Common Skin Ailments

Common Skin Ailments

Skin ailments are more common than you’d imagine. We have come up with a few common skin ailments that warrant a visit to a dermatologist.


Acne is a condition that occurs when dead cells and oil get accumulated in hair follicles. It appears as whiteheads, pimples, and blackheads on the face, shoulders, chest, and upper back. Though it affects teenagers the most, it can also occur in people of other ages.

Acne can bring out emotional issues, especially among teenagers because looks is a very important aspect of their life. In fact, a study shows that 96% of people with acne have reported feeling depressed because of their condition.

In some cases, acne can also cause a permanent scar on your skin. It is best you start acne treatment at the earliest to reduce the risk of such problems. An adolescent dermatologist is someone who specializes in treating the skin conditions of teenagers and adolescents, and he/she can help you in this area.


Your skin is constantly exposed to different forms of pollution and this leads to the accumulation of dirt and dust. In addition, dead cells also pile up and all of these together make your skin look dull and lifeless.


Skin cancer is the most common type of cancer and one that can be cured completely if found early. Current estimates show that one out of every five people will develop skin cancer in their lifetime. This goes to show how common this ailment is, and at the same time, it is serious enough to head to a medical dermatologist with the right experience and knowledge of advanced dermatology.


Another common skin ailment is varicose veins, which are nothing but enlarged and twisted veins that appear just under the skin of your legs. These varicose veins look ugly and in some cases, can even be painful. A varicose vein should never be ignored as there is always a possibility for bleeding or superficial thrombophlebitis, both of which can be life-threatening.

You may have to undergo a varicose vein therapy for this condition and this requires the right cosmetic dermatology specialists.

To conclude, these are the most common skin ailments though there are a few others too such as allergies, rashes, and more. The rule of thumb is, to head out to a Shinagawa Aesthetics if your skin condition doesn’t go away in a few days or if it affects you physically or emotionally. 

After all, looking attractive is an innate human nature and it begins with healthy skin that requires the services of a cosmetic dermatologist.

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