Welcome to the dermatology of
Dermatology deals with the diseases or changes of the skin.
Everything from rash ( eczema ), allergy and fungal infection to the tumor is diagnosed and treated.

On the following pages you will find everything about the right skin care, skin diseases and symptoms on, in & under the skin.

Everything about the diseases of the skin

The skin is the largest organ in humans. On our page around the skin diseases you find all illnesses of the skin in the overview.
The most common diseases of the skin include:

  • acne
  • Neurodermits
  • Schuppenflecht
  • Cold sores
  • scabies
  • granuloma
  • Lekoplakie
  • Lichen Ruber

Inflammation of the skin

Especially the armpit is often affected by inflammation. More about the inflammations of the skin can be found at:

  • Inflammation of the armpit
  • Inflammation of the gluteal fold
  • Inflammation of the groin
  • Inflammation of the lip

Changes in the skin

In the course of life it can and will lead to skin changes. These are lower others:

  • Skin changes in old age / age spots
  • Skin lesions on the face
  • Wrinkling of the skin
  • Spider veins
  • pigmentary disorders
  • warts

Interactive skin

You want to know which skin type you are? Then check our skin type.
Do you like to quiz? Then do our quiz around the topic of the skin.

Rash (eczema)

A skin rash (eczema) can affect the entire body without being isolated at individual sites. Read more in our extensive section around the rash:

  • Rash on the face
  • Rash after taking antibiotics
  • Causes of rash

skin care

Our most important topics around the care of the skin:

  • skin cream
  • Skin care for men
  • chiropody
  • Dry skin
  • Oily skin
  • Cracked skin
  • Blemished skin


There are several ways to remove body hair. You can find more about this in our section depilation or directly on:

  • pluck eyebrows
  • Remove lady beard
  • depilatory creme
  • epilation
  • Hair outgrown
  • Remove back hair

Fungal diseases of the skin

There are different forms of fungal diseases of the skin. The most important ones are:

  • athlete's foot
  • nail fungus
  • hand fungus
  • skin fungus

Red spots on the skin and body

Red spots ( medical: referred to as maculae ) can be isolated, or occur all over the body.

  • Rash with red spots
  • Red spots on the legs
  • Red spots on the tongue
  • Red spots on the neck
  • Red spots on the belly

Dry skin

There are external and internal factors that trigger dry skin & dry lips. Mahr on dry skin under:

  • Causes of dry skin
  • Dry skin on the face
  • Dry skin under the eyes
  • Dry skin on the hands
  • Dry skin on the legs

Oily skin

There are a number of triggering factors for oily skin. Especially adolescents are affected during puberty. But nutrition also plays a role in the development of oily skin.

  • Oily skin through nutrition
  • Causes of oily skin
  • The care of oily skin

Blemished skin

Everything useful for dealing with blemished skin.

Cracked skin & fingernails

Especially in dry air, many people suffer from cracked skin and cracked nails.
More on this:

  • Cracked heels
  • Cracked fingers
  • Cracked hands
  • Cracked cuticle
  • Cracked fingertips

Frequently visited topics of dermatology

Increased sweating

There are many factors influencing the occurrence of excessive sweating. The therapy is correct according to the type of development.

  • Causes of excessive sweating
  • Sweating in the night
  • Sweating during menopause
  • Sweaty feet
  • welding hands
  • Treatment of excessive sweating
  • Sweating on the head
  • Sweat on the butt

Increased hair growth in women

Strong hair growth in women is often a burden.


Too much sun damages the skin and the risk of skin cancer increases. More at:

  • sunburn
  • Treatment of a sunburn
  • Prevent sunburn

Everything about the tattoo

You think about a tattoo, or you already own one? Here you will find useful tattoo related topics:

  • What kind of pain occurs with tattooing?
  • The after-treatment of a tattoo

When the skin itches

If the skin itches permanently, it can be a torment. Read more about itchy skin or the topic:

  • Skin itches after shaving
  • Skin itches after showering
  • Skin itches after a sunburn
  • Itching on the anus

Stabbed by the insect

An insect bite usually leads to redness of the skin with unpleasant itching. More at:

  • Inflammation after an insect bite
  • mosquito repellent
  • wasp sting
  • Bee sting


Lots of information about the pus and abscess:

  • The treatment of the abscess
  • Abscess of the armpit
  • Abscess in the genital area
  • Abscess at the butt
  • Abscess on the neck
  • breast abscess

Dermatology at Penn Medicine (February 2020).

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