spironolactone

Acne: What’s New and What’s to Come?
Acne in Skin of Color
by Kimberly Huerth, MD, M.Ed on
I still treat my acne twice daily with a whole cabinet full of various topicals. I’ve tried and failed doxycycline because it disrupts every single molecule of bacterial flora in my body. I’ve tried and failed spironolactone because I was the poster child for nearly all of its annoying and inconvenient side effects. I’ve tried and failed several OCPs because my body was a little too convince …
Ask the Expert Q&A Recap: Dr. Hilary Baldwin on Acne
Hilary Baldwin on Acne
by NEXT STEPS IN DERM TEAM on
Next Steps readers had the opportunity to ask key opinion leader Dr. Hilary Baldwin questions on managing acne including acne fulminans, spironolactone, isotretinoin dosing, and acne scarring . See all of her insightful answers below. ON ACNE FULMINANS What do you for acne fulminans acutely? First, let’s make sure were talking about the same thing. Acne fulminans is sudden onset severe …
Journal Review Series: April-June 2018
Journal Review Series
by Ramya Kollipara, MD on
Derm In-Review Advisory Council Member, Dr. Ramya Kollipara, searched dermatology journals so that you don’t have to! She reports on important take-aways from different medical journals for the months of April, May, and June of 2018.  Find study tools and more like this at Derm In-Review. It is key to keep in mind that “important” is subjective and what is contained in this review is one …
Coastal Dermatology Symposium – Clinical Pearls Round Up – Part II
Coastal Dermatology Symposium
by Angelo Landriscina, MD on
The second of a two-part series with clinical pearls from the 2018 Coastal Dermatology Symposium.  Be sure not to miss all the useful points in Part I. From Dr. Julie Harper’s talk “The Latest on Acne” OCPs are still a viable treatment for female patients with acne.  You should be sure to take a thorough history to elucidate any risk factors for venous thromboembolism such as smoking …
Clinical Pearls Round Up – Part I
Contact Dermatitis
by Angelo Landriscina, MD on
This October, I had that wonderful opportunity to attend the Coastal Dermatology Symposium and participate in the Derm Mentors Resident of Distinction competition.  This informative and enlightening conference held against the gorgeous backdrop of Monterey, California, was packed with clinically oriented lectures focusing on everything from emerging therapies in psoriasis, to proper sunscreen usa …