Related Conditions

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

Acne

Acne is a skin problem that starts when oil and dead skin cells clog up your pores. Acne can range from mild to severe acne, which can mean...

Eczema, atopic dermatitis

Atopic dermatitis, sometimes called eczema, is a skin problem that causes dry skin, intense itching, and then a red, raised rash. It's most common...

Skin cancer, melanoma

Melanoma is a serious form of skin cancer that starts in the pigment-producing skin cells called melanocytes. These cells become abnormal, grow...

Skin cancer, non-melanoma

Skin cancer is the abnormal growth of cells in the skin. It is the most common type of cancer. It is 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...

Cellulitis

Cellulitis is a skin infection caused by bacteria. Normally, your skin helps protect you from infection. But if you have a cut, sore, or insect...

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

Psoriasis is a chronic, inflammatory skin disease characterized by dry, reddish (erythematous), thickened patches of skin that are covered with...

Warts

A wart is a harmless skin growth caused by some types of the virus called the human papillomavirus (HPV). There are more than 100 known types of...