• 07 DEC 14
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    ZOSTER, SHINGLES

    Zoster is an eruption of the skin that is one of the most dreaded conditions that a person can have. Shingles and zoster are the same condition, and they come up as an eruption of an old chicken pox virus travelling down a nerve root. The full name of the virus is the Varicella Zoster

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    • 07 DEC 14
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    Waxhaw Poison Ivy

    Waxhaw Poison Ivy

    Even with my new practice being small, I’m impressed that nearly everyday a patient will show me something or tell me something that I have seen or heard that way before. With 16 years of pure dermatology experience and everything I have seen, there is always something new and different. Some way to keep me interested

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    • 07 DEC 14
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    The Evil of Hives

    Few things are as annoying as hives. Patients are often desperate from the itch and the accompanying lack of sleep. The medical name for hives is urticaria. Hundreds of things can cause hives and nearly every medicine ever used will lead to someone somewhere getting hive. The most common medicines are the penicillen antibiotics, along

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    • 07 DEC 14
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    The Dangers of Sun Tanning

    The tanning booth industry has a problem. Their product causes cancer. You don’t have to take my word for it, trust the World Health Organization. It is officially on their list of known carcinogens. This is an issue which patients have actually argued with me about. Young women especially often believe that there is no

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