Abstract: There is much that is unknown for about the skin disorder vitiligo. The National Institute of health has reported that vitiligo only affects about 1%-2% of the world populations, making it a fairly common disorder in the field of medicine and health. There are about 200,000 vitiligo cases reported each year.
Rosacea 1 Ashley Vera GS101 Career Development Amy Smith Rosacea 10/27/2015 Miller-Motte College Rosacea 1 Rosacea is known to be a poorly understood chronic dermatitis (inflammation of the skin) characterized by redness, flushing, pustules, and papules that normally occurs on the facial skin. This condition can be easily mistaken for eczema, or acne due to its texture and appearance in some cases. According to the American academy of Dermatology, the United States Government says an estimated amount of at least 14 million Americans are affected by Rosacea, and a vast majority of these individuals are not aware they have it. It is found to be more common in those with highly sensitive skin with a Fitzpatrick skin type
Psoriasis A long term chronic skin disease which causes skin cells to grow too rapidly is known as Psoriasis. The results are thick silvery, white, or red patches to appear on the surface of the skin. Areas affected are generally the elbows, knees, scalp, back, palms, face, and feet. According to the American Academy of Dermatology, it’s estimated that about 7 million people in the United States alone are suffering from the skin disease, a vast majority being Caucasians.
Sometimes, the lungs can develop scarring from the inflammation and cause shortness of breath. A patient with lupus may also become sensitive to the ultraviolet rays in sunlight, which can cause many skin changes. The most common skin problem they might develop is a butterfly-shaped rash on your nose and cheeks. Red, scaly bumps or patches can develop on their body. Also, coin-like patches called discoid lesions can appear on their body or scalp.
These regions of the skin that are often scratched turn out to be thick and weathered in appearance, and the patches can be red and darker than whatever is left of the skin. Constant scratching can prompt perpetual changes in skin shading. See a doctor if encountering exceptional tingle and/or there are perceptible changes in the skin. Our skin is the boundary to the outside world, is to some degree waterproof, and keeps our inner organs and frameworks safe from the components and from microorganisms attacking our bodies. Atopic dermatitis patients have impeded hindrance capacity.
Talking about skin aging is a sensitive topic these days as no one would like to actually picture the whole process of their skin losing that youthful appeal after a few years. However, it is essential to know that our skin is like any other part of our body. To be more scientific, skin is the largest organ of the human body. This organ is the first layer which serves as the line of defense and prevents the entry of harmful microbes as well as harmful particles. Apart from this, the body temperature is regulated and the moisture content in the body is also regulated to a certain extent by the skin.
Light treatment is an effective way to regain color loss but, the results can disappear over time. Next, patients can use PUVA light therapy and this type of treatment uses a UVA light and a medicine called psoralen to restore the skin 's color. This type of therapy is used to treat a widespread of vitiligo on a patient and it can be time consuming. The fifth type of treatment is surgery. This becomes an option when light therapy and medicine applied to the skin are not working.
Acne became a real problem for me starting at the age of eleven. I tried every possible method to avoid it; washed my face twice a day, saw a dermatologist, and I even started birth control to see if that would help. I became accustomed to having acne so I started to work my life around it. I started wearing makeup every day from the age of twelve because I began to hate my skin; I would not even leave my house without makeup on.
Types of psoriasis Plaque psoriasis Plaque Psoriasis is the most common type of psoriasis, its name comes from the accumulation of patches on the skin. Often have clear red skin patches that can appear in any area of the skin, but the knee, elbow, scalp, trunk, and nail are the most common position. There is also a piece of white, white accumulation in the plaque above, called scales. Possible symptoms of plaque psoriasis include skin pain, itching, and cracking. There are many non-prescription drugs that are effective in treating plaque psoriasis.
This might be caused by the fact that people don't want to age prematurely and have wrinkles. It was mostly women who wear sunscreen on their face, but it doesn't seem as if they did so because of skin cancer concerns. They didn't apply sunscreen on other parts of their body exposed to the sun. What Happens If You Don't Use Sunscreen or Sunblock?