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Skin Diseases

Learn more about various diseases that affect the skin.
  1. Benign Lesions (7)
  2. Eczema Dermatitis (37)
  3. Facial Flushing (10)
  4. Herpes (68)
  5. Hives (20)
  6. Infections (114)
  7. Miscellaneous (32)
  8. Pregnancy (11)
  9. Psoriasis (23)
  10. Rosacea (13)
  11. Seborrhea (9)
  12. Skin Cancers (35)
  13. Warts (16)

Primary Skin Lesions
A primary lesion is the basic lesion that makes up a rash. Identifying the primary lesion of a rash is the first step towards identifying the rash.

Rash Pictures
Do you have a rash and you want to find out what's causing it? Take a look at these pictures of common rashes and see if you can find yours.

How Do You Deal With An Itchy Rash
An itchy rash can range from annoying to downright nerve-wracking. Share how you deal with an itchy rash. What do you do to keep from scratching.

Rashes With Blisters
Blisters, or vesicles, can be painful or itchy, and they can occur with several common rashes. If you have a rash with blisters, you may be able to learn more about it here.

Does Your Rash Itch?
Rashes are common - some itch and some don't. Learn more about common itchy rashes and see if you can find yours.

Skin Diseases
Learn more about common and uncommon skin conditions.

Actinic keratosis/ actinic keratoses
Actinic keratoses are pre-cancerous growths of the skin. A fraction of these growths turn into squamous cell carcinomas of the skin if left untreated.

Squamous Cell Carcinomas of the Skin
Squamous cell carcinomas of the skin arise from a cell in your skin called the keratinocyte. Sun exposure places you at risk for developing squamous cell carcinomas. These cancers are most commonly diagnosed through a skin biopsy, and there are several different methods for treating these cancers.

Causes of Contact Dermatitis

Morphea: Clinical Presentation, Testing, and Treatment

Morphea: Definition, Classification, Mechanism, and Cause
Morphea, or localized scleroderma, is a rare disease that leads to hardened plaques of the skin. This article discusses the various subtypes of morphea including plaque, generalized, bullous, linear, and deep morphea.

Hand Foot and Mouth Disease
Hand Foot Mouth Disease is a viral illness caused by the Coxsackie viruses. They manifest with fevers, as well as findings on the hands, feet, and inside the mouth. This article reviews the basics of this disease.

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