Amy McMichael MD


Psoriasis

Includes info on psoriasis, a chronic skin disorder. Covers causes and symptoms, including scaly patches on the knees, elbows, and scalp. Includes info on what increases your risk. Covers treatment with creams and oral medicines. Offers home treatment tips.

Foliculitis

La foliculitis es una inflamación de los folículos pilosos, que son las pequeñas bolsas en la piel donde crecen los pelos. Cuando los folículos pilosos se irritan, pueden inflamarse o infectarse. La foliculitis puede aparecer en cualquier parte del cuerpo que tenga pelo. Pero es más común en la zona de la barba, los…

Folliculitis

Folliculitis is an inflammation of the hair follicles, which are the small pouches in the skin from which hairs grow. Folliculitis can develop on any part of the body that has hair but is most common on the beard area, arms, back, buttocks, and legs. Folliculitis may be caused by bacteria. It also can be caused by yeast…

Seborrheic Keratoses

What are seborrheic keratoses? Seborrheic keratoses (say “seh-buh-REE-ick kair-uh-TOH-seez”) are skin growths that some people get as they age. They are benign, which means they aren’t a type of cancer. The way they look may bother you, but they aren’t harmful. These skin growths often appear on the back or chest, but…

Factors (Triggers) That May Cause a Flare-Up of Rosacea

Factors (called triggers) that may cause a flare-up of rosacea include: Alcohol, spicy foods, and hot drinks. Limit how much of these you drink and eat. Dry skin. Use a moisturizer to protect your face from dryness. Use skin care products for sensitive skin. And avoid any products that are abrasive or that irritate your…