Dr. Cole Marie Fulwider M.D.
Dermatologist3772 Katella Ave. Suite 206 Los Alamitos CA, 90720
Dr. Cole Fulwider is a dermatologist practicing in Los Alamitos, CA. Dr. Fulwider specializes in skin care. Dermatologists evaluate and manage both common and uncommon skin conditions. These conditions include acne, psoriasis, warts, skin infections, atopic dermatitis, herpes simplex and more. Dermatologists are also experts in more complex skin diseases like impetigo, hidradenitis and milaria. Dr. Fulwider diagnoses skin problems and develops unique treatments plans for each individual patient.
Education and Training
Univ Of Ca- Irvine- Ca Coll Of Med- Irvine Ca 1977
University of California 1977
DermatologyAmerican Board of DermatologyABD
Dr. Cole Marie Fulwider M.D.'s Expert Contributions
It is usually very safe, especially if the hair is dark and the skin is light. Many offices do not charge for a consultation. READ MORE
Causes of darkening: Pressure, like leaning on a desk Friction, from scarves or jewelry Insulin resistance in an overweight person Post inflammation excitation of pigment cells, like following a rash from creams or perfumes Contact with psoralen from limes, lemons Excess sun in those areas READ MORE
If the problem is acne brown spots, finacea by prescription, will cause overactive pigment production to decrease, lightening the darks areas from old acne blemishes. It can make the skin a little dry, though. READ MORE
Regarding acne scar: Make sure acne is in control. Flat, pink/red/purple areas can be lasered to help normalize color. Dented areas can be leveled with filler. Tiny “ice pick” scars can be ameliorated with fractionated laser. Really significant scarring can be treated with dermabrasion. So, yes, there are many things to do to help acne scarring. Cole Fulwider, MD READ MORE
- Actinic Keratosis
- Skin Cancer
- Contact Dermatitis
- Seborrheic Keratosis
- University of California, Los Angeles
Professional Society Memberships
- American Society for Mohs Surgery
Hobbies / Sports
- Surfing, Artist, Musical Group, Gardening
Favorite professional publications
- Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology
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Patient Experience with Dr. Fulwider
- What Are Comedones?
What are Comedones?Comedones refer to skin bumps, which are a result of clogged pores. A single bump or lesion is called a comedo. Skin pores can be fully or partially blocked and often lead to the formation of whiteheads and blackheads. Mild acne involves the presence of whiteheads and blackheads,...
- 5 Facts You Never Knew About Genital Herpes
Genital herpes is one of the most common sexually transmitted infections (STI) in the United States that mostly affects people between 14 and 49. It occurs as a result of infection with both types of herpes simplex virus (HSV)-HSV1 and HSV2. However, most people with genital herpes are infected with...
- How to Avoid Dark Circles Under Your Eyes
Whether you are beauty conscious or not, dark circles under your eyes is a concern. These dark marks are sure to take away the fresh look from the face. It may even make you look ill. One of the most common causes of darkness under the eyes is the presence of excessive fluid beneath the soft skin...
- What Causes Acne?
Acne is an illness that affects the oil glands present on the skin. It develops when the hair follicles get blocked. Sebaceous glands refer to the tiny glands located near the skin’s surface. They’re attached to the hair follicles, which are tiny pores on your skin whereby your hairs grow out...
- Treatments for Ingrown Hairs
Ingrown hairs hide in raised mounds of inflamed follicles appearing externally as acne, like reddish protrusions or sacs with transparent tips filled with pus and blood. They are painful to touch and create a burning sensation on the affected skin. You see them on your face, neck, pubic area, legs...
- Is Heat Rash Preventable?
Heat rash is a condition of the skin that causes rashes. Heat rash is also referred to as miliaria or prickly heat. The condition is mostly caused excess sweating. This is mostly brought about by staying in areas with a lot of heat. Miliaria is known to affect most children. It affects all ages...
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