Skin diseases are different conditions that affect your skin. These diseases may cause rashes, inflammation, itchiness or other skin changes. Some skin conditions may be genetic, while lifestyle factors may cause others. Skin disease treatment may include medications, creams or ointments, or lifestyle changes.
Allergies, irritants, genetic makeup, certain diseases, and immune system problems can cause skin conditions.
Some skin diseases are minor. Others cause severe symptoms. Some of the most common skin diseases include as below:
It is caused when blocked skin follicles from a plug caused by oil from glands, bacteria, and dead cells clump together and swell.
It is a condition that attacks your hair follicles (they make hair). In most cases, hair falls out in small, round patches.
It is a skin disease causing much itchiness. Scratching leads to redness, swelling, cracking, weeping clear fluid, crusting, and scaling.
It is a group of diseases causing painful blisters to form on the skin. These blisters can cause problems if they become infected.
Hidradenitis Suppurativa (HS)
Hidradenitis suppurativa (also known as acne inversa) is a chronic, noncontagious, inflammatory condition characterized by pimple-like bumps or boils and tunnels or tracts on and under the skin.
It is a disorder that causes dry, thickened skin that may look similar to fish scales.
It is a rare disorder causing thick nails and painful calluses on the bottoms of the feet and other symptoms.
It is a disease where the immune system attacks healthy cells in the top layer of skin, resulting in blisters.
Psoriasis is a skin disease that causes red, scaly skin that may feel painful, swollen, or hot.