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What should I ask my doctor about my skin?

Review the following questions about skin health so you're prepared to discuss this important health issue with your doctor:
  • How should I care for my skin, given my age and skin type?
  • What products do you recommend to keep my skin healthy?
  • What advertising claims can I believe about skin care products? Which claims are untrue?
  • How can I get rid of my acne?
  • How can I get rid of my dandruff?
  • What treatments may help improve my psoriasis?
  • What treatments may improve my eczema?
  • Am I at high risk for skin cancer? What can I do to minimize my risk?
  • What should I look for when examining my skin, and how often should I examine it?
  • What should I do if I find a suspicious spot on my skin?









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