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Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs) Seen By Dermatologists

Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs) Seen By Dermatologists

STDs are commonly contracted through intimate contact with an infected person. However, one can also contract an STD during pregnancy, childbirth, needles, or blood transfusions. More than half of the population will have some type of STD at some point in their lives....
It’s OK to Demand to See a Physician Who is Board-Certified in Their Respective Field

It’s OK to Demand to See a Physician Who is Board-Certified in Their Respective Field

Physician Dr. Dupati is a Board Certified in Dermatology My family members and friends have had innumerable experiences where they go to a medical office to see a physician, but then are only seen by a non physician provider. Understandably irate, when they ask to see...
There are So Many Skin Care Products!

There are So Many Skin Care Products!

Over the Counter Skin Care Products Not a clinic day goes by where I don’t see a patient who has come to me for treatment after spending hundreds to thousands of dollars on over the counter product for their skin needs. They often bring a bag filled with these...
Get Your Moles Checked Every Year

Get Your Moles Checked Every Year

Moles, also known as melanocytic nevi, are found on all people. So what exactly are moles? Moles are a collection of skin cells known as melanocytes that form together in clumps. These cells then create pigment that gives color to moles. Some people have a few...
Can Psoriasis Be Treated?

Can Psoriasis Be Treated?

Psoriasis is a primarily genetic, chronic, auto-immune skin disease where affected individuals present with red plaques and silvery scales. Psoriasis is NOT contagious and is a result of an aberrantly functioning immune system. Psoriasis typically affects the scalp,...