Common skin problems not only include acne, but also rosacea, eczema, psoriasis and many more. These can all have a dramatic affect on our lives and can cause extremely low self-confidence.
Acne can be brought on by various different factors such as diet, lifestyle, hormones and stress. It can appear anywhere on the body, although it is most common on the face. The treatments for this can vary from home remedies to prescribed medication depending on the severity. Find your local acne specialist here.
Rosacea is a condition which can cause the sufferer to flush much more than normal. It can cause thickening of the skin, especially on and around the nose. Rosacea also can appear as pus filled spots and pimples; this can have an effect on the eyes causing them to become dry or even watery. Rosacea usually treated by oral medication, creams and lasers.
Eczema is an umbrella term for many skin conditions that cause dry, flaky, itchy skin. Eczema causes are unknown but it is thought to be triggered by allergens or lifestyle and it can also sometimes be hereditary. The treatments that are available are usually oral medication and topical lotions.
Psoriasis is the result of your immune system producing skin cells too quickly, causing patches of skin which are scaly and usually in areas such as elbows, knees, scalp and lower back. Psoriasis can heal up and come back throughout your life. It is usually treated with oral medications, creams and light therapy.
If you're suffering with any skin condition you should seek professional advice to find the most suitable treatment. If you are suffering with psoriasis or eczema you may be prescribed topical steroids. For acne and rosacea there are medicinal and topical treatments available and a professional practitioner might advise you to try these before looking for other solutions.