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Peds Derm Corner- Eczema- November

Peds Derm Corner- Eczema- November Each month, Dr Swanson posts information about a common pediatric dermatology issue to educate patients and parents. This month, the topic is eczema. What is eczema? Eczema, also known as atopic dermatitis, is a skin condition that causes itchy, red, scaly patches of irritated appearing skin. Eczema typically starts during … Continued

Peds Derm Corner- Vascular Birthmarks

Peds Derm Corner- Vascular Birthmarks- October Each month, Dr Swanson posts information about a common pediatric dermatology issue to educate patients and parents. This month, the topic is vascular birthmarks. What is a vascular birthmark? A vascular birthmark is a birthmark that is made up of blood vessels. The two most common types of vascular … Continued

Peds Derm Corner – Moles

Peds Derm Corner- Moles- September   Each month, Dr Swanson posts information about a common pediatric dermatology issue to educate patients and parents. This month, the topic is moles.   What are moles? Moles are brown flat spots and bumps that are typically darker and larger than freckles.  They are dark because of an increased … Continued

Peds Derm Corner- Hyperhidrosis (Excessive Sweating)- August

Peds Derm Corner- Hyperhidrosis (Excessive Sweating)- August Each month, Dr Swanson posts information about a common pediatric dermatology issue to educate patients and parents. This month, the topic is hyperhidrosis (excessive sweating).   What is hyperhidrosis? Hyperhidrosis means excessive sweating. It is normal to sweat when it’s hot, when you exercise, and when you are … Continued

Peds Derm Corner- Sunscreen (May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month!)

Peds Derm Corner- Sunscreen Each month, Dr Swanson posts information about a common pediatric dermatology issue to educate patients and parents. This month, the topic is sunscreen. What sunscreens are the best? Sunscreens can continue several different ingredients to provide protection against the sun. These ingredients are divided into two general categories: chemical sunscreens and … Continued

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Peds Derm Corner- Eczema- November

Peds Derm Corner- Eczema- November Each month, Dr Swanson posts information about a common pediatric dermatology issue to educate patients and parents. This month, the topic is eczema. What is…

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