Home > Medical > Skin Health > About skin About skin All sections in Skin » About Skin » Age and Your Skin » Caring for your Skin » Eczema » FAQs » Health Tips » Healthy Hair » Skin News » Real-life Story » Seasons in the Sun » Skin Cancer » Your Skin and the Sun Psoriasis uncovered An estimated 1 million South Africans suffer from psoriasis. Here is some more information this condition. Eczema: ditch the itch Unpredictable, unsightly and often unbearable, eczema can make your life a misery. Here’s how to get this skin condition under control. Why do I always blush? Why do I always get hot flushes on my face? You may have rosacea. Talk Body Talk forum » Ask CyberDoc » Test Micronutrient reference tool » Like Health24 on Facebook » 10 beauty myths busted What's your signature smile? Psoriasis Psoriasis is a chronic skin disease that causes scaling and inflammation, and may affect nails and joints. Get info on psoriasis causes, symptoms, treatment, prevention and types. Impetigo Impetigo is a fairly common and highly contagious superficial bacterial skin infection that affects children more than adults. Dry skin The skin's oil glands produce natural oil, which protects the skin against water loss. Dry skin (xerosis) can be the result when the oil is depleted. Zapping zits away Fifteen minutes of laser light can control acne for up to three months, a new British study says. Cold sores Cold sores or fever blisters are small, painful, blisters or sores that appear on the lips. Read about the causes, prevention and remedies for this common viral infection. Rosacea Rosacea is a fairly common chronic, inflammatory disease of the face. It is characterised by redness and red bumps on the cheeks and possibly the forehead, cheeks, chin and nose. Leprosy Leprosy is an infectious disease that has been known since biblical times. It is characterised by disfiguring skin sores, nerve damage, and progressive debilitation. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Your retirement - a healthy mindset So many people, why so alone? You can still enjoy the sweet things in life Take the sugar test, it could save your life.