Medical Dermatology Services provided by Island Dermatology of Charleston

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Below is a sample of many of the common skin conditions treated by Island Dermatology.

This list is not all inclusive, schedule an appointment to discuss your specific skin concerns today. Several of these conditions have Foundations to help in the advancement of knowledge and treatment and to provide support to those suffering from them. Click on the provided links within each topic to find out more information in preparation for your appointment.

Hives

What are hives? Hives (technically known as urticaria) are a skin condition characterized by an itchy, raised red lesion, usually with distinct borders.

Contact Dermatitis

What is contact dermatitis? A skin condition in which the body’s immune system gets activated after coming into contact with specific substances.

Itching

What is itching? Itching is a term that describes an uncomfortable, tingling sensation that makes you want to scratch the …

Atypical nevus

What is an atypical nevus? (Plural=nevi) It is fancy name for a common problem, the mole. Where do moles come …

Melasma

Melasma is a condition that results in darker areas of skin or hyperpigmentation. It usually occurs on the face-cheeks, lips, …

Cysts

Cysts are growths that can contain fluid or solid material. Usually a benign process, cysts can occur anywhere on the ..

Psoriasis

What is Psoriasis and what causes it? Psoriasis is a chronic auto-immune disease that mainly affects the skin, although it …

Warts

What causes a wart? Warts are a very common condition that are caused by the Human Papilloma Virus (HPV). This …

Eczema

What is Eczema? Eczema is a broad term that refers to an inflammation of the outer layer of skin-the epidermis. …

Seborrheic Dermatitis

What is Eczema? Eczema is a broad term that refers to an inflammation of the outer layer of skin-the epidermis. …

Rosacea

What is Rosacea? Rosacea is a common skin condition that results in redness of the nose, cheeks, and forehead and …

Fungal Infections

What are Fungal Infections? Fungi are a class of microorganisms that are found everywhere. Most do not cause any problems …

Hair Loss

Hair loss can be devastating. It can affect your self-confidence, your personal and professional life. Although common and often shrugged …