Inflammation of the skin

Dermatitis

Any inflammatory condition of the skin; various forms of lesions such as eczema, vesicles, or papule; the three main categories are atopic, contact, and seborrhea dermatitis.

Atopic Dermatitis

Excess inflammation; dry skin, redness, and itching from allergies and irritants.

Contact Dermatitis

Inflammatory skin condition caused by contact with a substance or chemical. Occupational disorders from ingredients in cosmetics and chemical solutions can cause this.

Perioral Dermatitis

Acne-like condition around the mouth. These are mainly small clusters of papas that could be caused by toothpaste or products used on the face.

Eczema

Inflammatory, painful itching disease of ht skin, acute or chronic in nature, with dry or moist lesions. This condition should be referred to a physician. Seborrheic dermatitis, mainly affecting oily areas.

Edema

Swelling caused by a fluid imbalance in cells or a response to injury or infection.

Erythema

Redness caused by inflammation; a red lesion is erthemic.

Folliculitis

Inflammation of the hair follicles caused by a bacterial infection form ingrown hairs. The cause is typically from ingrown hairs due to shaving or other epilation methods.

Pruitis

Persistent itching.

Psoriasis

Skin disease characterized by red patches covered with white-silver scales. It is caused by an over proliferation of skin cells that replicate too fast. Immune dysfunction could be the cause. This is usually found in patches on the scalp, elbows, knees, chest, and lower back.

Urticaria

Also known as hives; caused by an allergic reaction from the body's histamine production.

Pseudofolliculitis

Also known as razor bumps; resembles folliculitis with out the pus or infection.