Advanced Dermatology Blog

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Spring and Summer Rashes: Common Characteristics of the Most Common Seasonal Rashes ›

Warm weather is just around the corner and so are the long days of lounging in the sunshine. But while there’s nothing like spring in the Chicagoland area, it’s best to brush up on the characteristics of common spring skin and summer rashes before heading outside.

Polymorphous light eruption (PMLE): A skin problem which may affect … Read More ›

Summer Skin Rashes ›

Now that Summer is here, there are several rashes that are worse or more noticeable in the warmer months. Here are several:

Tinea versicolor: This rash is caused by an increase in yeast in the skin more noticeable in warmer months when people are getting more tan. Usually this presents with many light, dark or red … Read More ›

Summer Skin Preparedness ›

How to treat heat rash, sun poisoning, poison ivy and bug bites – all the yucky skin things the season brings us!

Bug bites: You should use insect repellent, but do not use sunscreen combined with insect repellant because you need to reapply sunscreen more frequently than repellant. Constant reapplication of the combination could cause toxicity … Read More ›