Problems with my skin

Dermatitis Problems with my skin - Charlotte, NC

Problems with my skin Are you one of those people who must deal with, “problems with my skin” once summer arrives? You are not alone, as many people find the hot and humid weather of Charlotte challenging for their skin. There are a number of skin conditions that become increasingly problematic as summer approaches. It is safe to assume that few things are more disruptive than a skin condition that burns and/or itches. It is also disturbing when during the season for tank tops and shorts, we are dealing with skin conditions that are often leaves us with unsightly bumps, cracking, crusting, swelling, or oozing skin. The conditions are only compounded when we experience bug bites or stings on our already itching and compromised skin. Sometimes the irritation is minor, but when problems with my skin condition becomes hard to figure out, or slow to resolve itself, it is time to have your skin evaluated by a Charlotte dermatologist. Atopic dermatitis in the summer months Atopic dermatitis is the medical term for what most people refer to as eczema. This is a skin condition that is usually identified by a rash that generally worsens in the colder months but also…

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Problems with my skin

Psoriasis - Problems with my skin Charlotte, NC

Psoriasis outbreaks Are you one of those people who notice “problems with my skin” whenever warm weather returns. This time of year many psoriasis patients seek skin treatment from their Ballantyne dermatologist, wanting to learn more about triggers that may cause or worsen their outbreaks. We want to do away with the myths misconceptions, while making you aware of specific things that can exacerbate your skin condition. The goal is to help psoriasis patients to develop good habits or dietary choices that can help to improve their skin health. Consider the following list of common psoriasis triggers in an effort to help some people to minimize their issues or problems with my skin. Dry weather It is not so much about temperature as it is about humidity. When you skin is dry, it becomes itchy and scaly. If you live in a part of the country where there is a lack of humidity on the air, keeping your skin moisturized can help reduce symptoms sometimes. Your Charlotte dermatologist can write a prescription, or recommend the best over-the-counter moisturizers. Stress The bad thing about dealing with stress and any skin condition is that they can become a vicious circle. There is…

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