National Healthy Skin Month: Five Reasons to See a Dermatologist

It’s Important To Take Care of Your Body (Image Source: Shutterstock)

You Probably Have One of These Common Skin Conditions

One in four people in the U.S. have a skin disease, according to a 2016 report by the AAD. Skin conditions are prevalent due to a number of factors, such as pathogens, poor diet and hygiene practices, exposure to irritants, and genetics. Any substance that clogs your pores or irritates and inflames your skin can cause skin problems. This National Healthy Skin Month, try to find out what triggers you’re being exposed to and stay away from them. Also, educate yourself on skin cancer and its causes; you’ll be surprised how easy it is to avoid. Your skin requires maintenance but overdoing it might actually harm it. Instead of trying a hundred beauty tips in three days, stick to a few important ones.

Acne is The Most Widespread Skin Condition. (Image Source: Shutterstock)

The Importance of Regular Visits to a Dermatologist

The aforementioned skin conditions might seem harmless on the surface, but they can damage your self-esteem. You might not even realize that these problems are holding you back from fully being yourself. To be more confident, taking care of your skin goes a long way. It shows that you take time out for your well-being and know your priorities. But if you already put in the effort and see no results, it’s time you see a professional. A visit to a dermatologist will benefit you in the following ways:

A Visit To a Dermatologist Will Benefit You. (Image Source: Shutterstock)
  1. Prevent balding. Only a dermatologist can tell you why you have a bald spot and what you can do about it. According to your condition, your dermatologist will suggest treatment, therapy, and lifestyle changes, all of which contribute to the prevention of balding.
  2. Slow down aging. Wrinkles are a sign of aging, among other things. And you can easily slow down their appearance by having regular check-ups with your dermatologist. National Healthy Skin Month is the perfect time to pay a dermatologist a visit and rejuvenate your skin.
  3. Prevent infections from getting worse. Infections can spread and cause other problems. To stop them from wreaking havoc inside and outside your body, you have to get them treated ASAP. There’s also the risk of spreading contagion. Your germs might pass to someone else. And you don’t want that.
  4. Relief from skin conditions. A pimple can pop up any time, like before your graduation ceremony or wedding day. A dermatologist can help you treat it quickly. If you have more serious skin conditions such as eczema, they can create a treatment plan for that too.

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You can’t achieve healthy skin overnight. Anyone who promises you otherwise needs to be avoided. There are no instant acne treatments, no permanent quick-fixes, and the temporary ones should be used carefully after consulting your dermatologist. Lifestyle changes are also part of the skin improvement process. So don’t neglect your physical and mental health while caring for your skin. Also, don’t touch your face too much, especially with dirty hands. Protect yourself from the sun and all other direct sources of heat such as heaters and fireplaces. You need to actively work on your skin’s improvement rather than just slathering a bunch of products on your face.

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Conclusion

National Healthy Skin Month serves as a wake-up call for everyone who has been putting off or neglecting their skincare routine. While skincare conditions like acne and rosacea are temporary, they can still hinder you from doing your best. Both temporary and permanent skin issues like eczema call for a visit to the dermatologist. National Healthy Skin Month is celebrated in November, right before the harsh winter season sets in and dries out your skin into a wrinkled mess. Now is the perfect time for you to prepare and ask your dermatologist for recommendations.

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