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dermatology/der·ma·tol·o·gy/ (der″mah-tol´ah-je) the medical specialty concerned with the diagnosis and treatment of skin diseases.
dermatologyThe specialty focused on diagnosing and treating diseases of the skin and cutaneous manifestations of systemic disease. See Immunodermatology, Sports dermatology.
dermatologyThe study of the skin and its disorders and their relationship to medical conditions in general.
Patient discussion about dermatology
Q. Can scabies be on the face? About a week ago, several bumps, red and itchy, appeared on my face. I have had scabies on other parts of my body and although it feels quite similar, it doesn’t really look the same. Can it be scabies? Is it other thing?
Q. will it ever go??? I have acne on my face for several months, and although I went to see a dermatologist and treat it, I still have these ugly pimples and zits on my face. I feel really ugly and sometimes I don't want to go to school, and just want to stat at my room not let anyone see me. Will it ever go away? What should I do?
Q. What are first, second and third degree burns? What’s the difference between them and do they get treated in a different way?
First-degree burns are considered mild compared to other burns. They result in pain and reddening of the epidermis (outer layer of the skin).
Second-degree burns affect the epidermis and the dermis (lower layer of skin). They cause pain, redness, swelling, and blistering.
Third-degree burns go through the dermis and affect deeper tissues. They result in white or blackened, charred skin that may be numb.
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