Skin diseases articles

8 Causes of Red Spots on Skin Itchy We call rash the appearance of one or more red blotchy rash. The rash may be asymptomatic, but in most cases, is accompanied by other symptoms such as itching, fever or local pain.
Skin diseases   Article saved: 28 October 2014
Atopic dermatitis in cubital fossa
Atopic Dermatitis - Symptoms and Treatment Atopic dermatitis, also known as atopic eczema is a common skin problem in infants and children, but can also affect adults.
Skin diseases   Article saved: 27 April 2016
Cellulite - Causes and Treatment Cellulite, those unwanted irregularities in the skin that provide an appearance similar to orange peel, is called in medicine hydrolipodystrophy gynoid.
Skin diseases   Article saved: 11 September 2013
Common Warts and Genital Warts Warts are small benign tumors that appear on the skin caused by infection by the human papillomavirus (HPV), the same virus that usually causes cancer of the cervix, anus or penis. Although they are caused by the same type of virus, warts and cancers in the sex organs usually originate in distinct subtypes of HPV.
Skin diseases   Article saved: 27 August 2018
Diaper dermatitis
Diaper Dermatitis - Causes, Prevention and Treatment The diaper dermatitis, popularly called roasting, is a baby skin irritation, which appears in the areas covered by the diaper, usually by prolonged contact with feces or urine. The diaper dermatitis is a very common phenomenon and does not necessarily indicate parental neglect with baby hygiene.
Skin diseases   Article saved: 30 June 2016
Erysipelas and Cellulite - Symptoms, Causes and Treatment Erysipelas and cellulitis are two infections with similar characteristics that develop when bacteria can overcome the skin barrier, invading and infecting the subcutaneous tissues.
Skin diseases   Article saved: 05 April 2018
How to Stop Dandruff Dandruff is a very common problem, characterized by itching and peeling of the skin in the region of the scalp. Although dandruff is neither contagious nor severe, its presence can be embarrassing and sometimes difficult to treat. Although poorly seen, dandruff is not necessarily a sign of lack of personal hygiene.
Skin diseases   Article saved: 03 December 2017
Melasma - Symptoms, Causes and Treatment Melasma, also called chloasma, is a type of brownish spot that appears on areas exposed to the sun, especially on the face.
Skin diseases   Article saved: 31 July 2018
Sweat glands
Miliaria - Causes and Treatment The miliaria, popularly known as prickly heat, is a skin eruption characterized by the appearance of small bubbles, which can be light or reddish. The rash is a common dermatitis, particularly in children and infants, and is caused by obstruction of the ducts of the glands that produce sweat.
Skin diseases   Article saved: 02 December 2015
Pilonidal cyst
Pilonidal Cyst - Causes, Symptoms and Surgery The pilonidal cyst, also called a pilonidal abscess, is an injury that usually occurs in the upper part of the fold that divides the buttocks just above the anus.
Skin diseases   Article saved: 10 June 2017
Pityriasis Rosea
Pityriasis Rosea - Symptoms and Treatment Pityriasis rosea is a relatively common skin rash that causes a rash characterized by reddish or pink patches that cause intense itching. Their causes are not fully understood but it is believed that the disease has a viral origin.
Skin diseases   Article saved: 06 December 2014
Rosacea - Causes and Treatment Rosacea is an inflammatory skin disease, chronic, incurable and primarily affects adults. Women are more affected, but it is in men the disease is usually more severe. Rosacea causes redness on the face and can produce small pustules, similar to acne, there also be called by some acne rosacea. If not treated properly, the disease tends to worsen over time.
Skin diseases   Article saved: 06 February 2017
Seborrheic dermatitis
Seborrheic Dermatitis - Symptoms and Treatment Seborrheic dermatitis, also known as seborrheic eczema, is a common skin disease and non-serious. This form of dermatitis is a chronic inflammation that occurs in skin areas that contain large numbers of sebaceous glands.
Skin diseases   Article saved: 23 October 2016
Stevens-Johnson syndrome and toxic epidermal necrolysis
Stevens-Johnson Syndrome and Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis Stevens-Johnson syndrome and toxic epidermal necrolysis (also known as Lyell's syndrome) are two similar diseases that occur due to a serious immune reaction, usually after the use of certain medications. Both are a kind of severe allergic reaction.
Skin diseases   Article saved: 23 November 2017
Stretch marks
Stretch Marks - Causes and Treatment Stretch marks are skin lesions in the form of lines that occur due to hormonal factors and a rapid growth or weight gain. These scars are very common and do not cause any significant medical problems, but can be cause for aesthetic concern for some people.
Skin diseases   Article saved: 07 March 2018
Sunblock creams
Sunblock Cream - What the Best Options? Photoprotection means protecting yourself from the sun. Most people believe that sunscreen (or sunscreen or sunblock) is enough to give us that protection, but that's not true, sunscreen is not synonymous with sun protection.
Skin diseases   Article saved: 05 February 2018
Tinea versicolor
Tinea Versicolor - White Cloth The PV is a very common skin mycosis caused by the fungus Malassezia genus. The PV is also known by the names spleen cloth, beach ringworm or tinea versicolor.
Skin diseases   Article saved: 09 December 2015
Keloid and hypertrophic scar
Treatment of Keloid and Hypertrophic Scar The keloid is an unusual and aesthetically undesirable as healing of skin, characterized by being a exuberant scar thick, with raised and reddish color. The term keloid is of Greek origin and means something like "tumor aspect." The name is quite appropriate, since the keloid is even a benign tumor.
Skin diseases   Article saved: 05 March 2016
Vitiligo symptoms
Vitiligo - Causes, Symptoms and Treatment Vitiligo is a disease that affects about 1% of the world population and causes progressive depigmentation of the skin, reaching all ethnicities, being, however, clinically more evident when it occurs in people with darker skin. In this text we will address the causes and current treatment options for vitiligo.
Skin diseases   Article saved: 06 January 2018
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