You have some new growth on your skin, and you aren’t sure if it’s a skin tag, wart, or mole. You’re not alone. Many of my patients come in when they notice something new and aren’t sure if it needs to be removed. Let’s look at each: Skin Tags These are often seen in the […]
Bumps, breakouts, blotches, and more — at some point, you probably have had some skin condition that’s bothered you enough that you sought (or should have gotten) medical advice. That’s because skin is the largest organ and is susceptible to infection and diseases. Here are some common skin conditions we treat in our adult patients: […]
We spend a lot of time and money dealing with our hair. And, when we start to lose it, it affects not only how we look but also how we feel about ourselves. Why Hair Loss Everyone sheds hair every day. It’s normal to lose around 100-200 strands of hair a day. Drug therapies, such […]
Skin is the largest organ of the body. And, because of that, our skin is susceptible to so many problems. That’s why it’s so important to be aware of the various conditions affecting the skin, to treat conditions appropriately, and then monitor and adjust treatment plans as needed. Many skin disorders have designated days or […]
May is Melanoma Awareness Month. It’s important to understand that melanoma skin cancer is a form of cancer that can be deadly if left unchecked. Many melanomas arise from existing moles, and checking for any suspicious looking moles can prevent melanoma development.
Rosacea is a regular and recurring annoyance for the millions of people dealing with it. But there are ways to reduce flare-ups and symptoms with some simple skin care, diet, and lifestyle adjustments.
According to the FDA, three participants in Moderna’s vaccine’s clinical trials experienced facial or lip swelling due to dermal fillers. These cases were resolved after treatment with steroids and/or antihistamines. Don’t let having facial fillers stop you from getting vaccinated In no way does this mean you should avoid getting vaccinated against the coronavirus. Just […]
Your skin is your body’s largest organ and taking care of it is essential to your overall health. A skin checkup lets you know your skin is healthy. It can also identify any early signs skin cancer. Since there aren’t any obvious symptoms in its early stages, skin cancer often goes unnoticed. If left untreated, […]
Do you have an allergy to something you came in contact with or is it irritant contact dermatitis? Speak with Chicago dermatologist Dr. Nilam Amin for diagnosis and solutions.
Acne breakouts is a medical condition that most often can be addressed with the correct treatments. Here are a few questions Chicago dermatologist Dr. Nilam Amin often answers.