acne

Patient Buzz Series: Situational Cleansing and Aquagenic Urticaria
by Allison Sit on
This month’s edition of our Patient Buzz series includes articles on treating acne, situational cleansing, and aquagenic urticaria just to name a few. Be prepared for your patients’ questions about acne and other dermatologic conditions by perusing this list of skin, hair and nail articles from the consumer press: Allure: Pimple Popper’s acne prevention tips Allure: Guide t …
Managing Acne Among Individuals Receiving Masculinizing Hormone Therapy (MHT)
MHT in Transgender Men
by Dustin Marks, BS - Matthew Mansh, MD on
Masculinizing hormone therapy (MHT) represents a common therapeutic intervention for transgender men (female-to-male) and other gender diverse individuals. MHT typically involves the use of one of several forms of parenteral testosterone (e.g. gel, patch, intramuscular, pellet).1 The goal of MHT is to help develop masculine secondary sex characteristics and/or suppress feminine characteristics in …
Challenging Cases in Skin of Color Patients
Skin of Color
by Nicole Negbenebor, MD on
This year at the 17th Annual Dermatology, Aesthetic & Surgical Conference (ODAC), Dr Amy McMichael presented the audience with new pearls of advice on how to approach and diagnose complex medical dermatology cases in patients with skin of color. During her session, she addressed the important need for providers to be able to recognize disease in patients of all races. The majority of the glob …
Dry Skin – Friday Pop Quiz 2/14
comedonal acne
by NEXT STEPS IN DERM TEAM on
In addition to gentle washing of the face two times a day, what is the most appropriate treatment step for this patient who is prone to dry skin? A. Start Adapalene 0.1 gel nightly to every other night after wash B. Aggressive exfoliation daily C. Start doxycycline 100 mg by mouth two times a day with food and water D. Monotherapy with clindamycin lotion every morning after wash …
Isotretinoin Therapeutic Cheat Sheet
Isotretinoin Cheat Sheet
by Angelo Landriscina, MD on
Isotretinoin can provide a definitive cure for many patients with severe or recalcitrant acne, as well as other conditions.  However, dosing and lab monitoring practices for this drug vary widely.  In this installment of our Therapeutic Cheat Sheet series, we set the record straight on isotretinoin. [caption id="attachment_8787" align="alignleft" width="1275"] Click image to enlarge or downlo …