The Skin Wellness Physicians Blog

Interesting and Useful Information for Marco Island, Bonita Springs, Ft. Myers, and Naples, FL

Welcome to the Skin Wellness Physicians blog! Read posts chosen specifically for people interested in learning about skin health, beauty, and more in the Naples and Marco Island areas.

Skin Conditions May Indicate the Presence of Breast Cancer

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. While the recommendations for breast cancer screenings change slightly every few years, one recommendation remains the same for men and women of all ages: Know your breasts! “Breast self-awareness” is the newest buzzword you will hear from key organizations such as the American Cancer Society. Both men and women …

What Are the Causes of “Maskne” (and What is It)?

As people around the country have begun wearing face masks for hours at a time each day to combat the spread of COVID-19, many have noticed a “new” form of acne breakouts to deal with. These skin irritations, known as “maskne”—which are worsened by the humid summers in South Florida—are common among residents of the …

Dermatology and COVID

As dermatologists in Florida, we have heard increasing reports of dermatologic manifestations of COVID-19. The first case series of skin manifestations included 18 Italian patients with rashes that included non-specific red rashes, hives, or chickenpox-like lesions that were often seen on the trunk.1  Other reports have included lesions attributed to blood vessel inflammation that are …

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