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Skin and Hair

The skin is the outer covering of the body, and the hair is a protein filament that grows through the skin. Even if problems with these are not usually in themselves serious, they cause a disproportionate amount of distress because they affect the way we look.

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Acne / Pimples / Zits

Acne vulgaris (commonly called acne) is a common skin condition, affecting 85-100% of people at some time during their lives. It is caused by changes in the pilosebaceous units, skin structures consisting of a hair follicle and its associated sebaceous gland via androgen stimulation.

Albinism / Hypopigmentation / Albinos

Albinism is a hereditary disorder characterized by defects in melanin production which results in little or no pigmentation in the skin, hair, and eyes. There is no cure for albinism, but it can be managed, especially with special care for the skin and eyes.

Albinos and their families need a lot of support, and you can join this online support group for albinos to meet professionals who can help or contact other people or families with the same challenges.

Athletes Foot / Tinea Pedis

Athlete’s foot is a fungal infection of the skin that causes flaking, scaling and itching. Usually, it affects the soles of the feet, but it can spread to other areas including the groin. It spreads on moist and warm surfaces, like bathroom floors, and also through infected clothes or footwear and through swimming pools.

Learn more about athlete’s foot by joining our online group. Ask your questions, get answers from experts, and share experiences.

Boils / Skin Abscess

An abscess (Latin: abscessus) is a collection of pus (dead neutrophils) that has accumulated in a cavity formed by the tissue on the basis of an infectious process (usually caused by bacteria or parasites) or other foreign materials (e.g. splinters, bullet wounds, or injecting needles).

Burns

Burn injuries, today, is considered one of the most serious health cares problem in the world. It has only been in the past several years that the medical profession has begun to recognize and understand the problems associated with burns.

If you seek to better comprehend the severity and implications of several burn injuries, our support group on the subject is the place to be!

Chickenpox / Varicella

Chickenpox is a common contagious disease caused by the varicella zoster virus which causes fever and skin rashes all over the body.

This online group on chickenpox will help you know more about the disease and its treatments from doctors and others interested in it.

Club Foot / Talipes / Talipes Equinovarus

Club foot or talipes, or talipes equinovarus is a congenital abnormality of the foot in which the foot is turned inward, and sometimes the ankle is turned down where the sole of the foot should be. The condition is not painful, but can cause difficulty in walking and discomfort as the child grows.

Join this online support group for people with club feet and their families and doctors to meet others who have coped with this condition and who can help you.

Cold Sores/ Fever Blisters / Recurrent Herpes Labialis

Cold sores are tiny and painful blisters filled with fluid. Triggered by a virus, they generally appear around the lips, nose or mouth. They are also known as fever blisters.

Want to learn how to manage cold sores? Or better, how to avoid them? Pick up easy tips and medical advice on cold sores at this support group.

Hair Loss

Alopecia or hair loss is the medical description of the loss of hair from the head or body, sometimes to the extent of baldness. Unlike the common cosmetic depilation of body hair, alopecia tends to be involuntary and unwelcome.

Heat Exhaustion

Heat exhaustion happens after prolonged exposure to hot temperatures, which disables the body’s temperature control mechanisms. Low fever, fatigue, nausea, a moist skin, a racing and weak pulse and fast breathing are symptoms of heat exhaustion. If this is not treated immediately, it can lead to a life-threatening heat stroke.

Join our online group on heat exhaustion to learn more from doctors about how to deal with this serious condition. Post your questions and get answers from experts.







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