Medical Subject Headings (MeSH): Skin Diseases
Skin diseases are a common concern in healthcare, and many people suffer from various skin conditions that can be mild, moderate, or severe. Some common skin diseases include:
Acne: a skin condition that causes pimples and blackheads, most commonly in teenagers and young adults.
Psoriasis: a chronic autoimmune skin disease that causes scaly, red patches on the skin.
Eczema: a skin condition characterized by itchy, dry, and inflamed skin, often with blisters.
Skin cancer: a group of diseases that cause abnormal growth of skin cells, including basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma, and melanoma.
Rosacea: a skin condition that causes redness and pimples on the face.
Warts: small, harmless growths on the skin caused by the human papillomavirus (HPV).
Hives: a skin reaction that causes red, itchy, raised welts on the skin, often in response to an allergy.
Treatment for skin diseases varies depending on the specific condition, but can include topical creams, oral medications, light therapy, and surgery. It’s important to see a doctor for proper diagnosis and treatment.