Atopic Dermatitis / Eczema
Atopic Dermatitis is a chronic skin condition that causes dry, itching and inflamed skin. The rash of Atopic Dermatitis comes and goes. The severe itching and irritation during flare-ups can be extremely bothersome. Adults with Atopic Dermatitis tend to have the rash localized to specific areas, particularly the hands, feet, eyelids, back of the knees and insides of elbows. However, the skin elsewhere on the body may feel dry an prone to itching.
Hidradenitis suppurativa (HS) is a chronic inflammatory skin condition that may be caused by malfunctions in the body’s immune system. It might start with small, pimple-like bumps or boils that show up on or under your skin, and can progress to painful abscesses that may eventually burst or rupture and cause scarring.
Psoriasis is a chronic skin disorder that causes red, scaly patches on the limbs, trunk, scalp and other parts of the body. It is not contagious. The rash of psoriasis goes though cycles of improving and worsening. The scaling and unpleasant appearance of psoriasis can cause embarrassment and be a significant source of anxiety or depression.
Actinic Keratosis - Pre skin cancers
Actinic Keratoses are dry, scaly patches that forms on sun exposed areas of the skin, including the scalp, face, forearms and back of the hands. Actinic Keratoses are usually scaly, fell like sandpaper to the touch and range from skin-toned to reddish-browns. They are considered precancerous by many physicians and have the potential to become type of skin cancer called squamous cell carcinoma. Fortunately they are treatable when detected in the early stages.
Acne is a very common skin problem that shows up as outbreaks of bumps called pimples or zits. Acne usually appears on the face, neck, back, chest, and shoulders. Acne can be a source of emotional distress, and severe cases can lead to permanent acne scars. Acne in teenagers is very common because the surging hormone levels associated with puberty. Acne in adults is also very common, especially among women.
Rosacea is a chronic and potentially life-disruptive disorder primary of the facial skin, often characterized by flare-ups and remissions. Manny have observed that it typically begins any time after age 30 as a redness on the cheeks, nose, chin or forehead. Individuals with fair skin who tend to flush or blush easily are believed to be greatest risk. While there is no cure for rosacea and the cause is unknown, medical therapy is available to control signs and symptoms.