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Inflammatory Skin Conditions

This Winter – Reduce your chances of getting Skin Cancer

You might shrug off the idea of skin cancer and assume it won’t happen to you- or if it does, you’ll just have a mole removed. No big deal, right?

Not so fast.

Skin cancer is the most common cancer in South Africa. In fact, each year there are more new cases of skin cancer than the combined incidence of cancers of the breast, prostate, lung and colon.

And treatment may involve a whole lot more than a mole removal. Skin cancer, particularly melanoma, the most serious form, can spread to other parts of the body and become fatal.

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A Dermatologist’s Guide to the ‘Red Face’

More than just a healthy glow?

Dealing with sensitive, redness-prone skin is not simple or straightforward. Half the things you’re told are “safe for sensitive skin” aren’t at all, and the more products you try out, the worse it gets.

Here are some reasons you might be experiencing facial redness (spoiler: not every red face is rosacea!) and some practical tips to implement at home if this is something you struggle with.

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The Skinny on COVID

So you’re a veritable COVID specialist, having recently acquired internet degrees in both epidemiology and viral statistics, but I bet you’re less versed in the skin manifestations of the pandemic. Coronavirus infection can mimic many skin diseases. Learn about the 3 most common skin rashes linked to COVID.

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