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Skin

Overview

Learn more about skin conditions and disorders including psoriasis, impetigo, folliculitis and other related skin problems with information on causes, symptoms, prevention and treatment.

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 common highly contagious superficial bacterial skin infection that affects children much more often than adults. It usually produces blisters or sores on the face, neck and hands

Folliculitis

A superficial or deep bacterial infection and inflammation of the hair follicles.

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.

Dandruff

Dandruff holds no health risk, even though it may be itchy and embarrassing.

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