Skin Problems

Skin problems, ranging from mild acne to skin cancer, affect people of all ages. Learn more about skin problems at HowStuffWorks.

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Athlete's foot is a common fungal infection of the skin that causes redness, itching, and other symptoms. Learn 25 home remedies that can help you prevent and treat athlete's foot.

By Editors of Consumer Guide

Your skin is an important defender against invaders. It usually fends off trouble quite successfully. Sometimes, however, an allergen gets the best of your skin, causing a reaction.

By Linnea Lundgren

Vinegar is a wonderful -- and inexpensive -- addition to your beauty regimen. Vinegar can help restore the natural acidity of your skin. Learn more about how vinegar can help with beauty.

By Christine Halvorson

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It's the bane of countless teenagers and a frustrating surprise for many adults too. Do doctors know what causes acne?

Scleroderma is a fairly common skin condition that affects the blood vessels, immune system and connective tissue. Learn more about this disease and what steps you can do to avoid this disorder.

By DiscoveryHealth.com writers

Psoriasis is an inherited disorder of the skin, which causes red, scaling bumps and patches on the skin. Learn about the symptoms and treatments for psoriasis.

By DiscoveryHealth.com writers

I noticed a light brown spot emerge on my newborn son's forehead when he was about three days old. It never went away. Everyone calls it a birthmark. What is a birthmark?

By HowStuffWorks.com Contributors

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I noticed a light brown spot emerge on my newborn son's forehead when he was about three days old. It never went away. Everyone calls it a birthmark. What is a birthmark?