Teenage acne is common but that doesn’t mean the condition should be ignored. Mostly aggravated by the abrupt arrival of new hormones that stimulate the
Psoriasis is an immune-mediated disease that causes raised, red, scaly patches to appear on the skin, especially the elbows, knees and scalp. Scientists do not
Eczema, also known as Atopic Dermatitis, is known as the “itch that rashes.” Between 10-20% of people in the world are affected and, in most
Rashes, blisters and itching can be from a common conditions such as eczema, psoriasis, or allergic contact dermatitis. However, your condition could be a more
Melanoma is cancer of the pigmented cells found in a mole. Melanoma is thought to be due to genetics, excessive sun exposure, tanning booths, and
Hives are an inflammation of the skin that are identified by their pink or red tones and itchiness. Hives look different from person to person,
Skin cancer is one of the most common types of cancer. There are 3 main types of skin cancer: basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma
A mole is a pigmented spot on the outer layer of the skin. Moles are produced when cells called melanocytes cluster with tissue. Melanocytes are
Warts are caused by a viral infection in the top layer of the skin. Warts are contagious and can be passed from person to person.
Scabies is a skin condition caused by mites that burrow into the skin and lay eggs. Mites are not visible on the skin and go
Skin tags are benign lesions commonly found in skin folds such as the neck. They can be removed if they become irritating or for cosmetic
Discovering any lump can be unsettling. Often detected during middle age, lipomas are fairly common fatty lumps that can be found anywhere on the body.
Cysts are non-cancerous, located under the skin and can be filled with fluid, pus, or other material. are common on the skin and can appear
Keloid scars are firm, smooth, hard growths due to spontaneous scar formation. They may arise soon after an injury or develop months later. Keloids may
Actinic keratosis (AKs) are precancerous skin lesions that if left untreated may evolve into squamous cell carcinomas. Typically, they occur in fair-skinned individuals after the
Hair loss is medically known as alopecia. Everyone loses hair. It can be normal to lose about 50 to 100 strands of hair every day.
Hyperhidrosis is the condition characterized by abnormally increased perspiration. Hyperhidrosis can either be generalized or localized to specific parts of the body, such as the
Hemangiomas are a proliferation of blood vessels. Hemangiomas can come from genetics, sun exposure, trauma or for no apparent reason. Small hemangiomas called cherry angiomas
Contact dermatitis refers to a reaction of the skin to something that comes into contact with the skin. When a skin rash occurs due to