Living with Skin Conditions

Living with Skin Conditions

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The skin is the largest organ in the human body. Some skin conditionsa€”including acne, excessive sweating, and unwanted hair growtha€”appear at puberty as a result of hormonal changes. Other skin conditionsa€”such as psoriasis, ichthyosis, vitiligo, and excessive molesa€”can be genetic. Still other skin conditions may be caused by injury or by contagions. Living with Skin Conditions provides all the information teens need to understand this topic, including conditions, causes, prevention, and available treatments. Helpful sidebars, appendixes, and further reading guide additional exploration, and real-life examples throughout the book illustrate the impact of living with a skin condition. This informative new guide includes up-to-date information on acne, burns, cuts, chronic skin conditions, paying for care, and much more.By the way, it isna#39;t necessarya€”and may be harmful to people and petsa€”to spray with insecticides or fogs to get rid of ... Scabies are microscopic mites that burrow into the upper layers of human skin, where they make themselves at home andanbsp;...

Title:Living with Skin Conditions
Author:Sarah L. Chamlin, E. A. Tremblay
Publisher:Infobase Publishing - 2010


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