skin conditions

If Your Hands Get Extra Dry and Itchy Whenever the Seasons Change, It May Be Time to See a Dermatologist

Different seasons can bring their share of favorable—and less-than-favorable—changes: Autumn, for example, usually means cooler mornings and pumpkin spice everything; while spring means the return of green leaves and longer days. But one thing both seasons can bring? Atopic dermatitis—aka eczema—or those dry, itchy, irritated patches of skin that can …

Read More »

When Sweating Is Severe and Out of Control, Dermatologists May Recommend One of These Surgical Options

If you've tried antiperspirants, wipes, microwave therapy and beyond, but nothing has brought you relief from sweating profusely, your doctor may recommend hyperhidrosis surgery. Of course, whether surgery is appropriate may depend on the area of your body that's affected. A surgeon can readily access sweat glands in your armpit …

Read More »