All people are sweating. It is one of the body’s most important ways to cool down and maintain the right body temperature. But sweating so much that it feels painful in everyday life is called excessive sweating or hyperhidrosis.
Foot fungus usually attacks the skin between the toes and usually begins between the fourth and fifth toes. The skin is flaking or scaly and it is common for itching and burning. Sometimes there may be cracks in the skin.
Pityriasis versicolor is a superficial fungal infection of the skin. The disease causes rashes in the form of small patches. Sometimes many patches flow together and form larger areas. The disease does not infect and can be treated with a non-prescription drug.
Warts are caused by viruses. Everyone can get warts on their hands and feet, but this is most common in school-aged children. Warts usually go away by themselves, but it can take time.
Age warts are elevated skin changes. They are most common on the face, chest and back. Age warts can come as early as the age of twenty and become more common with age. The warts do not infect and are completely harmless.
Fungal infections in the skin, mucous membranes and nails are common. There are different types of fungi that can cause infection. A fungal infection appears in different ways depending on where on the body it is. Some fungal infections can be treated with non-prescription drugs.
At vitiligo you get white spots on the skin, and sometimes even white hairs. This is because there is no pigment. Vitiligo can be found in single or multiple places on the body. Vitiligo does not infect.
All children at some time get a rash, dots or some kind of change in the skin. For example, there may be eczema, birthmarks or rashes due to infections. This image guide provides examples of common manifestations or ones that it may be important to keep track of.
More than half of all newborn babies get so-called toxic rashes. It is harmless small, red, often bumpy rashes that disappear by themselves.
Seborrheic eczema is a mild eczema that usually occurs when the baby is a few months. Seborrheic eczema in the scalp is called a scab or milk scab. Scabies are common in children up to one year of age, but even older children can get scabies. Seborrheic eczema does not infect and usually go to treat itself.
Psoriasis is a chronic disease that usually rashes the skin. The cause is too rapid growth of skin cells and inflammation of the skin. The rash can disappear for long periods with the help of various treatments. Psoriasis does not infect.
Medallion sickness affects the body, usually in school-aged children and young adults. The disease is most common in spring and autumn. Medallion sickness often goes away by itself within six weeks, but sometimes it can take longer.
Nose rashes appear as raised itchy rashes, which are light red or have the same color as the skin. They can vary in shape, from small individual rashes to large contiguous areas. Typical of hives is that they can quickly change both shape and location without leaving any marks after they disappear.
Lichen ruber planus is a skin disease. The name means roughly red, flat rash. The rash usually sits on the wrists, ankles or lower legs, but can also be spread over the … Read More
There are two types of contact eczema, allergic and non-allergic. You may get allergic contact eczema if your skin has been in contact with something you are allergic to. You usually get non-allergic contact eczema on your hands. It is also called hand eczema. It occurs when the skin’s natural protection becomes weaker, for example if you wash frequently.
Eczema is an inflammation of the skin that causes the skin to become dry, red and often itchy. You may get eczema if the skin’s outer protective layer has weakened or damaged. For example, it may be due to dry skin, abrasion or that you have come into contact with substances that irritate the skin or that you are allergic to. Eczema is not contagious.
Atopic dermatitis, or atopic eczema, is a skin disease that is common in young children. It turns out to be dry, red and itchy rash. Before the age of one, the rash usually starts on the cheeks and then come elsewhere. From the age of two, they usually settle into arm folds or kneecaps. Therefore, eczema is also called flexural eczema.
Cuticle infection is caused by a small wound at the nail where bacteria or fungi can penetrate and grow. Cuticle infection usually goes away by itself.
In case of nail break, the edge of the nail cuts into the skin. It is most common to get nail break in the big toe. Nail cracks are often caused by tight shoes or incorrectly cut nails. You can relieve and prevent nail breakage yourself.
In summer, the water at the beaches can contain bird parasites that are so small that they are not visible. When bathed, they can drill into the skin a few millimeters before dying, resulting in a harmless reaction with itchy rash.
Children who are tired, worried or stressed about something can also get itchy, for example when they go to sleep at night. It can itch all over the body but sometimes it itches in specific places, such as the tail or ears.