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SPRING CLEAN
UP
FIGHTING
FLAKES?

Just as your lawn and yard
have
sufferedpopularly
from months
The condition
known
ofas inattention
the
“dandruff” isthrough
considered
long winter months, your
by
dermatologists
to
be
skin may have collected
unwanted,
“seborrheicpremalignant
dermatitis” of and
the
sometimes,
evenrange
malignant
scalp, which can
from a
growths which got their start
minor
irritant
to
a
severe
last summer and fall. rash.
It is
important
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yourcondition
skin be
This chronic
examined
spring
and
is caused in
by the
a skin
fungus
any rough, crusted areas
known
as early
“Malassezia,”
be
treated
before
which irritates
being
exposedthetosebaceous
summer
sunshine.
glands in the scalp to the point
Especially
worrisome
are
where
it triggers
an immune
red,
crusted
growths
in
response
that
leads
to
a
scaly
areas of sun exposure.
rash.
When
over-the-counter
These may represent premalignant
actinic keratoses
dandruff shampoos
containing
which
can be
prevented
zinc, selenium,
or ketoconazole
from becoming actual skin
do notthrough
provideearly
effective
cancer
intervention
such
as removalcan
by
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dermatologist
surgical
the appliprescribemeans
a or
prescriptioncation of liquid nitrogen.
strength medication. A topical
Your dermatologist
is an
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as fluocinolone
excellent
for
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all stages
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to quell of
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practice,
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have advanced
calcineurin
such
training and experience to
as tacrolimus
(Protopic)
or
detect
and treat
virtually
any
skin problem,
pimecrolimus
(Elidel)including
may be
suspicious
moles,
used to suppress
the eczema,
immune
and acne as well as
response. and skin cancers.
keratoses
For professional medical
P.S. Malassezia,
which call
is
care
for your skin,
normally
on human
our
office.found
We provide
all
dermatological
services,
skin, may exacerbate
skin
medical
and
cosmetic.
conditions
such
as
tinea
Most insurance plans are
versicolor New
and Pityrosporum
accepted.
patients are
welcome.
folliculitis.
“Keeping your skin
healthy and beautiful is
a 30 year tradition.”

South Lincoln
Dermatology

“Keeping your skin healthy and beautiful
is a 30 year tradition.”
2625 Stockwell • Lincoln, NE 68502

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