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Got an itch? Your doctor should be asking some of the following questions. . .

If you are itching, there is more to the story.  There are other parts to the history and physical to investigate. Any new cosmetics or creams? They can cause allergic contact dermatitis, hives or even sensitivity to the sun. New … Continue reading

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Head lice (Is your skin crawling?). Two new treatments.

Good people get head lice.  It is especially rampant in schools where coats may hang next to each other (and the lice essentially jump from one household to another).  Head lice are becoming more resistant to over-the-counter rinses.  There are two … Continue reading

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