One of the most widespread skin conditions, acne
comes in many forms.
Pustules are the common red pimples that
have pus at their
Papules are the raised red bumps caused by
infected hair follicles.
Nodules are the painful lumps that lie
underneath the surface of the skin.
the typically larger painful, pus-filled
infections that lie beneath the skin.
All types of acne are commonly treated with creams,
and sometimes medication is necessary.
itchy welts that are raised up from the normal layer
of the skin. They may be caused by an allergic
reaction in the body or outside factors, such as stress,
illnesses, or even tight clothes. Hives are treated
with antihistamines and preventive practices.
The common raised bumps on the skin known as warts are
actually caused by the human
papillomavirus (HPV). Warts are
contagious, and can appear on any part of the body.
Common warts typically grow on the hands, feet, and
joints, though they can appear anywhere. They often
go away on their own, though unsightly warts can be
treated with liquid nitrogen or medicated creams.
Fungal nail infection
A condition in which fungus lives near, under, and
around the nails, usually in the feet. The fungal
buildup causes the nail's edges to crumble away,
producing white-yellowish scaling and flaking on the
surface of the nails.
Treatment is usually an anti-fungal cream or other
a red, fluid-filled blister usually found near the
mouth. The sore itself is painful or delicate. Other
symptoms include itching or burning sensations on
the site before the sore is visible.
Cold sores are caused by the herpes simplex
virus, and there is no known cure for the virus. The
sores may return and last for up to 2 weeks. Medical
treatment includes creams and medications.
The overgrowth of the Candida
albicans fungus on the body is
called Candidiasis. This causes irritated patches of
skin, usually found in the armpits, groin, or under
folds of skin such, as the knee.
usually be prevented with home remedies, proper
hygiene, and avoiding the overuse of antibiotics.
A rash caused by a fungus that rapidly multiplies in
warm, damp conditions, such as athletic shoes.
Symptoms include dry, itchy, red skin. The skin
between the toes or under the foot may be soggy,
white, cracked, or scaly. It often itches and causes
The problem usually arises quickly. Athlete's foot
is treated with medicated ointments and good foot