Common Skin Conditions | Details and Treatment Options | Allure Medical

Common Skin Conditions

Below is a list of common skin conditions that we treat here at Allure Dermatology. Simply scroll through to find the condition you are dealing with and click to read more detailed information.

Acne TreatmentAcne

Acne is caused by a plugging of the lubricating glands of your hair. You might have the appearance of virtually no facial hair, but those hairs can be too tiny to see. The hormones in your body stimulate the gland in order to make lubricant. Read More

Alopecia TreatmentAlopecia

Alopecia, a common type of hair loss, may have many contributing factors. These factors may include issues with the immune system, underlying systemic problems, or even stress. Regardless of the cause, alopecia can be quite distressing, but fortunately it can be improved, and in some cases, even reversible. Read More

Eczema TreatmentEczema

In most cases eczema appears on the face, hands, feet, wrists and back of the knees. Those with eczema experience extremely itchy enflamed skin, which can appear dry and scaly. Although the exact cause of eczema is unknown, managing these uncomfortable symptoms is possible. Read More

Treatment for RosaceaRosacea

Rosacea is a very common condition with four subtypes; three affecting the skin and one affecting the eyes. Without proper treatment symptoms can worsen so if you start to experience any of the symptoms of Rosacea, make an appointment to see your dermatologist. Read More

Psoriasis TreatmentPsoriasis

Psoriasis is an often hereditary condition that causes the life cycle of skin cells to change presenting in thick, dry, itchy, irritated patches on the skin. The range of treatment options available focus on slowing the skins cells from growing back so rapidly. Read More

Warts - Treatment InformationWarts

Characterized by small, rough, typically skin-colored bumps, warts are most commonly found on the face, fingers, and hands. These growths are non-cancerous but are a contagious virus spread through contact. Your treatment option will depend on the location and type of wart. Read More

Fungal Infections - Info and Treatment OptionsFungal Infections

Athlete’s foot, ringworm, jock itch, and yeast infections are a few of the most common types of fungal infections. These infections are contagious and present itchiness and discomfort, however they are easily treatable once diagnosed. Read More

Dandruff TreatmentDandruff

Dandruff is a self-contained scalp condition causing itching and flaking of the scalp. The symptoms are extremely common and typically worsened by cold, dry weather. If your dandruff isn’t controlled by over-the-counter shampoos, your dermatologist may prescribe a prescription-level shampoo and topical medication to alleviate your symptoms. Read More

Keloid Scar Treatment DetailsKeloids and Other Scars

Although not harmful to your health, keloids and other scars, whether from surgery, burns, or illness, can be uncomfortable. A variety of treatment options are available to reduce, and in some cases eliminate the appearance of scarring. Read More

Allergic Contact Dermatitis TreatmentAllergic Contact Dermatitis

A skin irritation or rash can occur for any number of reasons. The symptoms can happen right away or take a few hours to form. Get to your dermatologist as soon as possible to determine the cause of your allergic reaction & avoid any further contact. Read More

Abnormal Mole InformationAbnormal Moles

While the majority of moles are not dangerous or harmful some may appear in abnormal shapes or in places you don’t like. If you have a mole that makes you uncomfortable it can be simply removed. Other moles may be biopsied by your dermatologist to eliminate any suspicions of skin cancer. Read More

Carcinoma and Melanoma InfoBasal and Squamous Cell Carcinoma and Melanoma

These cancers are most often found on the areas exposed to the most sun (the face, nose, and head), but can occur elsewhere. When detected early these three extremely common types of skin cancer are very treatable. Read More