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Dermatology
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Dermatology

Dermatology is the medical specialty that manages diseases related to skin, hair, body hair, and nails for better appearance, as well as the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment.

The skin is a good indicator of overall health, and it is the main line of resistance against microorganisms that cause disease and damage. Moreover, it is the biggest organ of the body.

A dermatologist can treat lots of conditions, some of those are:

– Acne: skin disease happens when dead skin cells and oil from the skin stop up hair follicles

– Dermatitis: skin is itchy, red, scaly, or raw. Examples of this condition are atopic dermatitis (eczema), dandruff, and contact dermatitis.

– Skin cancer: due to the skin exposed to the sun. The most common areas are melanoma, basal cell carcinoma, and squamous cell carcinoma

– Fungal infections: is a skin disease caused by a fungus. Occasionally occur to the skin, nails, and hair

– Hair loss: is usually because of a physical or psychological stressful reason.

– Nail problems: conditions that damage the skin and under the nails; and can cause a long-term disease, such as eczema and psoriasis

– Warts: are caused by viruses in the human papillomavirus (HPV) family and is contagious

– Vitiligo: skin disease characterizes the autoimmune destruction of the cells that give skin its color, due to the melanin loss

– Psoriasis: a chronic skin disease that causes the skin to be thick, red, purple, or silvery and scaly

– Rosacea: a chronic skin disorder that affects nose, cheeks, chest, forehead, ears, chin, and back, among others. Causing redness, pimples, swelling of the eyelids

– Latex allergy: skin disease caused by-product made from rubber tree fluids. Symptoms like skin irritation, itching begin within minutes after exposure to latex-containing products

When to see a dermatologist

It is recommended to get a check-up as soon as you see an unusual spot or discoloration on your skin. See a dermatologist on an annual basis for a regular check-up and a 6-month basis in case to have a family history disease.

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Do not put off until tomorrow the problems that need to be addressed today, especially if it concerns your health!