Related Conditions

A dermatologist can help when you have any significant problem with your skin.


Acne is a disorder of the hair follicles and sebaceous glands. With acne, the sebaceous glands are clogged, which leads to pimples and cysts.

Skin cancer

Skin cancer is the abnormal growth of cells in the skin. It's the most common type of cancer, and it's almost always cured when it is found early...

Skin disease

Most skin problems first appear as a rash, which may go away with home treatment. In some cases a rash does not go away or the skin may become so...

Skin Infections

Detailed information on different types of skin infections, including bacterial, fungal, viral and parasitic skin infections.

Skin ulcers

Skin ulcers are open sores that are often accompanied by the sloughing-off of inflamed tissue. They can be caused by a variety of events, such...


Psoriasis is an inflammatory condition that affects the skin and nails. You may have patches of thick, red skin (plaques) covered with silvery scales. These often appear on the elbows, knees, legs, lower back, and scalp.


Warts are common skin growths that can appear anywhere on the body. In most cases, they are benign (not cancer) and harmless.