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Livedo Reticularis

Livedo reticularis (LR) is a bluish-purple discoloration that presents with a net-like pattern on the skin of the arms, legs, buttocks, or back. Livedo reticularis can be classified as Idiopathic (ILR), which usually disappears with rewarming of the skin, or as Secondary or Symptomatic (SLR), which is a manifestation on the skin of more serious…

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Raynaud Phenomenon

Raynaud phenomenon (RP) occurs when our body experiences an exaggerated response to exposure to cold or stress, presenting with well-demarcated color changes on the fingers or toes, that can vary from white, to blue, to red. Raynaud phenomenon can present as an episodic attack or as persistent or repeated vasospasm. On an episodic attack, the…

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Granuloma Annulare

Granuloma Annulare (GA) is a benign skin condition that may affect children or adults, and is more prevalent in females than in males. This disorder is usually self-limiting, and its cause is not completely understood. GA is sometimes associated with diabetes or malignancy, especially when found in older adults.   GA can present in different…

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Impetigo is a bacterial skin infection that typically presents as red bumps on the face or body, which eventually form blisters that burst and scab, creating a distinctive honey-colored crust. It usually starts when bacteria enter healthy skin through any small opening, like a scrape, cut, or bug bite. The most common types of bacteria…

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Seborrhea on the Scalp

Seborrhea on the scalp is a chronic and relapsing form of dermatitis, with variable severity, that frequently occurs in children and adults. It is estimated that seborrhea may affect about 3% of the population, being more prevalent among men than women, and worse during periods of stress and cold weather. Dandruff is the most common…

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Actinic Cheilitis,

Actinic cheilitis, also known as solar cheilitis, is a premalignant condition of the lip caused by chronic sun exposure. It has a higher risk of progression to skin cancer than actinic keratosis, which is the premalignant solar damage to the skin. Therefore, once actinic cheilitis is diagnosed, it is important to maintain strict sun protection,…

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Hyperhidrosis is a common condition that presents with excessive production of sweat, in amounts greater than normally needed to control body heat. Hyperhidrosis usually affects the axillae, palms, and soles, but it may also affect other areas of the body like the face, scalp, groin and under the breasts. Symptoms of hyperhidrosis commonly start at…

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Hidradenitis Suppurativa

Hidradenitis suppurativa, also known as “HS”, is a chronic inflammatory skin condition that causes red, swollen, and painful bumps, usually in places where the skin rubs together like on the armpits, on or under the breasts, groin, thighs, buttocks, and perianal area. HS presents with nodules and abscesses that can cause pain, bad odor, and…

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Shingles, or Herpes Zoster, is an acute infection associated with the reactivation of the Varicella Zoster Virus (also known as chickenpox). It usually appears as a painful rash that presents as a band on the skin. Although it can present on people of all ages, it is more common among individuals fifty and older. Shingles…

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Our Doctors

Badia - Dermatologist and Pediatrician in Fort Myers, FL

Anais Aurora Badia MD, D.O, F.A.A.D

Board-Certified Dermatologist and Pediatric Dermatologist
Vedvyas - Dermatologist and Mohs surgeon in Fort Myers, FL

Chetan Vedvyas, M.D., F.A.A.D.

Fellowship-Trained Mohs Surgeon & Board-Certified Dermatologist
Basile - Plastic Surgeon in Fort Myers, FL

Andrea Basile, M.D.

Board-Certified Plastic Surgeon
Wilentz - Dermatopathologist in Fort Myers, FL

Robb E. Wilentz, M.D.

Board-Certified Anatomic Pathologist & Dermatopathologist
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