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Bed Bugs

Treatment options 

Bed Bugs (Cimex lectularius) are insects that infest old furniture, box springs, mattresses and bedding. They come out at night and seek human blood like mosquitos. As a result, skin reactions to the bites are usually found in the mornings on skin not covered by sleepwear. The rash appears as grouped, itchy, red or purple bumps, hives or even blisters. Because some people are not sensitive to the bed bugs, not everyone who is exposed gets the same skin reaction.

In urban areas like New York City, bedbugs have become so common that they are no longer associated with poor hygiene. If you suspect you have an infestation, you should check your bed in the middle of the night using a flashlight. Be sure to inspect all folds, seams and corner of your sheets, blankets, mattress and box spring. Bedbugs are 5-7 mm brown insects with a flat bottom and can be seen easily by the naked eye. If you find them, you must call an exterminator immediately. In the meantime, your dermatologist can prescribe topical corticosteroids to help with the symptoms.

 

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Psoriasis

Psoriasis is a chronic skin disorder characterized by raised lesions with silvery scale that most often occur on the scalp, elbows, knees and lower back. It can range from a very mild, hardly noticeable rash to a severe eruption that covers large areas of the body.

 

Acne

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SOHO
73 Spring Street #303 New York, NY 10012

73 Spring Street #303
New York, NY 10012

Monday – Friday: 9am – 8pm

TRIBECA
95 Chambers Street New York, NY 10007

95 Chambers Street
New York, NY 10007

Mon, Tues, Wed & Fri: 8am-8pm

Thurs: 9am-5pm

UPTOWN
4 West 58th street, 13th Floor New York, NY 10019

4 West 58th street, 13th Floor

New York, NY 10019

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