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Saturday, 22 January 2022

What is Accutane?

What is Accutane?

Isotretinoin, widely known as Accutane or Epuris, is a very efficient drug to treat the most severe forms of acne. It is a vitamin A analogue available as tablets.

How does it...

Tuesday, 18 January 2022

Winter and dry skin...

Does your skin feel like a grape during the winter?

Here are some tips from our experts on how to treat dry skin.

With these few tips, your skin should improve quickly.

However, if you still have symptoms of itching, burning or discomfort, it would be wise to consult a dermatologist.

Tuesday, 11 January 2022

SOS : My baby’s head is all crusty

Dre. Emilie Bourgeault

What are those yellow flakes that cover my baby’s scalp? Is it a serious condition? Is there something I can do?

This article was prepared in collaboration with Marie Fortier, a nurse who specializes in pre- and post-natal care,...

What is the cause?

The cause of cradle cap includes an overproduction of sebum (fat secretions) by the sebaceous glands of the skin and a contamination of these areas by Malassezia, a benign microscopic...

For any questions related to your personal situation, you can ask advice from our certified dermatologists at dermago.ca.

This article is adapted from a post written in collaboration with...

Wednesday, 05 January 2022

Pregnancy and Pigmentation Changes

Dre Emilie Bourgeault

Many pregnant women will have questions regarding their skin and it is perfectly normal. Pregnancy is indeed a period of intense hormonal change that can lead to skin, hair and nail alterations. Most of these changes are normal and...

What is hyperpigmentation?

Hyperpigmentation, or darkening of certain areas of the skin, is present in 85-90% of pregnant women. Most pregnant women notice a darker color on skin areas that are...

What to do during pregnancy?

  • Apply sunscreen FPS 45 or more daily, especially to prevent pregnancy mask. Rain or shine, summer or winter, it is important to wear sun protection every...

Tuesday, 28 December 2021

Antiperspirants

During her recent guest appearance on the Aventures du Pharmachien, dermatologist and founder of dermago, Dr. Emilie Bourgeault, demystified perspiration and the use of antiperspirants with Pharmachien Olivier...

Which antiperspirant should I use?

For most people, the products sold on the market are effective, it only remains to choose the desired aroma.  Natural antiperspirants can be used if they are suitable for you and do not...

Tuesday, 21 December 2021

The holiday season and its many meals

Dr. Marc-André Doré

The holiday season is upon us. The meat pie, the turkey, the alcohol, the desserts, it's time to enjoy ourselves! But what about the impact on our skin?

The skin comes into contact with various factors, many factors since...

Dairy products can cause acne and inflammation

The studies on the subject are multiplying over the years, and it is rather difficult to make sense of them.  It would seem that a diet high in carbohydrates and a...

Be aware that diet does not cure acne, however, and medical treatment will be necessary in the most severe cases. 

But before you spend several dollars on little jars of cream, make sure you stock your grocery cart!

Saturday, 18 December 2021

Six questions to shed light on dermatology online

Dre Emilie Bourgeault

Telemedicine is now part of the daily life of Quebec families. But how effective is this practice? D re Émilie Bourgeault, dermatologist at dermago.ca, gives us her point of view. 

This innovative practice has many benefits for...

Thursday, 16 December 2021

10 myths et legends about the skin

MĂ©lissa Desjardins, URBANIA

URBANIA and Dermago unite to debunk various myths about skin care.

To help you decide between true and false, we therefore consulted a skin specialist, who shared his wisdom on 10 common myths: Dr....

Wednesday, 15 December 2021

8 skin problems often encountered in toddlers

Dre Emilie Bourgeault

Children's skin is often a source of anxiety for new parents who are worried about the health of their little one. A few pimples, a small bump, or even redness and itching: it doesn't take much to make the child (and his...

Saturday, 11 December 2021

Acne scars

Acne is one of the most common skin problems. Secondary acne scarring is very frequent and despite appropriate medical treatment, it can affect up to 95% of patients. One third of acne patients can show severe scarring.

Acne...

Wednesday, 08 December 2021

Hairloss: different types, different solutions

Hair loss (alopecia) may be localized (e.g. scalp area) or diffuse (spread out) and can be divided into 2 main types: scarring and non-scarring. In scarring alopecia, the hair loss is likely to be permanent...

Non-scarring hairloss causes

1.Telogen effluvium

This type of alopecia is often associated with a specific event involving physical or psychological stress, such as pregnancy and delivery.

Hair’s...

Monday, 06 December 2021

What is rosacea?

Rosacea is a skin disorder affecting the central part of the face and whose symptoms include redness, dryness, pimples and sometimes even pain.

What are the usual treatments?

Dermatologists normally...

For any questions related to your personal situation, you can ask advice from our certified dermatologists at dermago.ca.

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