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How many skin diseases are there?

How many skin diseases are there?

Thousands!: The skin is the largest organ of the body, and there are over a thousand named diseases. ...Read more

Dr. Cesar Gomez lozano
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Skin Diseases (Definition)

Skin diseases is a field of study in which a person specializes in the skin, hair, and nails; plus disorders such as skin ...Read more


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Do skin diseases generally develop due to environmental factors?

Sometimes: Exposure to harsh chemicals can cause damage to the skin. Even repeated exposure to water or work related chemicals can cause damage to the skin. Pollution can have van irritant effect on facial skin and cleaning the face with a gentle cleanser and the use of emollients can help in minimizing damage. ...Read more

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Skin diseases sirius problam in head?

Skin diseases sirius problam in head?

See dermatologist : See a dermatologist to check the area and recommend appropriate treatments. Most scalp conditions are treated with a combination of medicated shampoos and topical medications. ...Read more

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What skin diseases can stress cause?

What skin diseases can stress cause?

Stress: Stress directly affects the immune system. The immune system is involved in many skin diseases, thus stress can affect many diseases. Psoriasis, eczema, acne, rosacea are a few. ...Read more

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Which fruits and vegetables protect against skin diseases?

Which fruits and vegetables protect against skin diseases?

Healthy skin: Carrots, Kale, Lemons, Ginger, Parsley, Beets & Watercress are excellent for helping to keep skin healthier. ...Read more

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Can you tell me what does lpp stand for in skin diseases ?

Lichen planopilaris: Lpp for short, is looked upon as lichen planus of the hair follicle. It can be suspected clinically but a biopsy is often performed to confirm the diagnosis. Treatment can be challenging but care by a dermatologist will provide the best chance at improvement and to reduce the chances of scarring hair loss. Good luck. http://dermnetnz.org/hair-nails-sweat/lichen-planopilaris.html. ...Read more

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Do dogs carry skin diseases that can be transmitted to humans?

Do dogs carry skin diseases that can be transmitted to humans?

Diseases from dogs: Diseases that can be transmitted from dogs to humans are rabies, ring worm, leptospira, brucellosis, campylobacteriosis, tapeworm, giardiasis, hookworm, leishmaniasis, q fever, rocky mountain spotted fever, roundworm, salmonellosis, lyme disease, cryptosporidiosis, toxocara infection, flea tapeworm. ...Read more

Dr. Neigatha Graney
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