Category Archives: Medical Services

Moles (Nevi) - Swansea, IL

Moles are Usually Harmless

In the Midwest, we’re familiar with moles tunneling about under our lawns, leaving those telltale raised paths. You may be less familiar with the moles on your skin. Human skin tends to grow various skin lesions: moles, freckles, skin tags, benign lentigines, and seborrheic keratoses. While the vast majority of moles are harmless (unlike the […]


Shingles Swansea, IL

The Pain that is Shingles

While it’s bad enough to be told your roof is too old and you need new shingles, it’s worse to be told you have the varicella-zoster virus, aka “shingles.” Shingles is a skin disease that can be exceedingly painful. If you had chicken pox when you were little, you could get shingles when you’re older. […]


Acne Swansea, IL

Acne — the Four-Letter Word for a Teen

Do you have a confident teenager? That confidence can quickly vanish when they see the beginnings of a breakout on their face. The next sound you could hear is the closing of a bedroom door that could stay closed until the breakout runs its course. Acne is the bane of pretty much every teenager. But […]


Musick Dermatology & Advanced Clinical Spa

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