Conditions2019-08-08T02:59:21-04:00

Conditions

Medical Conditions

Acne Wellesley and Boston, MA
ACNE

Often at the completion of a skin check or other dermatologic visit, a patient will say, “Before you leave, I just want to ask you […]

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Acnitic Keratoses Wellesley and Boston, MA
ACTINIC KERATOSIS

Actinic keratosis is a scaly or crusty growth or lesion on the skin. It most often appears on the scalp, face, ears, lips, backs of […]

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Basal Skin Cancer Wellesley and Boston, MA
BASAL CELL SKIN CANCER

Most people are aware of skin cancer. Melanoma, the deadliest type of skin cancer, is by far the most publicized. However, other types of skin […]

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Common Spots Wellesley Hils and Boston, MA
COMMON SPOTS

Red spots, brown spots, white spots—what are these and why are they popping up on your skin?  As we get older (and wiser), it is […]

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Dry Skin Wellesley and Boston, MA
DRY SKIN

It is inevitable.  The beautiful golden leaves of fall are floating in the wind.  We know what comes next.  The heat in our homes will […]

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Eczema Wellesley and Boston, MA
ECZEMA

What is eczema, also known as dermatitis? It is a group of conditions where the skin becomes INFLAMED—with itching, redness[…]

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Hair Loss Wellesley and Boston, MA
HAIR LOSS

Hair loss, medically referred to as alopecia, is a common complaint among patients visiting the dermatologist and[…]

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Excess Sweating Wellesley and Boston, MA
EXCESSIVE SWEATING

Hyperhidrosis,or excessive sweating, is of 2 types. Excessive sweating can be due to an underlying medical condition or medication, or it can be due to […]

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Lyme Disease Wellesley and Boston, MA
LYME DISEASE

Why all the worry about tick bites when we get bitten by other bugs (such as mosquitos) all the time? The concern is that many of the common tiny deer ticks (20%-60%) carry a type of […]

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Molluscum Wellesley and Boston
MOLLUSCUM

Molluscum contagiosum is one of the most common skin problems that we see in children. Molluscum is a viral infection of the skin that can […]

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Melanoma Wellesley and Boston, MA
MELANOMA

What is Melanoma? Melanoma is the most deadly type of skin cancer. It arises from the disorganized growth and replication of cells in the skin […]

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Poison Ivy Wellesley and Boston, MA
POISON IVY

It was Tuesday morning, July 5th, and I was on call the day after the holiday weekend. In only the first 30 minutes of the day, […]

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Shingles Boston
SHINGLES

Shingles is very common, affecting almost 1 in 3 Americans in their lifetime. Anyone who recovers from chickenpox can develop shingles[…]

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Squamous Cell Wellesley and Boston, MA
SQUAMOUS CELL SKIN CANCER

Squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) is the second most common form of skin cancer (basal cell carcinoma is the first). It is a skin cancer of […]

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Rosacea Wellesley and Boston, MA
ROSACEA

Do you have flushing or chronic facial redness? Do your cheeks sting? Are there small visible blood vessels on your cheeks, nose or forehead? Do […]

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Warts Wellesley and Boston, MA
WARTS

Warts are among the most common, persistent, and frustrating conditions that we see on a daily basis in our dermatology office. Described throughout recorded human […]

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Psoriasis Wellesley and Boston, MA
PSORIASIS

Psoriasis is an inflammatory condition that speeds up skin cell production causing red, scaly plaques on the skin.

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cold-sore
COLD SORES

Cold sores are a contagious and lifelong infection in the form of an initial outbreak causing painful blisters and open sores in or around the mouth.

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Cosmetic Conditions

Acne Scars Wellesley and Boston, MA
ACNE SCARS

Acne scar treatments work by directly treating the dermal layer of the skin or by targeting the darker pigmentation and redness left behind by prior acne.

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Facial Volume Loss Wellesley and Boston, MA
FACIAL VOLUME LOSS

Over time the round cheeks and smooth jawline of our youth lose their ability to defy gravity.  Fat pads in our cheeks and jowl area […]

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Wrinkles Wellesley and Boston, MA
WRINKLES

We are all aging from the time we are born. Wrinkles are part and parcel of this natural aging process. Our skin looses its thickness, […]

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Scar Treatment Wellesley and Boston, MA
SCARS

A scar may form when your body heals itself after a cut, scrape, burn, or sore. It is a patch of skin that grows over […]

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Sun Damage Wellesley and Boston, mA
SUN DAMAGE

April and May are surprisingly huge months for sunburns. There is still a slight chill in the air, so most people don’t bother with sunscreens. […]

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Rosacea Wellesley and Boston, MA
ROSACEA AND BLOOD VESSELS

Rosacea is a medical dermatologic condition causing redness, bumps and flushing of the skin.  The cause of this irritating  […]

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Unwanted Hair Wellesley and Boston, MA
UNWANTED HAIR

Laser hair removal is one of the most popular procedures performed in the United States for a good reason.  It is effective, safe, and convenient. […]

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Excess Fat Wellesley and Boston, MA
EXCESS FAT

Great strides have been made in improving our body and face contours and removing areas of unwanted fat without surgery.  One stubborn area, often resistant […]

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