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1.  Dermatitis
If you've ever been out hiking in the woods, you probably know to avoid certain plants: poison oak, poison ivy, and poison sumac, for example. They're all off-limits, unless, of course, you want to suffer from ...
Symptoms:
  • Increased skin pigmentation
  • Swelling of skin
  • On examination - serous bullae
  • Rash
  • Blisters
2.  Contact Dermatitis
Contact dermatitis is a condition that makes skin red or inflamed after contact with a particular substance. Contact dermatitis is either the result of an allergen or an irritant. Allergic dermatitis usually appear...
Symptoms:
  • Increased skin pigmentation
  • Rash scaly
  • Nipple itching
  • Blanching of skin
  • Back rash
3.  Stasis Dermatitis And Ulcers
Stasis dermatitis is skin inflammation caused by blood pooling in the veins in your legs. Pooling of blood in the veins of the legs is called venous insufficiency or venous stasis.Venous pooling causes the pressur...
Symptoms:
  • Increased skin pigmentation
  • Pain
  • Back rash
  • Leg pain
  • Perianal rash
4.  Ringworm of the Body (Tinea Corporis)
Ringworm of the body is a skin infection caused by a fungus. "Ringworm" is a misnomer-the infection has nothing to do with worms. Its name comes from the small, ring- or circle-shaped rash that appears on the body du...
Symptoms:
  • Increased skin pigmentation
  • Anal itching
  • Skin redness
  • Ring-shaped rash
  • Rash scaly
5.  Eczema
Eczema is a common skin condition hallmarked by itchy and inflamed patches of skin, particularly on faces in infants, as well as inside the elbow and behind the knees of children, teenagers, and adults. Also commonl...
Symptoms:
  • Increased skin pigmentation
  • Lichenification of skin
  • Decreased skin pigmentation
  • Elbow rash
  • Blanching of skin
6.  Tinea Versicolor
The fungus Pityrosporum ovale is a nonharmful type of yeast that is found on the surface of the skin. It normally does not cause any health problems. However, sometimes this yeast begins to grow out of control...
Symptoms:
  • Increased skin pigmentation
  • Discolored skin patches
  • Decreased skin pigmentation
  • Macule
  • Itching
7.  Addison’s Disease
Addison's disease occurs when the adrenal cortex is damaged and the adrenal glands do not produce enough steroid hormones called cortisol and aldosterone. Cortisol regulates the body's reaction to stressful situations...
Symptoms:
  • Increased skin pigmentation
  • Hair loss
  • Low grade fever
  • Heart rate altered
  • Aversion to food or drink
8.  Cushing Syndrome
Cushing syndrome is when your body has abnormally high levels of a hormone called cortisol. This can happen for a variety of reasons, the most common of which is overuse of corticosteroid medications.Symptoms include ...
Symptoms:
  • Increased skin pigmentation
  • Obesity
  • High blood pressure
  • No menstrual period
  • Headache
9.  Addisonian Crisis (Acute Adrenal Crisis)
When we're stressed out, our adrenal glands produce a hormone called cortisol. Cortisol helps our bodies respond effectively to stress. It also plays a role in bone health, immune response, and the metabolism of food...
This condition is considered a medical emergency. Urgent care may be required.
Symptoms:
  • Increased skin pigmentation
  • Nausea
  • Coma
  • Rapid breathing
  • Low blood pressure
10.  Jock Itch
Tinea cruris (or jock itch, as it is popularly called) is a fungal infection of the groin. Your skin is host to numerous types of fungi called dermatophytes. Usually, you are completely unaware of these fungi. But i...
Symptoms:
  • Increased skin pigmentation
  • Blisters
  • Itching genital
  • Groin inflammation
  • Rash on genitals
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