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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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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.

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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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How to care for childhood skin problems

Children often require treatment that differs from that given to adults. These handouts provide the information parents need.

Diseases & conditions


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Is your dry skin actually hand eczema?

If your hands are dry, scaly, and painful, you might have hand eczema instead of dry skin.

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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.

Featured videos


Everyday care


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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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10 skin care secrets for healthier skin

These simple solutions can leave your skin looking its best.

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Dry skin relief

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

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How to heal dry, chapped lips

You can have soft, supple lips year-round with these insider secrets.

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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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When tattoos cause unexpected skin reactions

Even with the best of care, your skin can react to a tattoo. Find out what you can do.

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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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