My Patient Blog

My intention of this blog is to keep patients up-to-date on my clinical practice, research program, and current literature. This post will focus on advances in psoriasis. A recent study by Mease et al., found that one in eight subjects with psoriasis had a positive result on the screening test PEST for symptoms of psoriatic […]

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Is there a role for aspirin in metabolic dysfunction-associated steatotic liver disease (MASLD) and the relationship to Psoriasis?

Interdisciplinary medicine is an important concept in patient-centered medical care. How can we apply concepts from new research to improve patient care through both education and collaboration with our patients and their care team? It is well known that having psoriasis increases the risk of developing metabolic syndrome. Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is a

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Acute hair loss & Covid infections

Acute hair loss following Covid infections has been linked in recent literature. Specifically, a type of hair loss called Telegen Effluvium (TE) has been diagnosed in patients with a history of SARS-CoV-2 infection. Acute TE has previously been associated with medical events including a history of surgery or severe illness, postpartum and discontinuation of medications

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“Winter Itch”

 What causes Winter Itch? Several factors contribute to the seasonal increase in skin itchiness that occurs in late fall into the winter months. As the outside temperature cools, the outside humidity level decreases. In addition, once the heat is turned on in the house, the indoor humidity also drops. Exposure of the skin to lower

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New Atopic Dermatitis Study

With atopic dermatitis, itching isn’t even the worst part.

  From the embarrassing red blotches to the painful sores, atopic dermatitis symptoms require the right treatment. If you’re looking for a different option for your or your child’s condition, the ADvocate Studies may be of interest to you. As you know, atopic dermatitis (AD) is a chronic, severe form of eczema that is marked

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