skin

It’s a rare syndrome that affects fewer than 2 out of every 100,000 people

By Ask the Doctors • July 5, 2021

There are a vast array of microbes that live upon and within our bodies

By Ask the Doctors • March 31, 2021
Dear Doctor: I’m 75 years old and have bruising on my hands, seemingly when anything touches them. I do not take blood thinners or aspirin. Occasionally I take an Aleve, which seems to make it worse. Such bruising is an annoying, [...]
By Ask the Doctors • September 26, 2018
Dear Doctor: I am 60-year-old female who suffers from darkening of my face. A doctor did a biopsy and it was determined that I suffer from melasma. This began as soon as I hit menopause. Dermatologists seem unable to help. What can I do? Dr. [...]
By Ask the Doctors • September 10, 2018
Dear Doctor: Can olive oil be used topically to aid healing? Olive oil has been used since ancient times as a cosmetic and to aid skin healing.  The ancient Egyptians used it as an anti-wrinkle potion; the Romans used it as [...]
By Ask the Doctors • June 12, 2018
When weather forecasts are filled with predictions of wind, rain and frosty temperatures, it’s easy to forget that the sun and its potentially harmful rays are still out there.  Even during the dead of winter, it is still important to protect your skin.  Our skin is the largest organ [...]
By Roxanne Moster • January 17, 2017