How to recognise skin concerns, conditions and infections.

How to recognise skin concerns, conditions and infections.

Skin discolorations:

  • Red Birthmarks, Haemangiomas – Your skin birthmarks are coloured skin spots that either are present at birth or develop shortly after birth. Birthmarks can be many different colours, including brown, tan, black, pale blue, pink, white, red, or purple.
  • Moles, Freckles, and Skin Tags – There are several skin lesions that are very common and benign (non-cancerous). These conditions include moles, freckles, skin tags, benign lentigines, and seborrheic keratoses.

Acute Skin Problems:

  • Many skin problems are temporary and can be treated with medications or simply with time.
  • Most common acute skin problems include- plantar warts, palmer warts, blisters, corns, calluses sunburn, pustules, papules, skin rashes and many more.

Chronic Skin Problems:

  • Chronic skin conditions typically aren’t curable, but they can be managed using drugs and by paying close attention to your lifestyle. Learn more about symptoms, treatments, and ways to feel better.
  • Most common chronic skin conditions include- Eczema, Psoriasis, Acne and Rosacea.

Skin Infections:

  • There are 3 different types of skin infections bacterial, fungal, and viral.
  • The most common bacterial skin infections- Impetigo, cellists, boils and more.
  • The most common fungal infections- fungal nail, ringworm, athletes foot and more.
  •  The most common viral infections – Molluscum contagiosum, shingles, chicken pox and more.




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