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Peds Derm Corner- Vitiligo- December

Peds Derm Corner- Vitiligo- December Each month, Dr Swanson posts information about a common pediatric dermatology issue to educate patients and parents. This month, the topic is vitiligo. What is vitiligo? Vitiligo is an autoimmune condition where the body makes a mistake and attacks the pigment producing cells in the skin.  Because those pigment making … Continued

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

Peds Derm Corner – ACNE – April 2017

Peds Derm Corner- Acne- April Each month, Dr Swanson posts information about a common pediatric dermatology issue to educate patients and parents. This month, the topic is acne. What causes acne? It is not just one thing that causes acne and every person is different.  But in general, hormones tend to play a key role.  … Continued

Peds Derm Corner- Molluscum – March 2017

Peds Derm Corner- Molluscum- March 2017 Each month, Dr Swanson posts information about a common pediatric dermatology issue to educate patients and parents. This month, the topic is molluscum. What do molluscum look like? Molluscum are shiny skin colored-pink 1-2 mm bumps that frequently have a slight indentation or dell in the center. What causes … Continued

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