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  • Vitiligo

    Vitiligo is a skin-coloring disorder. It produces white patches on your skin. It mostly occurs in areas of the skin…

  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma

    Squamous cell carcinoma is a common form of skin cancer caused by too much exposure to ultraviolet (UV) radiation.

  • Skin tags

    Skin tags are non-cancerous skin growths that feel like a hanging mole. They are common with age.

  • Ringworm

    Ringworm is a skin infection that makes a rash shaped like a ring. The rash can occur different places on…

  • Psoriasis

    Psoriasis is a common chronic skin condition. It causes a rash that is raised with red marks and flaky white…

  • Pressure Sores

    Pressure sores are sores on your skin. They’re usually caused by being in a bed or wheelchair nearly all the…

  • Poison Ivy

    Poison ivy is a type of toxic plant. It is common in most parts of the United States. Poison ivy…

  • Mastocytosis

    Mastocytosis is the abnormal accumulation of mast cells, which protect the body from infection. It can cause rashes, nausea, diarrhea,…

  • Lipomas

    Lipomas are benign (not cancerous), slow-growing tumors that come from fat cells. They are usually round, moveable lumps under the…

  • Lichen Sclerosus

    Lichen sclerosus is a type of skin condition. It often affects your genital or anal areas, but you can get…

  • Lichen Planus

    Lichen planus is a type of rash that forms on your skin, on genitalia, or in your mouth. It is…

  • Jock Itch

    Jock itch is a fungal skin infection. It is caused by a fungus commonly found in gyms and locker rooms…

  • Intertrigo

    Intertrigo is a rash that usually affects the folds of the skin, where the skin rubs together or where it…

  • Hidradenitis Suppurativa

    Hidradenitis suppurativa is a chronic skin disease that blocks sweat glands and hair follicle openings, leading to painful red bumps…

  • Heat Rash

    Heat rash is a skin irritation that stings and makes your skin red. It is also called miliaria or prickly…

  • Eczema and Atopic Dermatitis

    Eczema is a general term for rash-like skin conditions. The most common type of eczema is called atopic dermatitis, which…

  • Common Newborn Rashes and Birthmarks

    Many newborn babies have skin conditions. Some are born with birthmarks. Some get rashes. Most are harmless and usually clear…

  • Body Piercing

    Body piercing is when a hole is made in your skin so you can add a piece of jewelry for…

  • Atypical Moles

    Atypical moles are not cancerous, but resemble melanoma. They appear in various shades of brown and have an irregular shape…

  • Alopecia Areata (AA)

    Alopecia areata is an autoimmune disease that causes you to lose small, round patches of hair on your head.