Skin Diseases: Facts & Information Document List

This page contains the full list of articles and documents from the Disabled World Skin Conditions category.

Publication List:

June is Scleroderma Awareness Month
The campaign theme touches on the difficulty of the word and the gravity of scleroderma, a rare disease with no known cause or cure - Published: 2016-06-02
Dark Spots on Face Pollution Related
Study shows link between traffic-related air pollution and air pollution associated gases with formation of dark spots on the skin called lentigines - Published: 2016-02-08
Winter and Dry, Cracked & Scaly Skin Conditions
Information regarding dry skin including prevention, treatment options and types of moisturizers - Published: 2015-11-13
Stevens-Johnson Syndrome: Symptoms, Causes & Treatment
Information regarding Stevens-Johnson syndrome, a disorder of the skin and mucous membranes - usually a reaction to medication or an infection - Published: 2015-10-06
Xeroderma Pigmentosum: Causes, Risks & Screening
Information regarding Xeroderma pigmentosum, a condition characterized by extreme sensitivity to the sun, leading to high risk of skin cancer - Published: 2015-08-19
Hidradenitis Suppurativa: Acne Inversa - Causes, Symptoms & Treatment
Information regarding Hidradenitis suppurativa, a form of chronic skin condition featuring lumps underneath the skin - Published: 2015-07-08
Chilblains: Causes, Symptoms & Prevention
Information regarding causes and prevention of chilblains including treatment methods - Published: 2015-03-11
How to Treat Sweaty Smelly Feet and Foot Odor
Helpful article provides numerous hints and tips to eliminate foot odor or smelly feet known as Bromodosis - Published: 2014-03-25
Necrotizing Fasciitis - Information Symptoms and Treatment
Necrotizing fasciitis usually appears as an area of localized redness, swelling, warmth and pain often resembling a superficial skin infection - Published: 2013-05-21
Bedbugs: Information and Eradication Awareness
Information and facts on bedbugs a parasite that feeds on blood by piercing skin with an elongated beak - Published: 2012-11-14
Epidermolysis Bullosa and Severe Pain
For patients suffering from epidermolysis bullosa (EB) a hereditary skin disease even a gentle touch can be extremely painful - Published: 2011-07-08
Why Does Skin Turn White When Pressed
Intravascular Volume Depletion and what causes your skin to turn white in color or blanched when pressed with a finger and released - Published: 2011-06-22
Facial Wrinkle Severity May Predict Bone Density in Early Menopause
Study shows the worse a womans skin wrinkles are during the first few years of menopause the lower her bone density is - Published: 2011-06-05
Adult Shingles - New Hope for Treatment
The novel and effective anti-shingles agent called L-BHDA may help treat painful shingles - Published: 2011-04-22
Athletes Prone to Skin Conditions
Dermatologists caution athletes to seek early diagnosis and treatment to prevent spread of infections - Published: 2011-02-04
Plantar Maladies: Plantar Fibromatosis
Plantar fibroma also called plantar fibromatosis is a hardened condensed and non-cancerous mass of fibrous tissue that occurs at the bottom of a persons foot - Published: 2010-12-10
Age Spots, Also Known as Sun Spots
Age spot are a reference to a number of different bumps and spots that can appear on the skin as people age - Published: 2010-12-08
Aging Skin Including Sagging and Wrinkles
Skin changes caused by increasing age include sagging skin and wrinkles - Published: 2010-12-07
Pre-cancers and Actinic Keratosis
Actinic Keratosis may also be referred to as solar keratosis and is a crusty or scaly lesion or growth - Published: 2010-12-03
Lower Occurrence of Atopic Dermatitis in Children
Lower occurrence of atopic dermatitis in children thanks to farm animals and cats - Published: 2010-12-02
Poison Oak - Symptoms, Treatment and Prevention
People whose skin comes in contact with poison oak leaves or stems can experience an allergic reaction - Published: 2010-11-14
Melasma or Mask of Pregnancy
Melasma also known as the Mask of Pregnancy causes dark and splotchy spots or patches to appear on a persons face - Published: 2010-11-12
Impetigo Skin Infection - Facts and Information
Impetigo is one of the more common forms of skin infections experienced by children - Published: 2010-11-11
Bateman's Purpura: Purple Blotches, Bruising of Hands & Forearms
The painless bruising looks like flat blotches that begin with a red coloration then turn purple and darken - Published: 2010-11-10
Cellulitis Information, Causes and Treatment
Cellulitis is a common infection of the skin and the soft tissues underneath the skin - Published: 2010-10-24
New Non-Invasive Procedure to Get Rid of Stretch Marks
Unsightly stretch marks no longer have to be something you cover up thanks to new groundbreaking procedure - Published: 2010-10-18
Moles, Dysplastic Nevi, and Melanoma
Moles are usually tan brown or pink in color and may be either raised or flat approximately one in every ten people has at least one unusual form of mole - Published: 2010-10-14
Hives - Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment
Hives are commonly an allergic reaction to either a medication or food - Published: 2010-10-13
Prickly Heat (Heat Rash) - Facts and Information
A heat rash is a form of skin irritation caused by excessive sweating during hot and humid weather - Published: 2010-10-12
Grover's disease - Features, Diagnosis, and Treatment
Grovers disease is a skin disease that causes frequently itchy skin and tends to affect women and younger people as well as older and middle-aged persons - Published: 2010-10-07
Cysts - Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment
A cyst is a closed and sac like structure that contains gas fluid or semi-solid material - Published: 2010-10-07
Barnacles of Aging - Seborrheic Keratoses - Facts and Treatment
Barnacles of aging develop from spreading of epidermialen cells the skin spots start as a light brown color becoming darker and more wart like in appearance - Published: 2010-09-29
Anal Warts - Prevention and Treatment
Venereal or anal warts are sexually transmitted diseases that infect the genital and anal areas - Published: 2010-09-27
Liver or Age Spots - Causes, Treatment, Preventing and Removal
Liver spots on the skin are sometimes referred to as age spots and have nothing to do with the liver - Published: 2010-09-25
Postherpetic Neuralgia Awareness
The American Pain Foundation Proclaims Second Annual Postherpetic Neuralgia Awareness Day - Published: 2010-09-16
Scar Removal Treatment Types
Examines different types of scars and the best scar removal treatment method for each - Published: 2010-06-13
UV Nail Lamps Safe for Skin, According to CND
Energy from a UV lamp during a nail service roughly equivalent to UV exposure experienced during full day of exposure in indoor fluorescent lighting - Published: 2010-06-03
Systemic Sclerosis - Scleroderma - Stiff Skin Syndrome
Scleroderma or stiff skin syndrome leads to hardening of the skin and debilitating often life threatening problems - Published: 2010-03-20
Skin Aging and Wrinkles Factor
Skin aging and wrinkled skin spots of extra pigment and dilated blood vessels on the face - Published: 2009-12-21
Clark's Nevus - Facts and Information
Clarks Nevus is an uncommon form of skin disease that is found in people from all age groups - Published: 2009-11-22
Darier Disease - Facts and Information
Darier disease is a form of skin condition that is characterized by wart-like blemishes that appear on the affected persons body - Published: 2009-11-16
Keloids - Facts and Information
Keloids can differ in their size location as well as their shape, and are common on hands forearms or ear lobes - Published: 2009-11-15
Shingles Raises Risk of Stroke
Adults with shingles 30 percent more likely to have a stroke than adults without shingles - Published: 2009-10-09
LED Light and Green Tea Get Rid of Facial Wrinkles
New treatment for facial wrinkles that could emerge as an alternative to Botox and cosmetic surgery - Published: 2009-09-09
Dry Skin Causes and Treatment
Examines the causes of dry skin and suggested treatment if your skin is chafed and dry - Published: 2009-08-06
Hyperhidrosis: Excessive Sweating Problems
Hyperhidrosis is the excessive sweating of the head face hands feet and armpits no matter the temperature or conditions - Published: 2009-07-03
Psoriasis Survey Reveals Devastating Impact on Quality of Life
Psoriasis is a chronic and debilitating skin disorder that can contribute to low self esteem and other emotional problems - Published: 2009-06-16
Researchers Discover why Eczema Often Leads to Asthma
The progression from eczema or atopic dermatitis to breathing problems such as asthma is called the atopic march - Published: 2009-05-19
Athlete's Foot - Causes Symptoms and Treatment
Athletes foot is caused by a fungus which grows either on top of or in a layer of skin in a persons foot - Published: 2009-04-14
Immune Cells in Skin Fight off Infection
Local action of immune cells in the skin could improve treatment of viral skin infections - Published: 2009-04-07
Shingles or Herpes Zoster - A Painful Skin Disease
Shingles called herpes zoster a painful skin disease that causes chicken pox like affects with bands of blisters on one side of the body - Published: 2009-03-30
Fragrance Ingredients in Shampoos and Conditioners Can Cause Eczema
Many people are allergic to Linalool a common fragrance ingredient in shampoos conditioners and soap that can cause eczema - Published: 2009-03-27
Types of Skin Diseases Among Military Personnel
Study evaluates types of skin diseases among military personnel who were evacuated from combat zones - Published: 2009-02-16
Sarcoidosis Disease Information
Information on Sarcoidosis an inflammation which produces small lumps of cells in different organs in the human body referred to as Granulomas - Published: 2009-01-22
Restoring Aging and Sun Damaged Skin
Ways to prevent your skin premature aging wrinkling and blemish or age spot removal methods - Published: 2009-01-09
Common Skin Conditions and Problems
Our skin is the largest and probably the most abused organ on the body and can reflect our general health skin needs to be protected and nourished - Published: 2009-01-09