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How to Effectively Treat and Manage Skin Problems

The skin is the largest organ in the human body, wherein the surface area is about 6 to 9 pounds or about 2 square yards. The skin protects us against bacteria, viruses, and other substances and particles to prevent infection and harm to our internal organs. The skin serves as a regulator of our body temperature too. Skin problems have various types such as impetigo, melanoma, moles, acne, eczema, hives, psoriasis, and dermatitis. Allow us to share with you some insights on how you can best take good care of your skin and to handle different sin problems.

Eczema is also called as atopic dermatitis, wherein the most common symptoms include dry and itchy skin, rashes on the hands and feet, elbow, behind the knees, and face. The common cause of hives is allergic reaction to drug or food, and the signs and symptoms include red and itchy bumps. Impetigo is usually caused by bacteria (staphylococcal or streptococcus), commonly affecting children between two to six years of age. Impetigo is manifested by pimple-like or red sores filled with pus that surrounds the skin, occurring on the face, arms, and legs, that break open after a few days, and form a thick crust. Antibiotics are the usual treatment for impetigo. Psoriasis is a skin disease causing swelling and scaling, with thick, sore, and itchy patches, with red skin and silvery scales. Psoriasis are often found on the scalp, face, legs, knees, palms, and soles of the feet. Wrinkles are signs of skin aging caused by sunlight exposure, as well as stress and cigarette smoking.

Acne is commonly experienced by teenagers or adolescents, affecting the oil glands, wherein the small holes in the skin secrete a substance referred to as sebum, and the pores that connect to the oil glands through the canal is known as the follicles. The best way to prevent acne is through early treatment and your doctor may prescribe drugs to treat your acne. The most common skin condition in the United States is acne, and it scar makes it difficult to get clear skin. While acne can heal by itself, it is advisable to seek proper treatment because severe acne may cause permanent scarring and dark spots as the acne clears.

In order to effectively manage acne, it is important to wash your face at least twice a day and after sweating because perspiration can make acne worse. You need to be gentle when cleaning your face by using your fingertips, using a non-abrasive cleanser, and avoid scrubbing your skin that can make your acne even worse. Avoid tanning beds and too much sun exposure as they make your skin sensitive and prone to melanoma, and touching your face causes flare-ups. Learn more about skin treatments and management by checking our website or homepage now.

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