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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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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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Dry, scaly hands could be sign of hand eczema

October is Eczema Awareness Month and an ideal time to find out if that dry, painful skin is hand eczema. See what increases your risk and what can treat it.

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Lupus and your skin: 12 skin care tips

Does lupus cause rashes, sores, or another skin problem? These tips from dermatologists can help.

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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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6 razor bump prevention tips from dermatologists

Anyone can get painful, itchy razor bumps. Follow these tips from board-certified dermatologists to prevent razor bumps.

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Sun protection essential in the fall

Sun protection isn’t just for the summer. While you enjoy outdoor events this fall, protect your skin from the sun with these tips from dermatologists.

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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.

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Relief from uncontrollably itchy skin

Find out what may be causing the itch and how you can get relief.

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