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Hidradenitis Suppurativa: Medical and Procedural Treatment
hidradenitis suppurativaNext Steps in Derm, in partnership with Skin of Color Update, interviewed Dr. Amit Garg, professor and founding chairman of the department of dermatology at the Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell. Dr. Garg explains why it’s an exciting time in hidradenitis suppurativa, and how clinicians are using existing therapies in innovative ways. Watch as he explains the imp …
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Oral Minoxidil for Hair Loss | The Expert Weighs In
oral minoxidil for hair lossINSIDER recently posted an article on oral minoxidil for hair loss as a result of media coverage in The New York Times. Which hair loss patients make good candidates for oral minoxidil? How should a dermatologist determine the best dosage for their patients? For expert advice, I reached out to Shilpi Khetarpal, MD, FAAD, director of cosmetic dermatology and lasers at the Cleveland Clinic. …
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Hormonal Treatment of Acne: Work up, Indications, & Guidelines
Hormonal treatment of acneDr. Diane Thiboutot, Professor of Dermatology at The Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine, gave a practical talk at the 2022 ODAC Dermatology, Aesthetic and Surgical Conference about hormonal treatment of acne. Dr. Thiboutot discussed the hormonal work up, indications for hormonal treatment, and guidelines for choosing a therapy, including oral contraceptives. Hormonal Workup for Ac …
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Treating Hidradenitis Suppurativa (HS) | Dr. Okoye’s Approach
Hidradenitis SuppurativaAs dermatologists, we understand that hidradenitis suppurativa (HS) can be a devastating disease that affects all aspects of our patients’ lives, influencing their physical health, ability to be active, and ability to be intimate. This disease disproportionately affects patients with skin of color and unfortunately, treatment can be challenging. We are lucky to have experts who dedicate their cl …
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Prescribing Isotretinoin for Transgender Patients
isotretinoin for transgender patientsCase Scenario A 26-year-old patient presents to the dermatology clinic with severe nodulocystic scarring acne. The patient identifies as a transgender male and notes that he has been receiving hormone replacement therapy for the past 4 years with weekly intramuscular testosterone injections. He has not had any gender-affirming surgeries and reports being currently amenorrhoeic. He is curren …
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