Acne is a disease that affects the skin's oil glands. Acne is not a serious health threat but, it can cause scars.


Rosacea is a chronic condition characterized by facial redness and sometimes pimples. Unless it affects the eyes, it is typically a harmless cosmetic condition.

Fungal Infections

A fungal infection is caused by a type of fungus called a dermophyte that infects the top layer of the skin on your body (Tinea Corporis), scalp (Tinea Capitis), groin area (Tinea Cruris, also called jock itch), or feet (Tinia Pedis, also called athlete's foot).

Shingles (Herpes Zoster)

Herpes zoster, commonly known as shingles, is a viral disease characterized by a painful skin rash with blisters in a limited area on one side of the body, often in a stripe or dermatome.


Many common growths develop on people's skin. While the cause is often poorly understood, it is known that some are associated with aging, and others are inherited.

Skin Cancer

Skin cancer is the uncontrolled growth of abnormal skin cells, and is the most common form of cancer in the United States. The two most common types are basal cell cancer and squamous cell cancer.

Hidradenitis Suppurativa

Acne is a disease that affects the skin's oil glands. Acne is not a serious health threat but, it can cause scars.

Skin Tags

Skin tags are small, benign skin growths that usually occur after midlife and have a short narrow stalk connecting it to the surface of the skin.


Moles are the most common growths in humans. Moles can appear anywhere on the skin in various sizes and shapes. They are made up of melanocytes, skin cells that produce melanin (dark pigment).


Vitiligo is a chronic disorder that causes white patches to appear on the skin. It occurs when melanocytes, the cells responsible for skin pigmentation, die or are unable to function.

Pre-Cancerous Lesions

A precancerous lesion is a change in some areas of your skin that carries the risk of turning into skin cancer. It is a preliminary stage of cancer.


Warts are caused by a viral infection in the top layer of skin. They are non-cancerous epidermal growths most often occurring on the hands and feet of an infected person.


Psoriasis is a chronic autoimmune disease that appears on the skin. It occurs when the immune system sends out faulty signals that speed up the growth cycle of skin cells.

Molluscum Contagiosum

Molluscum contagiosum is a viral infection of the skin. It is caused by a DNA poxvirus called the Molluscum contagiosum virus or MCV.


Healthy skin provides a barrier between the inside of the body and the outside environment. A rash is a change of the skin which affects its color, appearance or texture.

Hair Loss

Hair grows in cycles: anagen (living growing hair), catagen (in-between phase) and telogen (resting or falling-out phase). Recently a new phase, ketogen, has been recognised; this is when the follicle is empty, after the telogen hair has fallen out and before the anagen hair is visible on the scalp.

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