Ellen K. Roh MD

Dry Skin and Itching

Briefly describes the causes of dry skin. Covers home treatment options. Includes info to help you decide when to call a doctor. Offers prevention tips.


Acne is a skin problem that happens when oil and dead skin cells clog your pores. Mild acne may cause just a few red spots, or pimples. Severe acne can cause many pimples on your face, neck, chest, and back, or it can cause bigger, solid, red lumps that are painful and can cause scars. Mild acne can usually be managed…

Dermatitis atópica

Ilustración: Copyright 2000 Nucleus Communications, Inc. Todos los derechos reservados. http://www.nucleusinc.com La dermatitis atópica es una afección de la piel que causa intensa comezón y luego un salpullido rojo y abultado. En casos graves, el salpullido desarrolla protuberancias que parecen pequeñas ampollas. Para…

Razor Bumps

What are razor bumps? Razor bumps, or ingrown hairs, are small, irritated bumps on the skin. They happen after you shave, when strands of hair curl back on themselves and grow into the skin. They cause irritation and pimples. They also may cause scarring. How are razor bumps treated? The best way to treat razor bumps is…


Discusses acne, a skin problem. Lists symptoms, including pimples. Covers causes such as puberty, medicines, and conditions like polycystic ovary syndrome. Covers acne treatment for mild, moderate, and severe forms. Offers prevention tips.