Apex Welcomes Valerie Dailey, PA

Apex Dermatology & Skin Surgery Center is pleased to welcome Valerie Dailey, PA to our growing team of world-class providers. As of August 1st, 2017, Valerie Dailey will be seeing patients from our Parma and Solon offices. Valerie Dailey is a board-certified physician assistant who started off at the Cleveland clinic as a secretary and worked her…

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Apex Welcomes Dr. Shannon McKeen, DO

Apex Dermatology & Skin Surgery Center is pleased to welcome Dr. Shannon McKeen, DO to our growing team of world-class providers. Dr. McKeen, DO will be seeing patients from our Concord and Mayfield Heights offices starting August 14, 2017. Dr. McKeen attended medical school at Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine, where she was one…

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Granuloma

Granuloma

Granuloma Granuloma is a generic term that refers to a small nodule. It can be any type of nodule, from benign to malignant and can occur throughout the body. Two types of granuloma apply expressly to the skin: Pyogenic GranulomaPyogenic granuloma looks like small, reddish bumps on the skin that tend to bleed. It is…

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Intertrigo

Intertrigo

Intertrigo Intertrigo A skin inflammation that occurs in warm, moist folds of the body where two skin surfaces chafe against each other. It most commonly appears on the inner thighs, armpits, groin, the crease on the back of the neck, the bottom of breasts in women and below the belly in obese people. It can…

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Scabies

Scabies

Scabies Scabies is a harmless but very itchy and highly contagious skin condition caused by mites that burrow into the skin and lay eggs. Symptoms include a severe itch, often worse at nighttime, and thin burrow tracks made of tiny bumps or blisters on the skin. Humans are allergic to the mites, which is what…

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Folliculitis

Folliculitis

Folliculitis Folliculitis is an inflammation of one or more hair follicles. It appears as a rash or white-headed pimples or pustules near a hair follicle. It can occur anywhere on the body, but typically affects hairy areas, such as the neck or groin. Follicles can be damaged from repeated friction (such as rubbing of too…

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Lyme Disease

Lyme Disease

Lyme Disease Lyme disease is a bacterial illness and inflammatory disease that spreads through tick bites. Deer ticks house the spirochete bacterium (Borellia burgdorferi) in their stomachs. When one of these ticks bites the human skin, it may pass the bacteria into the body. These ticks tend to be attracted to creases in the body,…

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