Ichthyosis Vulgaris symptoms
Ichthyosis Vulgaris

  • Dry skin is an uncomfortable condition marked by scaling, itching, and cracking. It can occur for a variety of reasons. Some people have naturally dry skin and may experience frequent symptoms. However, even the oiliest skin can get dry at times. ...
  • A rash is a noticeable change in the texture or color of the skin, causing the skin to become itchy, bumpy, chapped, scaly, or otherwise irritated. Rashes are caused by a wide range of conditions, including allergies, medication, cosmetics, and va...
  • Eye burning accompanied by discharge and/or itching is usually a sign of infection, and should be looked at by a doctor immediately. It can also be a sign of a foreign body in the eye or an injury to the eye.
  • Dermatitis is a general term used to describe inflammation of the skin, most commonly evidenced by an itchy pink or red rash.
  • Itchy skin, also known as pruritus, is an irritating and uncontrollable sensation that makes you want to scratch to relieve the feeling.
  • A skin lesion KOH exam is a simple skin test to check if an infection in the skin is caused by fungus. KOH stands for potassium (K), oxygen (O), and hydrogen (H). These elements make up potassium hydroxide. Besides the exam, KOH is used in fertili...
  • A skin lesion is a part of the skin that has an abnormal growth or appearance compared to the skin around it. Types include blisters, nodules, and rash, among others.
  • The medical term for scaling skin, desquamation, comes from the Latin desquamare, meaning “to scrape scales off a fish.” If you have seen or performed this activity, you understand what scaling skin is. The outer layer of skin becomes dry and flaky and peels away from the body in large pieces with the appearance of scales..
    Date:November 30, 2007
  • Scaling skin is the loss of the outer layer of the epidermis in large, scale-like flakes. Desquamation, dropping of scales, exfoliating, flaking skin, peeling skin, scaly skin
  • Detecting changes in skin color is challenging because there is such a wide range of skin coloration in all individuals. Subtle changes like skin blanching may occur gradually over time, or there may be a sudden onset.
    Date:October 31, 2007
  • Blanching of skin occurs when the skin becomes pale in response to gentle pressure. Blanched skin, skin blanches, skin turns white.
  • Hyperpigmentation is a condition that causes the skin to darken. It can occur in small patches or cover large areas of the body.
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