Archive for the 'Skin Diseases & Conditions' Category

Rosacea

Tuesday, June 14th, 2011

Rosacea is a type of inflammatory disorder which is chronic where the central areas of the face turns red most likely because of enlarged blood vessels under the skin. In some cases, Rosacea resembles acne (it was at one point known as adult acne or acne rosacea). The absence of either white heads or blackheads [...]

Acne

Saturday, May 14th, 2011

Acne is a chronic skin disease caused by inflammation of the sebaceous (oil) glands in the skin hair follicles, which produces skin blemishes. The pimples usually occur on the back, neck, face, chest, and shoulders. People with acne usually have different types of blemishes, such as white bumps, white-heads, which appear on the skin as [...]

Keratosis Pilaris

Thursday, March 31st, 2011

Keratosis Pilaris is a disorder, where dead cells shed from the skin’s upper layer and create plugs that fill hair follicle openings. The plugs result in pointed, small pimples to break out, usually, on the buttocks, thighs, and upper arms. The face can also break, especially, in children. Individuals, who have Keratosis Pilaris, are most [...]

Pityriasis Rosea

Thursday, March 31st, 2011

Pityriasis Rosea is a mild medical condition that resultsĀ  in inflamed, rose-colored, scaly skin. Pityriasis Rosea is probably resulted from infectious agents, although, non of them had been identified. It may progress at any age, but it is most likely to occur in young adults. Pityriasis Rosea usually appears during fall or spring. The disease [...]

Sebaceous Cysts

Tuesday, March 29th, 2011

Sebaceous Cysts (also called Keratinous Cysts) are a slow-growing bumps, consisting of skin excretions, dead skin and other particles of the skin. Such cysts can be tiny and may appear anywhere, most likely, in the scrotum, back, face, ear, or scalp. Sebaceous Cysts tend to be firm and easy to move within the person’s skin. [...]

Perioral Dermatitis

Tuesday, March 29th, 2011

Perioral Dermatitis is a red, frequently bumpy rash that appears around the chin and mouth. Perioral Dermatitis can look like Rosacea or Acne. However, the normal part of the skin usually separates the lips, edge from the rash. A Corticosteroid and certain oily cosmetics, particularly, moisturizers, tend to result in Perioral Dermatitis or worsen the [...]

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