10 Common Skin Conditions: Understanding Symptoms, Causes, and Precautions


Skin diseases affect people of all ages and backgrounds, but knowing about them can help manage and find relief from their symptoms. Here, we’ll discuss the top 10 common skin conditions, their symptoms, causes, and treatment options in easy-to-understand language.

Common Skin Conditions

Acne #01 Common Skin Conditions : Pesky Pimples and How to Deal with Them



Those annoying red bumps filled with pus.


Small, dark spots on your skin.


Similar to blackheads but white or flesh-colored.

Red Bumps:

Tiny raised bumps that may be red or pink.


Pimples with a white or yellow center.

Painful Lumps:

Big, solid, painful lumps beneath your skin.

Pus-filled Lumps:

Deep, painful lumps beneath your skin that can leave scars.


Hormonal changes, stress, genetics, and bacteria can all contribute to acne.


Wash your face gently twice a day.
Don’t squeeze or pick at your pimples.
Use skincare products labeled “non-comedogenic”.
Protect your skin from the sun with sunscreen.

Acne #01 Common Skin Conditions

Eczema (Atopic Dermatitis) #02 Common Skin Conditions: Dealing with Dry, Itchy Skin


Dry, Itchy Skin:

Persistent dryness and itching.

Red, Inflamed Patches:

Raised or swollen red patches.


Red, scaly, or crusty patches.


Fluid-filled blisters that may ooze and crust over.

Thickened Skin:

Hardened skin due to scratching.


Patches may appear darker or lighter than the surrounding skin.


Scratching can lead to infections.


Genetics, allergies, and environmental factors can trigger eczema.


Moisturize your skin regularly.
Use corticosteroid creams to reduce inflammation.
Avoid triggers like harsh soaps and stress.

Eczema (Atopic Dermatitis) #02 Common Skin Conditions:

Psoriasis #03 Common Skin Conditions: Coping with Red, Scaly Skin


Red Patches:

Raised red patches with silvery scales.

Itching or Burning Sensation:

Uncomfortable sensations.

Dry, Cracked Skin:

Dryness and cracking.

Thickened or Pitted Nails:

Nail changes.

Joint Pain:

Joint stiffness or pain.


Immune system issues and genetics play a role in psoriasis.


Topical treatments like corticosteroids can help.
Phototherapy exposes the skin to UV light.
Lifestyle changes and medications can manage symptoms.

Psoriasis #03 Common Skin Conditions

Rosacea #04 Common Skin Conditions: Managing Facial Redness


Facial Redness:

Persistent redness on the face.

Visible Blood Vessels:

Thin red lines on the skin.

Bumps and Pustules:

Red, pus-filled bumps.


Episodes of facial redness.

Eye Irritation:

Dryness, burning, and irritation in the eyes.


Triggers like sunlight, stress, and certain foods can worsen rosacea.


Use topical treatments and oral medications.
Avoid triggers like spicy foods and alcohol.

Rosacea #04 Common Skin Conditions

Dermatitis #05 Common Skin Conditions: Understanding Itchy, Red Skin



Persistent itching.


Inflamed, red skin.


Dry, scaly patches.


Red, raised bumps or patches.


Fluid-filled blisters.


Allergies, irritants, and genetics can cause dermatitis.


Use moisturizers and corticosteroids.
Avoid triggers like harsh soaps and stress.

Dermatitis #05 Common Skin Conditions

Hives (Urticaria)#06 Common Skin Conditions: Dealing with Itchy, Raised Bumps


Raised Bumps:

Red or pink welts on the skin.


Intense itching.


Swelling in various body parts.


Raised bumps or patches.


Allergies, medications, infections, stress, and physical factors can cause hives.


Use antihistamines and avoid triggers.
Apply cool compresses for relief.

Hives (Urticaria)#06 Common Skin Conditions

Vitiligo #07 Common Skin Conditions: Coping with White Patches


Depigmented Patches:

White patches on the skin.

Symmetrical Distribution:

Patches on both sides of the body.

Progressive Nature:

Patches may enlarge over time.


Autoimmune factors and genetics contribute to vitiligo.


Treatments include topical corticosteroids and phototherapy.
Avoid sun exposure to prevent further depigmentation.

Vitiligo #07 Common Skin Conditions:

Impetigo #08 Common Skin Conditions: Managing Red Sores and Blisters


Red Sores:

Sores that rupture and crust over.


Itchy and uncomfortable skin.

Contagious Nature:

Highly contagious through direct contact.


Bacterial infection, often from Staphylococcus aureus or Streptococcus pyogenes.


Use antibiotic ointments and oral antibiotics.
Practice good hygiene to prevent spreading.

Impetigo #08 Common Skin Conditions

Ringworm #09 Common Skin Conditions: Treating Circular Rashes


Circular Rash:

Red or pink rash with a clear center.


Itchy and uncomfortable skin.

Scalp Involvement:

Hair loss and scaly patches on the scalp.


Fungal infection spread through direct contact or contaminated surfaces.


Use antifungal creams and keep the affected area clean and dry.

Ringworm #09 Common Skin Conditions

Athlete’s Foot #10 Common Skin Conditions: Combatting Itchy, Burning Feet


Itchy, Burning Feet:

Red, itchy skin between the toes.

Peeling or Cracked Skin:

Dry, scaly skin with cracks.

Foul Odor:

Unpleasant smell from the infected feet.


Fungal infection spread through warm, damp environments.


Use antifungal medications and keep feet dry and clean.

Athlete’s Foot #10 Common Skin Conditions


Knowing about common skin conditions can help you manage symptoms and seek appropriate treatment. If you suspect you have a skin condition, consult a dermatologist for personalized care. Remember to practice good skincare habits and avoid triggers to maintain healthy skin.

Dermatology in Yamuna Vihar, Delhi

Led by Dr. Tasleem Ahmad (M.B.B.S. | M.D. (Skin & VD) | Formerly at Dr. R.M.L. Hospital, New Delhi), our Dermatology Section is your one-stop destination for all of your skin-related problems. Schedule your appointment at Parmanand Medical Centre, Yamuna Vihar now.

  • White Patches
  • Acne or Pimples
  • Cosmetic
  • Venereal diseases
  • Leprosy
  • Other Skin-Related Issues

At Dr. Tasleem Ahmad’s dermatology section, we provide a range of services to cater to all your skin-related issues. Our Experienced and highly-qualified dermatologist, Dr. Ahmad, specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of various skin conditions such as white patches, acne or pimples, cosmetic concerns, venereal diseases, leprosy, and other skin-related issues. We believe that every individual deserves healthy and beautiful skin, and we strive to provide personalized care and treatment plans to help our patients achieve their skin goals. With state-of-the-art equipment and the latest techniques, we ensure that our patients receive the best care possible. So, book your appointment today and take the first step towards healthier, happier skin.

If you have any inquiries regarding our physicians or services, please don’t hesitate to reach out to Parmanand Medical Centre. You can contact us by calling (+91) 997-116-4152 or by sending an email to [email protected]. Additionally, you can click here to access our location on the map or request an appointment. We extend our best wishes to you and your family for a healthy and joyful time.

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