Do I have Xeroderma?

September 3, 2018

(Xerosis) Xeroderma called dry skin that is neither inherited, is still associated with systemic abnormalities. Xeroderma or xerodermia (also known as xerosis cutis, obtained from the Greek words for “dry skin.” Xeroderma is caused by the delayed rejection of the cells of the outermost skin layer, thereby fine white flakes formed. This is a condition involving the integumentary system, which in most cases posterior reliably be treated with moisturizers and…

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What is Malassezia?

July 24, 2018

Malassezia (formerly referred to as Pityrosporum) is a genus of fungi. Malassezia is commonly found on the skin surfaces of many animals, including humans. In occasional opportunistic infections, induced by pathogens, some species can trigger hypopigmentation or hyperpigmentation on the abdomen regions in humans. Allergy tests for this fungus are offered by a healthcare provider. Due to progressive developments in their nomenclature, there is some confusion about the classification and…

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What is Seborrheic Dermatitis?

July 23, 2018

Seborrheic dermatitis is a prevalent skin condition that mainly affects your scalp. It produces red skin, scaly patches, and stubborn dandruff. Seborrheic dermatitis can also impact oily areas of the body, such as on the face, eyebrows, ears, sides of the nose, eyelids, and chest. Seborrheic dermatitis may require treatment. Alternatively, you may require many subsequent therapies before the symptoms go away. Moreover, they may return later. Daily cleansing with…

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