Skin Conditions in Pediatric & Adolescent Patients with Skin of Color
Pediatric Skin Conditions
by Emily Murphy, MD on
Sprinkled with many clinical pearls, Dr. Candrice Heath gave us an informative, case-based lecture at the 2021 Skin of Color Update: “Skin Conditions Disproportionately Affecting Pediatric & Adolescent Patients with Skin of Color.” Dr. Heath is an Assistant Professor and Director of Pediatric Dermatology at Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University and is active on social media @D …
Test Your Knowledge of Hyperhidrosis and Sweat!
hyperhidrosis and sweat
by NEXT STEPS IN DERM TEAM on
In support of Hyperhidrosis Awareness , let's test your knowledge of Hyperhidrosis and Sweat with a few quizzes! If a person has the medical condition of hyperhidrosis (excessive sweating), their risk of skin infections increases by how much? A. 100% B. 200% C. 300% D. 0% Correct Answer: view here. ___________________________________________________________________ …
Hair Loss in Pediatric Patients with Skin of Color
Pediatric Hair Loss
by Emily Murphy, MD on
Hair is part of our identity and hair loss is therefore particularly distressing to patients. With so many potential causes of hair loss, our expertise as dermatologists is desperately needed, especially among pediatric patients where hair loss can be even more concerning to patients and their parents. To help us examine, diagnose, and counsel pediatric patients with hair loss, we were lucky to ha …
It’s Mnemonic Monday! | Understanding Hyperhidrosis
hyperhidrosis
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Improve Your Understanding of the Seriousness & Care of  Hyperhidrosis with this SWEAT Mnemonic Severe Sweating - Patients with excessive sweating or hyperhidrosis (Hh) experience severe sweating that is often four or five times more than what’s “normal,” or needed, to regulate body temperature or as a reaction to stress.1 This amount of sweat can be debilitating both physically and …
Sam’s Severe Sweating Story | Hyperhidrosis Awareness Month
hyperhidrosis
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Sam’s Severe Sweating Story Like many people with primary hyperhidrosis (Hh) or excessive, uncontrollable sweating, I am most affected by Hh on the palms of my hands, soles of my feet, and in my underarms. My chronic extreme sweating isn’t caused by an underlying medical condition and it can occur at any time, even when I’m not hot, exercising, or in a stressful situation. Without treatme …