Patient Education

Our team of professionals and staff believe that informed patients are better equipped to make decisions regarding their health and well-being. For your personal use, we have created an extensive patient library covering an array of educational topics, which can be found on the side of each page. Browse through these diagnoses and treatments to learn more about topics of interest to you.

As always, you can contact our office at 781-237-3500 to answer any questions or concerns.

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... Acne Birthmarks/Pigmented Skin Boils Cysts Eczema (Dermatitis) Moles (Nevi) Poison Ivy, Poison Oak, Poison Sumac Psoriasis Rashes Rosacea Skin Cancers Skin Exams Shingles Spider Veins Warts Wrinkles Vitiligo Melasma Acne Acne is the most frequent skin condition seen by medical professionals...

The Importance Of Regular Skin Exams
... Surgical removal of abnormalities, such as spots, moles or warts...

Genital warts
  Genital warts: The warts appear in various sizes and shapes...

Molluscum contagiosum
...The bumps can look like warts, chickenpox, and even skin cancer...

Warts
  Warts: It is common for warts to grow on the hands...

Genital herpes
... Additional related resources Herpes simplex: Signs, causes, treatment, and tips Genital warts: Signs, causes, treatment, and tips Genital herpes: Diagnosis, treatment, and outcome How is genital herpes diagnosed...

Imiquimod: A treatment for some skin cancers, genital warts
... Genital warts...

Skin reactions from targeted therapy deserve attention
... Dabrafenib (Tafinlar®) or vemurafenib (Zelboraf®) – Prescribed to treat advanced melanoma, the most common skin (and hair) reactions from these drugs are: Rash Warts or wart-like growths Small, rough-feeling bumps, especially on your arms or thighs Seborrheic dermatitis Sun sensitivity (burn within minutes of being in the sun) Blisters and thickening skin on the palms and soles, which can be painful Swelling and pain beneath the skin Hair loss More serious skin reactions are: A new skin cancer New and changing moles, which can become melanoma Trametinib (Mekinist®) – This may be prescribed to treat advanced melanoma...

Seborrheic keratosis
... Seborrheic keratoses can look like warts, moles, actinic keratoses, and skin cancer...

Genital Warts
Genital warts are warts that form in the genital area...

NAIL DISEASES AND NAIL HEALTH
...Warts are common on the hands and feet...

Seborrheic Keratoses
... Seborrheic keratosis SKs may look like other common skin growths, including: Warts: Although warts are generally harmless, they are caused by a virus and can spread...

Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs)
...The most common STIs are herpes simplex virus (HSV), genital warts, molluscum contagiosum, pubic lice (crabs), scabies, chlamydia, gonorrhea, syphilis, hepatitis B and C, and HIV/AIDS...

Skin of Color
...Many people mistake DPN for moles or warts and refer to these growths as “fleshy moles...

Warts
Warts are common benign growths (not cancer)...

Your Dermatologist and Insurance
... Diagnosing and treating disease Dermatologists devote their skills and energy to treating medical conditions of the skin, hair and nails, such as acne, skin cancer, psoriasis, eczema, hair loss, rashes, rosacea, warts, and nail fungus...