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Acne

What is acne?

Occurs when hair follicles plug with oil and dead skin cells.

Most common in teenagers and young adults.

Common symptoms may include blackheads, whiteheads, pus-filled pimples and/or large, red, tender bumps.
 

Psoriasis

What is psoriasis?

Occurs when skin cells build up and form scales and itchy, dry, red patches.

It may be linked to a problem in the immune system.

The most common symptom is a skin rash and may involve nails and/or joints.

Atopic Dermatitis

What is atopic dermatitis?

Itchy inflammation of the skin. Commonly known as eczema.

Most common in teenagers and young adults.

Common symptoms may include blackheads, whiteheads, pus-filled pimples and/or large, red, tender bumps.
 

Alopecia Areata

What is alopecia areata?

An autoimmune disease.

Occurs when the immune system confuses normal cells for foreign cells and attacks them.

Common symptoms may include loss of hair on face, scalp, or other areas of the body