Home > Medical > Skin > News 14 January 2020 10-year-old boy dubbed 'human snake' because rare condition makes him shed skin every month A 10-year-old boy has been dubbed the 'human snake' - because a rare skin condition causes him to shed his skin every month. 0 The youngster, known only as Jagannath, suffers from a rare genetic skin condition lamella ichthyosis.Image credit: SWNS Related articles Baby born with missing skin finally receives kiss from mother after life-saving transplant Ten months after birth, little Ja'bari Gray is off pain medication and breathing on his own, and one step closer to coming home. Drinking coffee might help with this skin condition The results of a new appear to challenge longstanding wisdom that those who struggle with rosacea should avoid both caffeine and hot drinks of any kind, suggesting that coffee might be good for avoiding the skin condition. SEE: Do you think your acne’s bad? Look at these 7 examples Acne is a skin condition that occurs when the oil-secreting glands in the skin and along hair shafts become clogged, inflamed and infected by bacteria.