Acne is a skin condition in which the pores become clogged and inflamed, causing various types of blemishes on the face, neck, chest, or back.
Herpes is a disease caused by the herpes simplex virus, or HSV (H-S-V). The virus is usually transmitted by direct contact with an infected individual, including kissing, oral sex, and sexual intercourse, or other situations in which viruses from the infection site contact broken skin or a mucous membrane like the mouth.
The symptoms of psoriasis, like scaling, itching, and redness, are due mainly to the over-production of cells in the skin's outer layer.
Rosacea is a chronic skin disorder that may cause redness, acne-like blemishes, and red lines due to enlarged blood vessels.
Proper cleansing can help skin look its best, but you don't need to go overboard. Find out some of the methods here.
Learn about age spots, birthmarks, deep cheek folds, hives, and many more skin conditions in this section of the Health Guide.
Learn about athletes foot, fungi, shingles, skin cancer, and many more skin diseases in this section of the Health Guide.AC
|The Sun & Your Skin
By limiting your time in the sun, avoiding tanning beds, wearing sunglasses, and taking other protective measures, you can reduce your risk of premature aging and skin cancer.
Laser technology can be used to remove unwanted hair from almost any part of the body, except areas near the eye.
Varicose veins are blood vessels that become swollen, blue, and twisted from the pooling of excess blood. This happens when blood, instead of returning upwards to the heart, is allowed to flow back down due to a weakness in the valves or in the vein walls.