This margarita looks fairly innocent, but did you know that it can cause a rash called phytophotodermatitis? It’s quite a long word, but if you break it down, it literally means dermatitis (skin inflammation) from plants and sun. What happens in phytophotodermatitis is that when a certain ingredient (it could be a citrus fruit, certain … Continue reading A Tricky Rash to Watch Out for on Vacation!
Today we strolled down the street to Haven Nail Studio - our neighbors at 50th & France in Edina. We love getting to know the other businesses around our office at Zel Edina, and thought we would learn a bit about their mission to share with you! Kaitlin and Natalie were gracious enough to host … Continue reading Haven Nail Studio – Our Experience at the Hot New (Fantastic) Neighborhood Spot
“My baby has so much dandruff and such greasy hair! What should I do??” Cradle cap is extremely common and it is absolutely nothing to worry about! It is a type of seborrheic dermatitis that causes redness and greasy scale on the skin and scalp. For infants it usually resolves on its own by one … Continue reading What To Do About Cradle Cap?
You have been asking for more medical dermatology content! We see patients for many skin, hair and nail concerns, but hair loss is up there with the most common things our patients ask us about. Telogen effluvium in particular is a type of hair ‘loss’ that some of you may have experienced. We put ‘loss’ … Continue reading Hair Shedding: What is Going On With My Hair?