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- Acne (pimples)
Acne (acne vulgaris, common acne) is a disease of the hair follicles of the face, chest, and back that affects almost all teenagers during puberty -- the only exception being members of a few primitive Neolithic tribes living in isolation. It is not caused by bacteria, although bacteria play a role in its development. It is not unusual for some women to develop acne in their mid- to late-20s.
Acne appears on the skin as... Read More
- Heat rash
Several over-the-counter or prescription medications are used to treat heat rash also known as prickly heat, sweat rash, or miliaria rubra.Ointments: Ointments like calamine lotions are recommended to treat the symptoms of heat rash, since calamine lotions have a number of benefits for the skin, partly because it contains zinc oxide. It helps treat heat rash by soothing itchiness. Take some calamine lotion in a cot Read More
- Hidradenitis suppurativa
Hidradenitis suppurativa commonly occurs around hair follicles with many oil and sweat glands, such as in the armpits, groin and anal area. It may also occur where skin rubs together, such as the inner thighs, under the breasts and between the buttocks. Hidradenitis suppurativa can affect one spot or multiple areas of the body.
Signs and symptoms of hidradenitis suppurativa include:
Blackheads. Small pit Read More
- Lichen urticatus
Lichen Urticatus is the most common childhood skin condition. It is distinguished by itchy and irritating red blotches or hives.It is caused by a hypersensitive allergic reaction to insect bites, drugs, food, plants, and prolonged sun exposure.Hives are characterized by raised red splotches that itch or burn and can range in size from small dots to large patches covering multiple areas of your body at the Read More
- Sebaceous cyst
Commonly found on the face, neck, upper back, and chest, sebaceous cysts are small lump or bump under the skin. If the condition starts to get worse, it is advisable to consult a doctor. Regular checkups are encouraged to keep it from spreading and causing infection.Risk factorsA sebaceous cyst could result in the following: -Unfavorable effects of treatment- There are no permanent effects o Read More
- Weber-christian disease
Weber-Christian disease facts
Weber-Christian disease is an uncommon inflammatory condition of the fatty tissues of the body.
It's a disease of unknown cause.
It most commonly affects the thighs and legs of women.
It's difficult to treat and may heal with permanent scars.
What is Weber-Christian disease?
Weber-Christian disease is an uncommon inflammatory disease of the Read More