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Ammonium dermatitis
Ammonium dermatitis - 03/07/2012
  This disease is associated with the appearance of rash in the groin in infants. Although there are various causes of this dermatitis, the most common inflammation remains in direct contact. This disease occurs not only in babies using disposables, but also in adults who require their use. Parents usually worry that not enough care for baby's skin and therefore the rash appears, but that did not. Ammonia dermatitis may occur in the first weeks of life the baby, but most often it..
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Warts
Warts - 03/07/2012
  Warts are local growths on the skin that are caused by human papilloma virus. And since they are not contagious, is possible only one family member suffers from them. It is usually affected only part of the body - such as arms or legs. There are different types of warts. Some of them are: · Projections - of the fingers, feet and knees; · Flat - face, legs and other parts of the body, usually many in number; · Around or under the nails; · On foot; · Bar ..
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Acanthosis nigricans
  This is a skin condition characterized by discoloration, thickening and polilavyavane skin in skin folds and darts. Most often it affects the armpits, groin and neck. No specific treatment for Acanthosis nigricans, but treating the underlying disease such as diabetes, his or overweight can help lightening of the skin. The main features of the disease include: changes in the skin - darkening, thickening, polilavyavane of skin folds; slow progression of the disease - ..
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What causes pigmentation spots ?
Pigmentation spots may be caused by sun damage, inflammation or other skin injuries including those related to acne vulgaris people with darker Asian, Mediterranean or African skin tones are also more prone to pigmentation spots, especially if they have excess sun exposure. Many forms of pigmentation spots are caused by an excess production of melanin. It can be diffuse or focal, affecting such areas as the face and the back of the hands. Melanin is produced by melanocytes at the lower laye..
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What does rosacea look like?
There are several symptoms and conditions associated with rosacea. These include frequent flushing, vascular rosacea, inflammatory rosacea and several other conditions involving the skin, eyes and nose. Frequent flushing of the center of the face, which may include the forehead, nose, cheeks, and chin, occurs in the earliest stage of rosacea. The flushing often is accompanied by a burning sensation, particularly when creams or cosmetics are applied to the face. Sometimes the face is swol..
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What causes acne ?
What causes acne ? - 28/05/2012
The exact cause of acne is unknown, but doctors believe it results from several related factors. One important factor is an increase in hormones called androgens (male sex hormones). These increase in both boys and girls during puberty and cause the sebaceous glands to enlarge and make more sebum. Hormonal changes related to pregnancy or starting or stopping birth control pills can also cause acne. ..
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What are the symptoms of pigmentation deficiency ?
People who develop vitiligo usually first notice white patches (depigmentation) on their skin. These patches are more commonly found on sun-exposed areas of the body, including the hands, feet, arms, face and lips. Other common areas for white patches to appear are the armpits and groin and around the mouth, eyes, nostrils, navel, genitals, and rectum. Vitiligo generally appears in one of three patterns: - focal pattern : depigmentation limited to one or only a few areas - segm..
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