Detailed information on generalized exfoliative dermatitis, including symptoms, causes, and treatment
Detailed information on granuloma annulare, including symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment
Detailed information on ingrown hairs, including symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment
Detailed information on keratosis pilaris, including treatment
Detailed information on molluscum contagiosum, including causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment
Detailed information on benign skin growths. These include dermatofibromas, dermoid cysts, freckles, keloids, keratoacanthomas, lipomas, and moles.
Detailed information on pityriasis rosea, including causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment
Detailed information on prickly heat, including symptoms and treatment.
Detailed information on psoriasis, including causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment
Detailed information on the most common types of ringworm, including diagnosis and treatment
Detailed information on the most common types of rosacea, including prerosacea, vascular rosacea, inflammatory rosacea, and rhinophyma
Detailed information on scabies, including symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment
Detailed information on the different types of scars, including keloid scars, hypertrophic scars, contractures, and adhesions.
Staphylococcal scalded skin syndrome (SSSS) is a serious skin infection. The infection causes peeling skin over large parts of the body. It looks like the skin has been scalded or burned by hot liquid. It’s more common in the summer and fall.
Detailed information on tinea versicolor, including symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment
Detailed information on toxic epidermal necrolysis, including symptoms and treatment
Detailed information on treating aged or sun-damaged skin.
Detailed information on excessive hairiness, including causes, diagnosis, and treatment
Diabetes affects the way the body metabolizes, or uses, digested food to make glucose, the main source of fuel for the body.
Diabetes can damage the nerves in your feet, as well as lead to blood vessel disease. These conditions make it more difficult to notice when you injure your foot or develop a sore.
Gestational diabetes is a type of diabetes that happens during pregnancy. The symptoms of gestational diabetes usually go away after delivery. But sometimes they do not, or you may develop type 2 diabetes later.
If you have diabetes, you are twice as likely to have high blood pressure. Untreated, high blood pressure can raise your risk for heart disease.
Diabetes affects the cardiovascular system, but many problems aren't apparent until a person has a heart attack or stroke.
Hypoglycemia is low blood sugar (glucose). Hypoglycemia may be a condition by itself, or may be a complication of diabetes or another disorder.
Nephropathy means your kidneys are not working well. The final stage of nephropathy is called kidney failure, end-stage renal disease, or ESRD. Diabetes, both type 1 and type 2, is the most common cause of kidney disease. Type 1 is more likely to lead to ESRD. There are 5 stages of diabetic nephropathy. The final stage is ESRD. Progress from one stage to the next can take many years.