In-depth

Actinic keratosis

Actinic keratosis is a skin growth that appears as a rough, scaly patch. Left untreated, skin cancer sometimes develops.

Dyshidrosis

Dyshidrosis is a condition in which small, fluid-filled blisters occur on the palms of your hands or the soles of your feet, causing intense itching.

Esophageal cancer

Reduce your risk of esophageal cancer by eating more fruits and vegetables.

Granuloma annulare

Granuloma annulare is a chronic skin condition that causes raised, reddish or skin-colored bumps (lesions) that form ring patterns, usually on the hands and feet.

Infant jaundice

Infant jaundice, a yellowing of the skin and eyes, is common after birth. Careful monitoring and treatment is important for preventing rare, but serious, complications.

Lichen nitidus

Lichen nitidus, a rare condition in which tiny bumps emerge on the skin, usually clears up without treatment.

Lichen planus

Lichen planus is an inflammatory disorder that results in lesions on the skin or mucous membranes.

Macular degeneration, wet

Wet macular degeneration is a severe form of age-related macular degeneration.

Morphea

Morphea is a skin condition characterized by small red or purple patches that develop firm, white or ivory centers.

Pityriasis rosea

Pityriasis rosea is a common skin condition characterized by a fine, scaly rash that typically starts as one large spot and then spreads.

Polymorphous light eruption

Polymorphous light eruption is a sun-induced skin rash affecting people who develop a sensitivity to sunlight.

Psoriasis

Though psoriasis can be uncomfortable and sometimes painful, you can take steps to improve your symptoms.

Skin cancer

The risk of melanoma, one form of skin cancer, is on the rise among young adults. Most skin cancers are preventable. Find out how to reduce your risk.

Squamous cell carcinoma

Find out how to prevent squamous cell carcinoma — a common type of skin cancer.

Sun allergy

Sun allergy can be a bothersome condition. Learn about causes and treatment.

May. 15, 2014