Nervous system

Statistics show that a million or more Americans have Parkinson’s disease-a progressive nervous system disease that causes shaking, resting tremors, muscle stiffness, and gait and balance problems. In addition to symptoms such as pain, numbness, and tingling in the skin, you can have skin problems and be at increased risk for developing malignant melanoma. Potential Risk Although…

Warts are noncancerous skin growths caused by the human papillomavirus (HPV). Skin warts can spread to other individuals by direct contact with infected skin or with objects and surfaces on which the virus is present. Warts on the hands or soles of the feet often go away on their own in due time. In fact,…

      According to the American Cancer Society, you are more likely to develop skin cancer over any other type of cancer. Over five million cases of the disease are diagnosed yearly. Fortunately, skin cancer can be avoided, and wearing sunscreen is one easy way to reduce your risks. If you have oily skin,…

Many individuals with acne become so fed up with their skin that at some point, they decide to do everything they can think of to fight their blemishes. While a dedication to proper skin care is helpful for treating acne, many of the skincare habits that people adopt actually do more harm than good. Here’s…

When you look in the mirror in the morning and see acne, you’re shocked and annoyed. You thought you were done with acne after you survived your teenage years. Teenage acne is commonplace and considered a regular part of growing up. But what many people don’t realize is that adult acne is also relatively common….

According to the National Eczema Association, approximately 31.6 million people suffer from eczema, nearly 10.2% of American adults. Despite eczema’s wide-reaching effects, doctors don’t entirely know the cause behind the condition. Although those who suffer from eczema share similar symptoms, including dry, red, itchy skin, their individual triggers seem to vary widely. As a result,…

Your skin is your largest organ. Since it’s always exposed to the elements, it also takes a beating. Over time, your skin’s wear and tear shows itself in wrinkles, rashes, discoloration, and other ailments. To minimize these kinds of damage, you should maintain a skincare regimen. Below, we’ve outlined the top five best practices for…

Help your skin love you this winter

Winter is upon us again, and for some of us, uncomfortably dry skin is on its way. For many, winter conditions create a dry and tight feeling around the face and hands, but some experience redness, flaking, cracking and even eczema as a reaction to chilly air. Turning on the heat inside, no matter what…

West End Doctors

In November of 2014, we will open our 2nd location in West End, N.C. (Seven Lakes). We are excited to enter this new phase of development. Many of our current patients travel from Moore and Montgomery counties, so we believe offering a location more convenient for them makes perfect sense. Our office will be in Seven Lakes Plaza next to Peking Wok. The space is currently being up fitted by Trollinger Construction (who also built our Asheboro facility).

blog-accutane

Accutane is an extraordinary medication for acne as well as some other medical conditions. It is the one medication that virtually always produces an excellent outcome for troublesome acne. Accutane is usually taken for about 6 months. Once the patient finishes treatment, he or she is usually “cured for life”. Occasionally, patients relapse later and require another course of Accutane, but this is uncommon.

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