It’s estimated that the 5 most common skin disorders affect upwards of 50 million Americans. Every day, men and women suffer the negative consequences of having skin they are embarrassed to show in public. From acne to dandruff and psoriasis, this is a list of the most common skin conditions that are impairing quality of life for millions of people of all ages.
There is hope. Learn more about the 5 most common skin disorders below. Follow the links to resources we have on our website, designed exclusively to help calm these conditions in the comfort of your own home. Then, contact our office to schedule an appointment with Dr. Mariano Busso.
What are the 5 most common skin disorders?
Although often thought of as a teens-only skin condition, acne can affect both adults and young adults without exception. Acne is most often caused by clogs and blockages in the pores, though it can be worsened by oily makeup, hormonal changes, skin tension, humidity, and excessive squeezing or picking.
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Known in the medical community as Atopic Dermatitis, eczema is a skin disorder that is known to cause an itchy rash that is red in color. According to the National Eczema Foundation, an estimated 30 million Americans suffer with this incurable condition. Under the guidance of a qualified medical professional, the symptoms of eczema can be greatly reduced and managed. Contact our office to learn more at 305-857-0144.
Dandruff, or seborrheic dermatitis, can be an embarrassing skin condition for both young children and adults. Although the exact cause of dandruff is not known, it is believed that genetics, stress, dry weather, and certain skin-based yeast may all play a role in its formation.
Melanoma is almost always curable, though it must be diagnosed and treated as early as possible. Follow our online guide on how to check for melanoma. If you notice any irregularities, schedule an appointment immediately with Dr. Busso.
Psoriasis is characterized by red, itchy, and scaly patches on the skin. Of all the skin conditions listed here, psoriasis can be the most humbling and damaging to self image. Men and women who have psoriasis often feel self conscious of their skin in public. Moreover, psoriasis may cause thinning or balding when occurring near the scalp.
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Nearly every skin condition can be controlled or reversed by an experienced dermatologist. Schedule an appointment with Dr. Mariano Busso to learn more about skin evaluation and treatment in Miami. Readers are also invited to speak with our office directly at 305-857-0144.