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North Pacific Dermatology contact dermatitis on hands Signs and Symptoms of Contact Dermatitis

Signs and Symptoms of Contact Dermatitis

Could you be suffering from contact dermatitis? If you're experiencing a skin rash and aren't sure if it's contact dermatitis or something else, pay attention to see if you have any of the symptoms listed
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North Pacific Dermatology abnormal fingernails Could Your Nail Shape be a Sign of Nail Abnormalities?

Could Your Nail Shape be a Sign of Nail Abnormalities?

When you think about dermatology, you're probably not considering fingernails. But the truth is your nail shape could actually tell your dermatologist something about whether or not you're suffering from nail disorders. Here's what you
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North Pacific Dermatology spider vein treatment Spider Vein Treatments: How to Get the Best Results

Spider Vein Treatments: How to Get the Best Results

Varicose veins are incredibly common, but that doesn't mean you have to live with them if you don't want to. If you're considering treatments to reduce the appearance of your spider veins, here are a
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North Pacific Dermatology acne treatment 4 Cosmetic Skin Services to Reduce Acne

4 Cosmetic Skin Services to Reduce Acne

Acne is a common skin condition that can plague people from adolescence all the way through adulthood. If you're looking for a way to clear up your acne, these cosmetic treatments could help. Intense Pulsed
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North Pacific Dermatology MOHS skin cancer treatment 3 Skin Cancers Treated with Mohs Surgery

3 Skin Cancers Treated with Mohs Surgery

Mohs micrographic surgery is a widely performed surgical dermatology procedure. In fact, it's used as a treatment for several common types of cancer. Read on to learn more. Basal Cell Carcinoma Basal cell carcinoma is
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North Pacific Dermatology MOHS skin cancer scalp surgery Mohs Surgery on the Scalp: How to Tell if You Need it

Mohs Surgery on the Scalp: How to Tell if You Need it

Mohs micrographic surgery is a widely performed procedure used to treat various types of skin cancer. But how can you tell if you need Mohs on your scalp? Here's what you need to know. What
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North Pacific Dermatology patient with a rash Telling the Difference Between Rashes and Rosacea

Telling the Difference Between Rashes and Rosacea

There are countless types of rashes that can develop as a result of skin irritation. But telling the difference between a skin rash and rosacea can be tough. How do you do it? Here are
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North Pacific Dermatology laser hair removal treatment Show Some Skin with Laser Hair Removal Today!

Show Some Skin with Laser Hair Removal Today!

Summer is just around the corner, which means it's time to show some skin. But if you're not a fan of painful waxes or daily shaving, laser hair removal could be the answer you're looking
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 How Soon Can a Preventive Skin Cancer Screening Detect Problems?

How Soon Can a Preventive Skin Cancer Screening Detect Problems?

Taking good care of your skin is a must, and that includes investing in regular preventive skin cancer screenings. But how early can your dermatologist detect a problem during a regular screening? Here's what you
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 Is Hair Loss Normal, or Do I Have Alopecia?

Is Hair Loss Normal, or Do I Have Alopecia?

To a certain degree, hair loss can be normal. There are some instances, however, in which you could be experiencing early signs of alopecia. But how can you tell the difference between normal hair loss
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 How to Treat Dry and Chapped Skin

How to Treat Dry and Chapped Skin

Dealing with dry, chapped skin can be a pain. Whether you've been diagnosed with eczema or you just have a history of dry, chapped skin during the drier days of the year, there are a
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 Did You Know: You Should Protect Your Skin from Sun Damage Year Round

Did You Know: You Should Protect Your Skin from Sun Damage Year Round

It's easy to brush off sun damaged skin as something that only happens during the summer, but the truth is that you should be protecting your skin from the sun all year round. Here are
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