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.