Skin Conditions

  • Acne

    Acne is one of the most common diseases in dermatology. It usually begins at puberty due...

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    Acne
  • Ageing Of Skin

    Only about 10% - 20% of skin ageing is inevitable and is due to the passing of time and...

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    Ageing Of Skin
  • Cradle Cap

    Cradle cap is due to an over-activity of the sebaceous glands. It appears as an...

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    Cradle Cap
  • Dandruff

    Dandruff is an excessive flaking of skin on the scalp, with some skin flakes caught...

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    Dandruff
  • Hand Inflammation

    Hand inflammation may appear as a red, itching rash, and the skin is usually dry. It may...

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    Hand Inflammation
  • Heat Rash Or Prickly Heat

    Heat rash is caused by a blockage of the sweat duct by a keratin plug. This condition is...

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    Heat Rash Or Prickly Heat
  • Psoriasis (Includes Psoriasis of the Scalp)

    Psoriasis is characterised by sharply defined, red patches of skin which soon become...

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    Psoriasis (Includes Psoriasis of the Scalp)
  • Sunburn

    Sunburn is caused by exposure of the skin to UV rays of the sun. Minor degrees of sunburn...

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    Sunburn
  • Atopic Eczema, Atopic Dermatitis, Infantile Eczema

    The term atopy was originally used to describe a group of patients who had a personal...

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    Atopic Eczema, Atopic Dermatitis, Infantile Eczema
  • Sensitive Skin

    Skin reactions to commonly known irritants such as alcohol, aluminium, lanolin, colour...

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    Sensitive Skin
  • Dermatitis, Eczema

    Dermatitis and eczema are interchangeable terms. Both are used to describe inflammation...

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    Dermatitis, Eczema
  • Dry Skin

    Normal skin has a smooth and glowing appearance; dry skin is dull in appearance, and may...

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    Dry Skin
  • Herpes Simplex (Cold Sores), Herpes Zoster (Shingles)

    Herpes Simplex (Cold Sores) Herpes simplex is one of the most common infections of man....

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    Herpes Simplex (Cold Sores), Herpes Zoster (Shingles)
  • Seborrhoeic Dermatitis

    Seborrhoeic Dermatitis is a common dermatitis with a characteristic distribution. It...

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    Seborrhoeic Dermatitis
  • Itching Skin (Pruritus)

    Itching is a feeling of the skin which induces scratching. By scratching, we replace the...

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    Itching Skin (Pruritus)
  • Bed Sore Prevention

    A bedsore is an ulcer or reddened, sore skin on the buttocks, heels and elbows which...

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    Bed Sore Prevention
  • Facial Rashes

    The skin on the face is more sensitive than most areas on the body and facial rashes may...

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    Facial Rashes
  • Fungal Infections

    Fungal or mycotic infections may occur in many different areas of the body- on the feet...

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    Fungal Infections
  • Napkin Rash

    Napkin rash or Nappy rash can occur with anyone wearing a nappy or incontinence pad.  It...

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    Napkin Rash
  • Pregnancy Itch

    Pruritus during pregnancy is fairly common. It is often generalised and the skin appears...

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    Pregnancy Itch
  • Hair Care

    Hair is an important part of our appearance. A healthy scalp means healthy hair....

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    Hair Care
  • Pruritus Ani, Vulvae

    Pruritus ani (or itching of the anal area) can cause great distress and has many causes....

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    Pruritus Ani, Vulvae
  • Measles (Includes German Measles)

    Measles is a severe contagious disease, which mostly occurs in children. A running nose,...

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    Measles (Includes German Measles)
  • Skin Cancer

    TYPES OF SKIN CANCER There are 3 main types of skin cancer: 1. Basal cell carcinoma...

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    Skin Cancer
  • Chicken Pox

    Chicken pox is an acute infectious viral disease. The incubation period is 11 – 20...

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    Chicken Pox