The COVID-19 pandemic has triggered dramatic changes throughout everyday life — and in the medical community as well. Not only are providers across the country postponing elective procedures, but many are also encouraging people to avoid in-office appointments to reduce their risk of exposure to this highly contagious coronavirus.But what...
Scabies is a skin infestation caused the mite, Sarcoptes scabiei. Untreated, these microscopic mites can live on your skin for months. They reproduce on the surface of your skin and then burrow into it and lay eggs. This causes an itchy, red rash to form on the skin. The itchy rash seems to...
What Is Acne? Before we discuss how to treat acne, let’s first describe what acne is. Acne is an inflammatory condition of the oil glands and hair follicles, causing clogging of the pores and overproduction of oils and bacteria to build up in the follicle. All of this leads to...
“Frostbite can take effect in only a matter of minutes, according to Dr. Edidiong Kaminska, a dermatologist at Northwestern Medicine.” Please remember to dress warmly! See above for recommendations (pic courtesy of https://www.backroadmapbooks.com)
“Frostbite can take effect in only a matter of minutes, according to Dr. Edidiong Kaminska, a dermatologist at Northwestern Medicine. Extremities such as fingers, toes, the nose and ears are at the highest risk for frostbite…"
Watch Dr. Kaminska explain how to protect your skin and body during Chicago winters.
“Want to arm yourself against chapped lips? It's all about using the best ingredients possible.” Read about the products Dr. Kaminska recommends for winter lips.
“To learn more about the world of safe shaving, Romper spoke with Dr. Edidiong Kaminska, a Board Certified Dermatologist and Fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology”
“Cellulitis usually begins with a break in the skin, such as a scratch, cut, or other wound, says Edidiong C. Kaminska, MD, a dermatologist on the faculty at Feinberg School of Medicine at Northwestern University in Chicago, and a spokesperson for the American Academy of Dermatology.”
“Kaminska said it’s exciting to see that the researchers were able to zero in on the protein that stops hair from growing at the follicle.”
“I am grateful for a chance at life, an observant wife, and Dr. Kaminska.”