Skin wounds may be caused accidentally because of a trauma, or deliberately as in the case of surgery. They may be only on the surface, such as scrapes or grazes, or deeper.
When in babies the diaper area gets reddened and it burns. It can be due to the use of aggressive detergents or creams, or also simply the fact that the diaper isn’t changed as often as needed.
Varicella (chickenpox) and Herpes zoster or St. Antony’s fire are caused by the Varicella zoster virus.
Atopic Dermatitis (AD) is the cutaneous expression of atopy, and takes the form of dry, itchy and eczematous skin.
Lice are very small insects, one or two millimeters long, that nest on your hair and feed with blood.
Cradle cap is very similar to Seborrheic Dermatitis but occurs in the first three or four months of life and then tends to regress spontaneously.
Dry skin (cutaneous xerosis in medical terms) may be a constitutional characteristic, a consequence of Atopic Dermatitis.