Skin is an important part of our body with 3 main functions: protection, sensation, and regulation and has direct contact with the environment. But it’s sensitive and more likely to have medical issues because of many internal and external factors, not only weaken our health but also cause unattractive looks. They make us less confident and have many troubles in daily life.
Thus, common skin conditions and how to address them quickly are the concern of many people. Let’s find some useful information to protect your skin in this article.
Acne is one of the most common skin conditions
1. General information about common skin conditions
What are common skin conditions?
There are many factors causing skin conditions in humans, including certain diseases, allergies or irritants, problems of the immune system, and heredity. It’s the truth that almost all of us have experienced a few common skin conditions in our whole life.
Condition in medicine is known as an abnormal state of health. It obstructs the usual activities or causes unhealthy feelings. Thus, common dermatological conditions are really unfortunate problems that nobody wants to have.
To discuss skin condition, skin disease and disorder are the 2 closely related issues. Many people often mistake these terms but they have differences.
Disease is a result when our body responds to internal and external factors pathophysiologically. While disorder is a result of disease to disrupt normal and regular functions or parts of our body.
Thus, in this article, to focus on addressing common skin conditions, we’ve got that skin disorders means skin diseases. And these conditions are the result of disorders or diseases as well.
Skin disease in human
What is skin disease?
Skin covers the whole surface of our body and carries out 3 main functions including protection, sensation, and regulation. It plays an important role in creating our body’s barriers against the external environment which contains many harmful agents such as polluted air, dush, smog, UVA and UVB spray, bacteria, etc.
This part of our body is also sensitive and more likely to have medical problems because of many internal and external factors. When there are strong impacts of these factors to our integumentary system, beyond the control of our body, normal operation will be disrupted and cause skin disease.
In other words, skin disease is a pathophysiological result when our body responds to internal and external factors that impact on skin. It not only weakens our health but also causes unattractive looks. They can make us less confident and have many troubles in daily life.
We’d better prevent skin disease because it is obstinate, troublesome, and has to be treated with strict medical measures. So, protecting and taking care of skin is really necessary.
List of skin disease or medical conditions
To know more about common skin conditions, we can take a look at the list of most common skin diseases or medical conditions below, divided by types of skin disease: permanent conditions and temporary conditions. It’s also a skincare top list about unfortunate skin issues.
- Seborrheic dermatitis
- Keratosis pilaris
- Fungal nail infection
- Cold sore
- Athlete’s foot
These conditions are also known as common skin disorders which cause many troubles for patients with unattractive looks. However, most of them are painless, especially skin disease with bumps.
Protecting skin with an SPF and covering is an effective way to prevent skin conditions
2. Addressing common skin conditions
In fact, most people are likely to suffer from certain skin conditions. Thus, it’s necessary to prevent them and prepare enough knowledge to treat skin conditions if you, unfortunately, suffer from them.
Examine immediately when you have any skin abnormalities
When you have any skin abnormalities, you need to identify them quickly to make clear causes and what types they are. We can’t do it ourselves and medical treatments are compulsory. Thus, a soon examination by a dermatological specialist will help treat your issues more quickly.
Doctors not only determine the correct types and causes of skin conditions but also give you prescriptions. In fact, even if you know what types of skin conditions you are suffering from, it’s hard to buy drugs for it because of many strict regulations about prescription drugs.
Prevent harmful external factors
Not all skin conditions can be prevented, especially genetic conditions, ones resulting from other illnesses or other internal factors. But in many cases, prevention is still effective and necessary to protect our skins from harmful external factors.
Skin has a direct contact with the external environment which contains many harmful agents such as polluted air, dust, smoke, UVA and UVB spray, bacteria, etc. In case of allergies, food can be harmful to the skin. These external factors can cause many skin conditions which weaken our health or lead to many troubles of our life.
The best way to prevent harmful external factors is to know how to take care of your skin rightly. According to specialists, to protect the skin, people should focus on cleansing and skin care, strengthening immunity, vaccinating and bewaring of infectious skin disease.
Cleansing and skincare
- Wash your hands with soap
- Bath everyday
- Wash your clothes carefully
- Replace bed sheets frequently
- Eat clean food
- Avoid dust, smoke and sunlight with coverings
- Use suitable body lotion products
Besides, you should use an SPF to protect skin from UVA and UVB spray in sunlight. In the case of acne, you can address this issue with a suitable skincare routine. This skin condition is very common and you will find many helpful and easy-doing tips.
Strengthen immune systems
Immune systems help our body control the impacts of internal and external factors on our health and keep our normal activities not interfered by these factors. In that way, immune systems play an important role to protect our skin.
Thus, strengthening immune systems will be useful to prevent some common skin conditions. You should improve your health with good habits such as doing exercises, sleeping 7-8 hours per day, supplying enough nutrient food and water, avoiding stress, etc.
Vaccinating and bewaring of infectious skin disease
- Vaccine for infectious skin disease
- Don’t contact directly with skin of infectious skin disease patients
- Don’t share personal items such as towel, comb, clothes with strange people
Common skin conditions are the concern of many people because of their bad impacts on our life. When we have skin conditions, the first thing to do is visiting doctors for a thorough examination and prescription.
Both internal and external factors can cause skin conditions. Some of them lead to common skin conditions such as acne, keratosis pilaris, etc. Not all of them can be prevented. But we’d better keep our health, continuously improve and protect our health to prevent common skin conditions.
Thereby, hopefully, you find this article useful to address the body’s common skin issues.
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