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What is a dermatologist?

It takes years of schooling to develop the expertise that only a dermatologist has. Find out why you’re in good hands when you see a dermatologist.

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How to select a dermatologist

You have choices when it comes to your health care. Here’s how to choose the dermatologist who aligns with your needs.

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What is an FAAD?

Find out what these letters stand for and why you want to choose an FAAD dermatologist.


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Diseases and conditions

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.

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Everyday care

This insight from board-certified dermatologists can help you take the best possible care of your skin, hair, and nails.

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Monkeypox: What you need to know

Monkeypox is a contagious disease that causes a rash. Board-certified dermatologist Esther E. Freeman, MD, PhD, FAAD, explains what the rash looks like and when to seek medical care.

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Products that remove moles can cause serious side effects

These products can cause scarring and delay a skin cancer diagnosis. Find out what the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recommends if you want to remove a mole or other skin growth.

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Coronavirus Resource Center

COVID-19 can affect your skin and hair. Find out what COVID toe means, why you may experience hair loss after recovering from COVID-19, and more.

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Learn dermatologists’ top sun protection tips, plus ways to help your skin look and feel its best during the warmer months.

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4 cradle cap tips from dermatologists

The scaly, greasy patches on your baby's scalp are called cradle cap. Follow these dermatologist tips to loosen and remove the scale to help treat cradle cap at home.

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Sun protection reduces your risk of skin cancer

To protect your skin from the sun, board-certified dermatologists recommend that you Practice Safe Sun. Learn how you can Practice Safe Sun by adopting these three healthy habits.

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How to control oily skin

Find out how often dermatologists recommend that you wash your face and what skin care products to use.

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Razor bump remedies for darker skin tones

Does shaving your beard area cause countless razor bumps and constant discomfort? These tips from dermatologists can change that.

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Poison ivy: How to treat the rash

Some people can safely treat this rash at home. Find out if your rash qualifies and what can bring relief until your skin clears.

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How to treat large pores on your face

There’s actually a lot you can do to make facial pores less noticeable. See what dermatologists recommend.

How to treat a bee sting

You can often safely treat a sting from a bee, wasp, or hornet at home. Find out what dermatologists recommend for at-home care and see when you need to go to the ER.

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