The AAD's Coronavirus Resource Center will help you find information about how you can continue to care for your skin, hair, and nails.
To help care for your skin during the coronavirus pandemic and beyond, the AAD recommends these tips from board-certified dermatologists.
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If you want to diminish a noticeable scar, know these 10 things before having laser treatment.
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Having acne can feel devastating for a teenager. Here are 5 things you can do to help your teen.
It’s contagious, but you can reduce your child’s risk of catching it. Find out what helps.
If your child develops scabies, everyone in your household will need treatment. Follow this advice to treat everyone safely and effectively.
May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month. As you head outdoors for warmer weather and fresh air, the AAD encourages you to #PracticeSafeSun.
Join a hike and you can make a significant impact on skin cancer. Find out how.
You can search by location, condition, and procedure to find the dermatologist that’s right for you.
Learn how to choose a provider who aligns with your needs.
Board-certification is a significant achievement that not all doctors attain. Find out what it means.
If you feel itchy, or a note comes home from school that someone in your class has lice, be sure your parents look very closely at your hair and scalp (the skin on your head).
Because lice move quickly, it's often hard to see the live bugs. Your parents are more likely to see the eggs that lice lay. These eggs are called nits, which:
Attach to the hair near the scalp.
Look like tiny seeds.
May be yellow, brown, tan, or even sort of clear.
Are really hard to scrape off:
If your mom or dad sees something on your hair and it comes off easily, it's probably just lint or a flake of skin. If it seems stuck to your hair, it might be a nit.