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Coronavirus Resource Center

During the coronavirus pandemic, the AAD's Coronavirus Resource Center will help you find information about changes in dermatology and how you can continue to care for your skin, hair, and nails.

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Dry skin relief from COVID-19 handwashing

Heal and prevent dry skin caused by frequent handwashing and hand sanitizer use with these tips from dermatologists.

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Telemedicine connects patients with dermatologists

If you need to see a dermatologist, you may be able to get the care you need from a telemedicine appointment. Here’s what you need to know.

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How to check your skin for skin cancer

You can catch skin cancer early by examining your skin. This short video shows you how to check your skin and what to look for.

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Skin cancer: How to prevent, find, and treat it

Dermatologists are the skin cancer experts. Here you'll find the information they share with their patients.

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Expert advice to help you manage a condition

Want to know what dermatologists tell their patients about managing conditions that affect the skin, hair, or nails? You'll find their expertise and insight here.

Diseases & conditions

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Syphilis makes a comeback

More people have been diagnosed with syphilis, a sexually transmitted disease, than HIV in recent years. Find out why and if you could be at risk.

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5 reasons to see a dermatologist for mole, skin tag removal

While sheltering in place, some people are removing their own moles and skin tags. Find out why you want a dermatologist to do this for you.

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Can an app diagnose skin cancer?

We’re turning to online health resources more than ever. Before you rely on an app to find skin cancer, here’s what you should know.

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How to treat a deep, painful pimple

Popping a deep, painful pimple can make matters worse. Here’s what dermatologists recommend that you do instead.

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Diabetes: 12 warning signs that appear on your skin

If you have any of these on your skin, it’s time to find out if you might have diabetes or prediabetes.

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10 reasons your face is red

Many things can turn our faces red, including sunburn and acne. Here are 10 less obvious reasons.

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Psoriasis can affect more than your skin

Tell your dermatologist if you have psoriasis and have any of these signs or symptoms.

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Keratosis pilaris: How to treat it at home

Those tiny, rough bumps on your upper arms and thighs could be keratosis pilaris. It’s harmless and easy to treat.

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Everyday care

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12 summer skin problems you can prevent

An itchy rash or sunburned skin can quickly sideline summer fun. You can help keep your days carefree and easygoing by learning how to prevent these summer skin problems.

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Skin care products with CBD

Are you wondering whether a skin care product with CBD can improve your complexion? Here’s what the research shows.

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Dermatologist’s secret for removing gel nail polish at home

Dermatologist Shari Lipner, MD, FAAD, shares her secret for removing gel nail polish at home. Here’s how you can do it safely without damaging your nails.

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Dry skin relief

Heal dry skin and prevent it from returning with these dermatologists’ tips.

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10 reasons your scalp itches

This dermatologists’ insight can help you figure out why your scalp itches and what can bring relief.

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Proper wound care can minimize a scar

While it can be hard to avoid a scar, proper wound care can make a scar less noticeable.

Learn more about everyday skin, hair, and nail care

Upgrade your routine with advice from the skin, hair, and nail experts.

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