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Category Archives: Skin + Kids

Tinea Versicolor

Summer is here, and I don’t know about you, but I’m ready to hit the beach—with tons of sunscreen and an umbrella, of course! Along with warm weather and humidity, summer can also bring a case of tinea versicolor. This … Continue reading

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Ringworm, aka Tinea Corporis

Ringworm gets called a lot of things, but this is it. Spread easily through clothing, pools, showers, and even pets, ringworm is a common skin condition for children, but very treatable. Two weeks of a topical antifungal cream cleared this toddler’s … Continue reading

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Get Ready for Summer with the Right Sunscreen

Not all sunscreens are equal. Look for higher percentages of zinc oxide or titanium dioxide (the physical blockers) or stabilized avobenzone (the chemical blocker). If you’re still burning or getting too much color despite proper application, it’s time to switch … Continue reading

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Summer 2012: Must-Haves

Sunny days are here again and summer is fast approaching! Dr. Magovern has assembled a fantastic list of must-haves to keep your skin protected from the sun and glowing all summer long. Glytone Exfoliating Body Lotion SPF 15*—leaves skin smooth and bright. … Continue reading

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Molluscum Contagiosum

If you’re a parent, you have probably seen molluscum contagiosum. Most of our kids have had them at one time or another. Molluscum are shiny, umbilicated (having a little central dell) bumps that are common in kids. Often confused with warts, … Continue reading

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