Atopic Dermatitis

JDD Issue Highlights | November 2021 | Special Focus: Lasers, Lights Sources, and Devices
laser
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With a special focus on lasers, light sources, and devices, the November issue of the Journal of Drugs in Dermatology features an outstanding line up of editorials and original articles on topics ranging from deoxycholic acid (ATX-101) for fat reduction,  treating molluscum contagiosum, skincare for neonates and infants, laser in the treatment of granulomas on the nose, and everything in between …
JDD Issue Highlights | October 2021 | Special Focus: Atopic Dermatitis
ATOPIC DERMATITIS
by NEXT STEPS IN DERM TEAM on
With a special focus on atopic dermatitis, the October issue of the Journal of Drugs in Dermatology features a great line up of original articles on topics ranging from topical body skincare for toning and tightening, the psychological burden associated with atopic dermatitis, to treatment of toenail onychomycosis in the US and everything in between! Straight from the JDD Editor’s desk, we sha …
Creating Ayurvedic and Chinese Medicine Herbal Formulations
Ayurvedic Medicine
by James J. Contestable, MD on
My patient asks about turmeric, neem oil, cardamom, etc.  I stubble through what I know.  I am a “western-style” physician.  I could be cast alongside Eastwood or the Duke (or maybe more accurately Cleavon Little in Blazing Saddles).  Anyways, if you are like me and need the crash course, look no further!  Before this lecture, I had never heard of Ayurvedic medicine (amazing what we don …
Special Focus on Acne and Rosacea
Acne and Rosacea
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The June issue of the Journal of Drugs in Dermatology focuses on the topics of acne and rosacea, and features additional articles on topics such as atopic dermatitis and psoriasis. Straight from the JDD Editor’s desk, we share this month’s issue highlights: Guest Editor James Q. Del Rosso discusses roadblocks that impede patient ability to obtain medications selected by their dermatologist …
Naltrexone for Pruritus – Therapeutic Cheat Sheet
Naltrexone for pruritus
by Adrianna Gonzalez Lopez, MD on
Pruritus, whether related to inflammatory skin conditions or systemic disease, can be debilitating for patients. In order to improve quality of life for patients suffering from severe pruritus, dermatologists often resort to off-label use of systemic medications. In this month’s installment of our Therapeutic Cheat Sheet Series, we will discuss use of naltrexone for treatment of pruritus. Naltr …