Skin Diseases Information Center

Measles or Rubeola: Causes, Risk Factors, Symptoms, Stages, Treatment, Home Remedies

Measles or Rubeola is a viral infection occurring in childhood. It used to be a common disease; however, it can now be prevented with...

Fifth’s Disease or Slapped Cheek Disease or Parvovirus Infection: Causes, Symptoms, Treatment

Fifth's disease is also called as Slapped Cheek Disease, Parvovirus infection and erythema infectiosum. Fifth's disease is recognized by the name Fifth's disease, because it...

Darken Skin or Hyperpigmentation: Causes, Symptoms, Treatment- Daily Exercise, Medication

Skin darkening is a skin disease secondary to hyperpigmentation. It is either local or generalized. Melanin pigment is present in normal skin in different...

Dermatomyositis: Types, Epidemiology, Causes, Signs, Symptoms, Treatment, Investigations

Dermatomyositis is a rare inflammatory disorder usually characterized by a distinctive skin rash and muscle weakness. Children and adults both get affected with dermatomyositis. Dermatomyositis...

CREST Syndrome or Systemic Sclerosis: Types, Causes, Risk Factors, Symptoms, Treatment

CREST syndrome is also known as systemic sclerosis, morphea-linear, mixed connective disease, progressive systemic sclerosis, limited scleroderma and localized scleroderma. CREST syndrome is a subtype...

Melanoma: Causes, Risk Factors, Signs, Symptoms, Investigations, Stages, Treatment, Prevention

Melanoma is one of a serious type of skin cancer. It starts in the melanocytes, which are the cells that produce melanin. Melanin is...

Q and A On Dysesthesia: Types- Somatic, Visceral, Cutaneous, Occlusive, Symptoms, Causes

What Is Dysesthesia? Dysesthesia means unpleasant or abnormal sensation. The word dysesthesia comes from two word dys and esthesia. "Dys" means unpleasant or abnormal and...

Panniculitis: Classification, Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment- NSAIDs, Tetracycline

Sometimes, we come across people who have thickened skin in their hands or feet. If you touch it, it feels like you are touching...

Nail Diseases: Causes, Symptoms, Treatment- Antifungal Medications, Antibiotics, Laser

Nail plate is firm to hard in consistency and nail bed soft tissue with form consistency maintains near pink color. Nail plate is decorated...
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