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Skin Conditions

The skin is the largest organ of the body, covering the entire body. As the outer protective covering of the body, it is exposed to the environment, making it vulnerable to growths, rashes, discolorations, cysts, burns, injuries, infections, and other disorders.

Many common skin disorders require the clinical care of a physician or other health care professional. Listed in the directory below are some, for which we have provided a brief overview.

Acne

Birthmarks

Bites and Stings

Blisters

Burns

Contact Dermatitis

Cradle Cap / Seborrheic Dermatitis

Diaper Rash

Impetigo

Lice

Poison Ivy / Poison Oak

Sunburn

Warts

Skin Conditions - WellSpan Health

Online Medical Reviewer: Akin, Louise RN BSN
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