Hydrochlorothiazide (HCTZ) use is associated with increased risk of Basal Cell and Squamous Cell Carcinoma
The use of hydrochlorothiazide, a commonly used diuretic to treat blood pressure, has been associated with an increased risk of both basal cell carcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma.
Posted: May 9, 2018, 1:30 pm
Has anybody seen the changes in the cost of medications lately? In case you have not noticed, they have soared completely out of control. For example, a bottle of 100 doxycycline capsules used to cost about $4. Today that same bottle is well over ...
Posted: April 6, 2018, 4:47 pm
Without question, it is ALWAYS best to see a well-trained, board-certified Dermatologist if one has any skin problems (rashes or growths). Although many PCPs and Urgent care centers can handle COMMON problems (i.e. Shingles, poison ivy and minor ...
Posted: April 3, 2018, 1:43 pm
Patients often ask about the risk of getting infections after a Pedicure. In most cases, they are asking about getting a toenail fungal infection, which is rare in this circumstance. Bacterial infections have occurred after getting a Pedicure, alt...
Posted: March 14, 2018, 11:11 pm
Nowadays it is common to have a very high deductible. This is a big problem as patients are bearing a significant cost. In this case, it is very important to choose your doctor wisely!!! Let me give you a few examples and some critical informatio...
Posted: February 19, 2018, 9:24 pm
According to a study published in the British Journal of Dermatology, there was approximately a 5% higher risk of Major Depression in patients diagnosed with Acne. This increased risk lasted approximately 5 years.
Posted: February 7, 2018, 1:16 pm
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