• Acanthosis Nigricans

    Acanthosis nigricans presents as a darkening and velvety thickening of the skin, most commonly affecting the neck, armpits, and groin region. It is most commonly associated with obesity and insulin resistance; people who have acanthosis nigricans are more likely to develop diabetes. In very rare instances,

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  • Acne

    Acne is a common skin condition caused by the blockage of hair follicles by sebum (oil), dead skin cells, and bacteria. The blocked pores lead to the development of whiteheads, blackheads, inflammatory papules or nodules (red, tender bumps), pustules (pus filled bumps), and even cysts. Acne breakouts

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  • Stasis Dermatitis

    Stasis dermatitis is a type of eczema that develops on the lower legs as a result of poor circulation. In affected people, the valves in the deep leg veins that help push blood back to the heart begin to fail, leading to the leakage of fluid, varicose veins and subsequent swelling of the lower legs.

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  • Seborrheic Dermatitis

    Seborrheic dermatitis is a very common skin condition that presents with itchy red patches of skin, greasy scales, and flaking. Common areas of involvement include the scalp, ears, eyebrow region, and sides of the nose. It typically occurs in infants younger than 3 months of age and in adults ages 30-60.

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  • Rosacea

    Rosacea is a common skin condition that presents with redness of the face, small visible blood vessels on the nose and cheeks, and pimple-like breakouts. Rosacea can also affect the eyes (ocular rosacea) presenting with symptoms such as dryness, redness, burning, and itching of the eyes. Rosacea most

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  • Psoriasis

    Psoriasis is a common, immune-mediated disease that causes inflammation in the body. It presents as red, scaly, plaques on the skin and can also cause pain and swelling in the joints (known as psoriatic arthritis). The most common sites of skin involvement include the scalp, elbows, and knees. Other

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  • Pseudofolliculitis Barbae

    Pseudofolliculitis barbae is a chronic inflammatory condition that predominantly affects men of African descent. Affected individuals develop pink papules and pustules around the hair follicles on the face and neck as a result of shaving. As the papules and pustules resolve, it can result in hyperpigmentation

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  • Pityriasis Alba

    Pityriasis alba is often thought of as a low grade form of eczema. It presents with ill defined, light colored (hypopigmented), slightly scaly patches of skin most commonly found on the face. It affects mainly children and adolescents and is often more noticeable in darker skin tones or tanned skin.

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  • Perioral Dermatitis

    Perioral dermatitis is a type of rash that typically presents as pink papules (small red bumps) and scaling around the mouth. In addition to affecting the area around the mouth, it can also appear around the nose or eyes and can be referred to as periorificial dermatitis. The exact cause of perioral

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  • Pemphigus

    Pemphigus is a rare group of autoimmune skin diseases that causes painful blisters to form on the skin and/or mucous membranes (lips, mouth, esophagus, nose, eyes, genitals). The different types of pemphigus include: pemphigus vulgaris, pemphigus vegetans, pemphigus foliaceus, endemic pemphigus, pemphigus

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  • Nummular Dermatitis

    Nummular dermatitis is a type of eczema characterized by intensely itchy, red, scaly, and at times weeping or oozing coin-shaped lesions. Nummular dermatitis typically affects the extremities, with the legs being the most common site of involvement. The condition can occur at any age, with men being

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  • Keratosis Pilaris

    Keratosis pilaris is a common skin condition characterized by rough, bumpy skin most often found on the back of the arms, thighs, and cheeks. It is a common finding in those with dry and sensitive skin. It typically affects children and teenagers and can improve or resolve over time. The condition is

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  • Intertrigo

    Intertrigo is a common rash found in the folds of the skin. Common areas of involvement include the groin, the folds of the abdomen, and under the breasts. Because of the friction, warmth, and moisture in the skin folds, the affected areas become red and raw. Symptoms can also include itching and burning.

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  • Hidradenitis Suppurativa

    Hidradenitis suppurativa is a chronic inflammatory condition that presents with deep, painful nodules or lumps under the skin. The painful nodules can rupture, leading to drainage of pus and blood. Over time, the painful nodules can connect, forming tunnels under the skin. The condition often results

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  • Eczema (Dermatitis)

    Eczema refers to a group of conditions characterized by dry, inflamed, and itchy skin. The most common kind of eczema is atopic dermatitis. Other forms of eczema include contact dermatitis, irritant dermatitis, nummular dermatitis, and dyshidrotic eczema. The term eczema is often used by people to refer

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  • Dyshidrotic Eczema

    Dyshidrotic eczema is a form of eczema which manifests as intensely itchy blisters which develop on the sides of the fingers, toes, palms or soles. It can be caused by atopic dermatitis, contact dermatitis, or an id reaction (reaction to a skin infection or skin rash at another site). The condition is

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  • Dermatitis Herpetiformis

    Dermatitis herpetiformis is an autoimmune skin disease that causes recurrent, intensely itchy blisters to form on the elbows, knees, back, buttocks, and/or scalp. It is linked to the ingestion of gluten found in wheat. It can also occur with celiac disease. It has also been associated with thyroid disease.

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  • Contact Dermatitis

    Contact dermatitis is a form of eczema which develops after the skin comes in contact with a substance that acts as an irritant or allergen. The affected areas become red, inflamed, and itchy. Swelling, blistering, crusting, and oozing can also occur. Irritant contact dermatitis is more common, with

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  • Atopic Dermatitis

    Atopic dermatitis is the most common form of eczema. It is a chronic, recurring rash characterized by dry, inflamed skin, and intense itching. Children are most commonly affected, but the condition can occur at any age. In infants, the rash most typically involves the cheeks. In young children, the creases

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  • Acne Keloidalis Nuchae

    Acne keloidalis nuchae is a chronic inflammatory condition that affects mainly men of African descent. Affected individuals develop pink to flesh colored, dome shaped papules and pustules around the hair follicles on the posterior scalp and neck. These firm, scar-like bumps can gradually enlarge and

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