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What is a dermatologist?

A dermatologist is a medical doctor who specializes in the diagnosis of skin, hair, and nail conditions. 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?

When you see the letters FAAD, you know you're seeing a board-certified dermatologist. Find out what this means to your care.


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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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How to treat a cold sore

These remedies from board-certified dermatologists can speed up healing and reduce pain. You’ll also find practical advice for reducing your risk of getting another cold sore.

After four skin cancer surgeries, Andy Jacobs walks his youngest daughter down the aisle
Your dermatologist knows skin cancer

Andy Jacobs knows the expertise that board-certified dermatologists have in treating skin cancer. Their expertise allowed him to walk his youngest daughter down the aisle. See how Andy pays it forward.

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Psoriasis can affect more than your skin

Psoriasis can increase the risk of developing other medical conditions. Tell your dermatologist if you have any of these signs or symptoms.

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skin healthy magazine

Find dermatologist tips for head-to-toe skin, hair, and nail health during cooler weather.

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Rash 101: When to seek medical treatment

Although most rashes are not life-threatening, some can be a sign of a more serious condition. Dermatologists say you need medical treatment for rashes with the features in this video.

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Dermatologists’ top tips for relieving dry skin

When the humidity drops, does your skin become dry and uncomfortable? These tips can help you heal dry skin and prevent it from returning.

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Sun protection reduces early skin aging

As the days get longer, you’re likely spending more time outdoors. To reduce early signs of skin aging like wrinkles and age spots, follow these dermatologists’ tips for protecting your skin from the sun.

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How to heal and prevent chapped lips

You can have soft, supple lips year-round by following a few simple tips. See what dermatologists recommend.

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How to test skin care products like a dermatologist

Before you add a skin care product to your routine, dermatologists recommend testing it. Here are the steps to follow.

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How to remove gel nail polish

You can remove gel nail polish at home. Dermatologist Shari Lipner, MD, PhD, FAAD, shares her secret for safely doing this without damaging your nails.

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When and how to clean makeup brushes

Dirty makeup brushes can wreak havoc on your skin. Discover how often dermatologists recommend that you clean your brushes, and learn simple steps for washing them.

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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