Squamous cell carcinoma Squamous cell carcinoma is the second most common form of skin cancer. This type of skin cancer occurs when the squamous cells begin to uncontrollably grow and replicate. The squamous cells are thin, flat cells found in the epidermis, or outer layer of skin, all over the body. Squamous cells can also [...]
Seborrheic Dermatitis Seborrheic Dermatitis is a skin condition also known as dandruff. While it mainly affects the scalp, seborrheic dermatitis can also occur in other oily areas such as the face, chest, back, buttocks, navel, groin, underneath breasts, and in skin folds. This skin condition is not contagious and does not affect your overall health, [...]
Psoriasis Psoriasis is a condition that affects a large number of people across the world. Characterized by red, flaky skin, psoriasis comes from a long-lasting problem with the immune system. It could be triggered by stress, infections, a cold, or related to other medical conditions or medicines. Psoriasis is treatable, but there is no known [...]
Rosacea Rosacea is a common skin condition in the face. It causes redness in your cheeks and sometimes small, red bumps. Many people who have rosacea find it embarrassing and a nuisance. Anyone can get rosacea, but it is mostly found in middle-aged women with fair skin. Rosacea flare ups can last anywhere from a [...]
Dr Marvin Rapaport will begin a blog 2 to 3 times a week concerning patients' suffering of 'Red Skin Syndrome.' He has treated over 3000 patients with this diagnosis.