Shingles is caused by the varicella-zoster virus that's also responsible for causing chickenpox. Shingles usually causes a rash or blisters on the skin.
Reddening of the face can have a number of causes, the most common being blushing and rosacea.
Here are some charities and organisations offering help, support and information on skin conditions.kin problems.
Morgellons is a term that has been used to describe an unexplained constellation of symptoms, with the main signs involving the skin.
BootsWebMD helps you look beneath the surface of the skin and find out about conditions affecting the skin.
BootsWebMD explains the causes, symptoms, and treatment of Henoch-Schönlein purpura, an inflammatory disease of the small blood vessels.
Lichen sclerosus is a relatively rare, chronic skin condition with no known cure.
Necrotising fasciitis, sometimes known as NF, is a rare but serious, bacterial infection
For most people, dry skin can be managed with moisturiser and other skin care approaches. However, for ultra dry skin, an assessment by a doctor or dermatologist may be needed.
Dermatitis is inflammation of the skin. Depending on the type of dermatitis, areas of skin may become red and itchy with some acute attacks causing crusty scales or blisters that ooze fluid.
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