Rebecca Bryant is a medical writer based in Fayetteville, Arkansas
Topical antibiotics: Routine use can boost risk of allergic contact dermatitisFebruary 1st 2009
Dermatologists have been trained to squeeze topical antibiotics on the simplest of cuts and excisions. Because of allergic reactions and considering the efficacy of an alternative - plain petroleum jelly - dermatologists must revamp their thinking.
Management beyond corticosteriods starts with assessing risk to skin, reducing sun exposureJanuary 1st 2003
Paris - Treatment for dermatomyositis (DM) begins with sun avoidance and sun-protective measures, Jeffrey P. Callen, M.D., said at the World Congress of Dermatology. "The first line of therapy is to recognize that the patient is photosensitive."