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Conditions we treat

VCU Health Dermatology provides specialty care for the diagnosis and treatment of the skin, hair, nails and mucous membranes. Because many common skin problems can be managed by a primary care provider, we offer Web-based recommendations for the management of common adult and pediatric skin problems such as acne, eczema, warts, seborrheic keratosis and skin tags.

Below, each condition links to information provided by the American Academy of Dermatology which describes many of the conditions treated by our dermatologists.


Actinic keratosis

Basal cell carcinoma

Contact dermatitis

Dry skin (xerosis)


Hair loss (alopecia)

Hidradenitis suppurativa (HS)

Information provided by The Hidradenitis Suppurativa Foundation, Inc. (HSF).

Urticaria (hives)

Hyperhidrosis (excessive sweating)


Moles (nevus)

Molluscum contagiosum

Nail grooming and cosmetics psoriasis



Seborrheic keratoses

Shingles (herpes zoster)

Skin cancer

Squamous cell carcinoma

In addition to the conditions listed above, we also treat the following conditions:

  • Athletes foot
  • Blistering diseases
  • Folliculitis
  • Fungus of the nails (tinea unguium)
  • Granuloma annulare
  • Herpes simplex
  • Insect bites
  • Itchy skin (pruritus)
  • Rash
  • Ringworm (tinea corporis)