Jar of moisturizing facial cream
Laser Skin Treatments in Los Angeles If you improve your skin’s natural immunity, you will not only have fewer skin problems to deal with, you also end up with a more permanent glow to your skin. If you’re wondering how to go about it, the following are 5 simple steps through which you can build...
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Lasers Technology in dermatology Trusted Dermatologist in Los Angeles Laser and RF technology has evolved rapidly over the last several years. We are proud to say we have the most advanced, up to date technology that only a handful of dermatologists in the country utilize. No matter what your skin tone, we skillfully combine Laser and...
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hands of old female after smoking
Where do age spots come from and what can I do about them? Blotches of pigment are a common sight among those living in areas with a sunny climate. On top of sun exposure, age spots can also be caused by tanning beds and lamps. Unfortunately, these discolored patches can be quite difficult to remove...
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