Archive | Skin Inflammation

Dealing with Folliculitis

Folliculitis occurs when hair follicles get infected causing skin inflammation. Hair follicles anywhere on your body are susceptible to folliculitis however it’s most commonly found on the scalp, face, and areas of the body that are frequently rubbed by clothing, like the groins and thighs. What Is Folliculitis Caused By? Folliculitis is most commonly caused […]

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The Basics of Patch Testing

Having allergies— especially during this time of year— is not rare by any means. However, if you have been experiencing extreme itchiness, inflammation, redness, bumps, or any other skin conditions, then you may be suffering from a skin allergy. Here at Stockton Dermatology, Dr. Toni Stockton uses a procedure called patch testing to help diagnose […]

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Understanding Folliculitis

Although cold weather is upon us and you’re trading in tanks for sweaters and shorts for jeans, having clear, healthy skin is still a necessity, but for some, it can feel like a luxury that they will never achieve. Skin conditions can range from acne to rosacea to inflammation causing disorders like folliculitis. When you […]

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How to Calm a Sunburn

If you are like most people, the thought of sipping a mojito pool or beachside is enough to make you want to literally jump for joy. If you have big summer plans to do nothing other than lay in the sun this summer, make sure that you are wearing enough sunscreen. If you happen to […]

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Painful Rashes

Is your skin irritated or red? Do you have a rash and you don’t know what it is or where it’s from? Dr. Toni Stockton in of Stockton Dermatology in Phoenix, AZ specializes in rashes and rash treatment. If you’re unsure what your rash is and if it’s serious, the following information can be useful […]

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