Adolescence is an exciting and often troublesome time for teens suffering from skin conditions. Hormonal changes can lead to many new conditions that may be exacerbated by social pressures and teasing. Acne is the most common skin disease in the United States. There are several types of acne that range from mild to severe. Some acne conditions can scar the skin on the face, chest, and back if not treated properly. Other dermatological problems that effect teens is severe sweating, access hair growth, skin allergies, and over-exposed skin from tanning beds.
RDD Can Evaluate Your Teen’s Skin Problems
It is very important to have your teen evaluated by your Dermatologist as soon as you notice any changes in their skin. Early diagnosis and treatment will help get acne or other skin issues under control and may prevent devastating scarring and emotional distress to your young adult teen.
RDD Are Experts in the Treatment of Acne
Acne will affect 40% of teenagers, some much more severely than others. Acne can be devastating, and needs to be addressed early. It is caused by overproduction of oil in the skin, blockage of the skin’s pores, and a particular bacteria that causes breakouts.
Treatment consists of some lifestyle changes such as diet, teaching your teen what kinds of facial washes to use, how to use medications correctly, and how to avoid the urge to “pop” or “pick” any of the lesions. There are hundreds of advanced medical treatments available to treat acne safely. Regional Dermatology of Durham can help your child if acne becomes a problem.
A Board Certified Dermatologist at Regional Dermatology of Durham will examine your teen’s skin and help combat acne by determinaning the best treatment regimen that fits their needs and budgets.
RDD Can Help Your Teen With Hyperhidrosis or Increased Sweating
With the hormonal changes of adolescence, excessive sweating may become a problems. Commonly seen in the hands and armpits, this condition can be embarrassing and lead to problems with self-confidence. Your Dermatologist can help you come up with lifestyle changes and medical treatments for this condition.