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General Dermatology

No matter what your age or skin type, everyone wants skin that is beautiful and healthy. At DuPage Medical Group, we understand the importance of healthy skin. Whether addressing a specific dermatologic issue or projecting a more youthful appearance, our team strives to help you achieve the results you desire. Comprised of highly experienced, board certified dermatologists, and certified mid-levels including physician assistants and nurse practitioners, the dermatology providers have been trained at some of the leading medical institutions and utilize some of the latest technologies and advanced treatments available today.

Your appointment begins by one of our highly-trained dermatologists precisely assessing your condition. In addition, your situation and medical condition(s) will be thoroughly discussed and your physician will answer any questions you may have. Based on your assessment, your physician will recommend a treatment plan that is the best fit for you. Common conditions treated include:

  • Acanthosis Nigricans
    • This skin condition can be a sign of pre-diabetes
  • Acne
  • Acne Scars
    • Most acne scars cause depressions or pits in the skin.
  • Actinic Keratosis
    • This precancerous growth develops on sun-damaged skin 
    • Learn more about Actinic Keratoses
  • Alopecia Areata
    • This disease causes hair loss and often occurs in otherwise healthy people.
  • Atopic Dermatitis
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
    • This is the most common type of skin cancer, and it can appear on the skin in many ways
    • Learn more about Skin Cancer Treatments
  • Contact Dermatitis
    • We get contact dermatitis when something that our skin touches causes a rash.
    • Learn more about Contact Dermatitis
  • Dry Skin
    • Dry skin is common. It can occur at any age and for many reasons. Using a moisturizer often helps repair dry skin.
    • Learn more about Dry Skin Management
  • Dermatofibrosarcoma Protuberans
    • This rare skin cancer can look like a birthmark, scar, or rough patch of skin
  • Eczema
    • Eczema is a general term. Dermatologists use it to describe skin conditions that can cause the skin to swell and discolor.
    • Learn more about Eczema and Eczema Symptoms and Management
  • Genital Warts
    • Treating genital warts can help reduce the risk of infecting others.
  • Hair Loss
    • Everyone loses hair. It is normal to lose about 50-100 hairs every day. If you see bald patches or lots of thinning, you may be experiencing hair loss.
    • Learn more about Hair Restoration
  • Head lice
    • Having head lice does not mean you are dirty. Most people get head lice when they have head-to-head contact with someone who has head lice. Head-to-head contact lets the lice crawl from one head to another head.
  • Herpes Simplex
  • Hidradenitis Suppurativa
    • Breakouts that look like pimples, boils, or folliculitis could actually be hidradenitis suppurativa, a skin disease that treatment can prevent from worsening.
  • Hives
  • Hyperhidrosis
  • Lichen Planus
    • On the skin, lichen planus often causes bumps that are shiny, firm, and reddish purple. Sometimes the bumps have tiny white lines running through them.
  • Melanoma
    • The most serious type of skin cancer.  Develops in the cells that produce melanin, the pigment that gives skin its color. 
    • Learn more about Skin Cancer Treatments
  • Melasma
    • Common skin problem that causes brown to gray-brown patches on the face.  Most people get it on their cheeks, bridge of their nose, forehead, chin, and above their upper lip. It also can appear on other parts of the body that get lots of sun, such as the forearms and neck. 
    • Learn more about Melasma and Common Melasma Causes & Treatments
  • Merkel Cell Carcinoma
  • Moles
    • A pigmented spot on the outer layer of the skin.  Can be round, oval, flat or raised.  Most are brown but colors can range from pinkish to dark blue or black.  
  • Molluscum
    • A relatively common viral infection of the skin that results in round, firm, painless bumps.  If the bumps are scratched the infection can spread.  Molluscum is found most frequently in children.
    • Learn more about Molluscum Contagiosum
  • Pityriasis rosea
    • A skin rash that begins as one large circular spot on the chest, abdomen or back.  This initial spot is typically followed by a distinctive patter of smaller lesions that sweep out in a shape that resembles a pine tree.  
  • Poison Ivy
    • An itchy, blistering  rash caused by the oil found in the plant.  The rash normally does not start until 12 to 72 hours after coming in contact with the oil of the plant.  
    • Learn more about Poison Ivy
  • Psoriasis
    • A chronic skin disease characterized by red, scaly, patches papules and plaques that normally itch.  Caused partly by an overactive immune system that causes the body to grow skin cells faster than normal.  
    • That Skin Rash Might be Psoriasis!
    • Psoriasis
  • Rosacea
    • A common lasting skin condition that causes patch redness and sometime pimples on the cheeks, forehead, nose and chin.
    • Learn more about Rosacea
  • Shingles
    • A viral infection that causes a painful rash.  Shingles is caused by the varicella-zoster virus which is the same virus that causes chickenpox.  
    • Could It Be Shingles?
  • Seborrheic Keratoses
    • Common benign skin growths that start as small rough bumps but can slowly thicken.  Most often appear in middle aged and older adults.  
  • Seborrheic Dermatitis
    • An  inflammatory skin disorder that typically presents with itchy, scaly, flaky and red skin.  Affects the scalp, face and torso.
  • Scabies
    • People get scabies when a mite burrows into the top layer of skin to live and feed. When the skin reacts to the mite, an extremely itchy rash develops called scabies.
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
    • The second most common form of skin cancer. It arises from the superficial layers of the skin and is directly related to cumulative sun exposure.
    • Learn more about Skin Cancer Treatments 
  • Tinea Versicolor
    • A skin disease that occurs when the yeast on our skin grows out of control.
  • Vitiligo
    • Vitiligo causes the skin to lose color and patches of lighter skin appear.
  • Warts

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