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Skin Diseases: Facts & Information Document List

This page contains the full list of articles and documents from the Disabled World Skin Conditions category. Though some documents may have since been updated, or revised, they are still listed by their original publish date, with the most recent documents first.

Skin Diseases: Facts & Information Publications

2017-12-13 : Leucoderma - White Spots and Patches on Skin : Leucoderma or Vitiligo is a skin disease characterized by white spots and patches on the skin they can also be caused by fungus and tinea.

2017-08-25 : Why Do Patients with Shingles Feel Pain : Research shows role of cytokine TNF in genesis of herpetic neuralgia; discovery could lead to novel therapeutic approaches.

2017-01-27 : Red Skin Rash: Causes and Treatment of Contact Dermatitis : A red skin rash can often be caused by an allergic reaction, skin irritation or contact dermatitis.

2016-06-02 : 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.

2016-02-08 : 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.

2015-11-13 : Winter and Dry, Cracked & Scaly Skin Conditions : Information regarding dry skin including prevention, treatment options and types of moisturizers.

2015-10-06 : 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.

2015-08-19 : 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.

2015-07-08 : Hidradenitis Suppurativa: Acne Inversa - Causes, Symptoms & Treatment : Information regarding Hidradenitis suppurativa, a form of chronic skin condition featuring lumps underneath the skin.

2015-03-11 : Chilblains: Causes, Symptoms & Prevention : Information regarding causes and prevention of chilblains including treatment methods.

2014-03-25 : Bromodosis: 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.

2013-05-21 : 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.

2012-11-14 : Bedbugs: Information and Eradication Awareness : Information and facts on bedbugs a parasite that feeds on blood by piercing skin with an elongated beak.

2011-07-08 : Epidermolysis Bullosa and Severe Pain : For patients suffering from epidermolysis bullosa (EB) a hereditary skin disease even a gentle touch can be extremely painful.

2011-06-22 : 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.

2011-06-05 : 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.

2011-04-22 : New Hope for Adult Shingles Treatment : The novel and effective anti-shingles agent called L-BHDA may help treat painful shingles.

2011-02-04 : Athletes Prone to Skin Conditions : Dermatologists caution athletes to seek early diagnosis and treatment to prevent spread of infections.

2010-12-10 : 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.

2010-12-08 : 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.

2010-12-07 : Aging Skin Including Sagging and Wrinkles : Skin changes caused by increasing age include sagging skin and wrinkles.

2010-12-03 : Pre-cancers and Actinic Keratosis : Actinic Keratosis may also be referred to as solar keratosis and is a crusty or scaly lesion or growth.

2010-12-02 : Lower Occurrence of Atopic Dermatitis in Children : Lower occurrence of atopic dermatitis in children thanks to farm animals and cats.

2010-11-14 : Poison Oak - Symptoms, Treatment and Prevention : People whose skin comes in contact with poison oak leaves or stems can experience an allergic reaction.

2010-11-12 : 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.

2010-11-11 : Impetigo Skin Infection - Facts and Information : Impetigo is one of the more common forms of skin infections experienced by children.

2010-11-10 : Bateman's Purpura: Purple Blotches, Bruising of Hands and Forearms : The painless bruising looks like flat blotches that begin with a red coloration then turn purple and darken.

2010-10-24 : Cellulitis Information, Causes and Treatment : Cellulitis is a common infection of the skin and the soft tissues underneath the skin.

2010-10-18 : 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.

2010-10-14 : 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.

2010-10-13 : Hives - Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment : Hives are commonly an allergic reaction to either a medication or food.

2010-10-12 : 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.

2010-10-07 : 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.

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.

2010-09-29 : 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.

2010-09-27 : Anal Warts - Prevention and Treatment : Venereal or anal warts are sexually transmitted diseases that infect the genital and anal areas.

2010-09-25 : 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.

2010-06-13 : Scar Removal Treatment Types : Examines different types of scars and the best scar removal treatment method for each.

2010-06-03 : 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.

2010-03-20 : Systemic Sclerosis - Scleroderma - Stiff Skin Syndrome : Scleroderma or stiff skin syndrome leads to hardening of the skin and debilitating often life threatening problems.

2009-12-21 : Skin Aging and Wrinkles Factor : Skin aging and wrinkled skin spots of extra pigment and dilated blood vessels on the face.

2009-11-22 : Clark's Nevus - Facts and Information : Clarks Nevus is an uncommon form of skin disease that is found in people from all age groups.

2009-11-16 : 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.

2009-11-15 : 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.

2009-10-09 : Having Shingles Raises the Risk of Having a Stroke : Adults with shingles 30 percent more likely to have a stroke than adults without shingles.

2009-09-09 : 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.

2009-08-06 : Dry Skin Causes and Treatment : Examines the causes of dry skin and suggested treatment if your skin is chafed and dry.

2009-07-03 : Hyperhidrosis: Excessive Sweating Problems : Explains the excessive sweating condition known as Hyperhidrosis. Includes helpful hints and tips to prevent excessive sweating.

2009-06-16 : 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.

2009-05-19 : 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.

2009-04-14 : 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.

2009-04-07 : Immune Cells in Skin Fight off Infection : Local action of immune cells in the skin could improve treatment of viral skin infections.

2009-03-30 : Shingles or Herpes Zoster - A Painful Skin Disease : Shingles, also known as called herpes zoster, is a painful skin disease that causes chicken pox like affects with bands of blisters on one side of the body.

2009-03-27 : 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.

2009-02-16 : Types of Skin Diseases Among Military Personnel : Study evaluates types of skin diseases among military personnel who were evacuated from combat zones.

2009-01-22 : 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.

2009-01-09 : Restoring Aging and Sun Damaged Skin : Ways to prevent your skin premature aging wrinkling and blemish or age spot removal methods.

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.

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