Michael Lehrer, MDMedical Reviewer
Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Dermatology, University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, Philadelphia. Medical reviewer for the VeriMed Healthcare Network.
Latest by Michael Lehrer, MD
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A top eczema doctor shares his tips on how to have fun in the great outdoors and minimize itchy flares.
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