The beauty of my skin

    Top 5 Common Skin problems

    Oct 11, 2021


        What kind of skin problem do people have?

    People are facing many skin problems. Few skin problems are not that harmful but few have a severe effect. Some skin problem leads to serious skin infection too and few have a minor effect.
    Moreover, minor skin disorders are easily treatable such as acne, blemishes, scars, sebaceous filaments eczema, and blackheads. According to research, all these skin problems show similar symptoms. So it is necessary to differentiate between before taking treatment.

    Here is a list of common skin disorders

    1. Acne:



    Acne is a common form of skin problem. Both men and women suffer from acne but it affects women the most.A study claims that acne affects 54 percent of women and 40 percent of men. According to a report of the American Academy of dermatology, about 40 to 50 million people are affected by acne in the United States.
    Symptoms: Acne may appear on the whole body but mostly it affects the face area like cheeks, forehead, chin, and upper lips area. Acne symptoms are different in different people it depends on skin type and age.There are few commons Symptoms of acne such as papules• Itching
    • Reddish spot on the face
    • White or red pimple
    • Cystic lesion
    • Whiteheads
    • Blackheads
    Causes: Acne occurs in people when dead skin cells and oils blocked the path of hair follicles. When the path of hair follicles become blocked it because whiteheads, blackheads and produce pimple too. This condition can be serious and cause severe acne on the face.
    Treatment: People use different kinds of treatment for their acne problems. minor acne is treatable at home with home remedies. According to a report of the journal of dermatology and dermatologic surgery about 77 percent of people choose home remedies to treat acne. For example
    • Honey
    • Witch hazel
    • Aloe Vera
    • Turmeric mask
    • Apple cider vinegar
    • Tea tree oil
    • Green tea mask
    • Zinc supplements

    2. Sebaceous filaments:

    Sebaceous filaments


    Have you ever seen black pores on your nose? May you think these are blackheads, but these are not. These sebaceous filaments occur when glands inside the surface produced enough sebum. Then this sebum filled the sebaceous filament and visible pores occur on the skin. These sebaceous filaments are not harmful to the person it is a normal condition. According to a report of medical dermatology and cosmetic surgery of New York, sebaceous filaments are normal .so they touch them,
    Symptoms: There are the following symptoms of sebaceous filament
    • Oily skin
    • Pores on skin
    • Dark bumps on the skin
    Causes: These sebaceous filaments or bumps occur due to the overproduction of sebum inside the surface. Different factors spike up sebum levels. According to research when progesterone hormone level goes up, it boosts the production of sebum which causes sebaceous filament. Another report claim when a person hits puberty, sebum production increases up to 500 percent. That's age is a factor of sebaceous filament. A report of 2015, state sun exposure also causes these pores
    Treatment: The sebaceous filament is easily treatable with these elements
    • Salicylic acid
    • Tea tree oil
    • Benzoyl peroxide
    • Sunblock

    3. Blemishes, and scars:

    Blemishes, and scars 

    Blemishes are spots that are produced as the result of acne, hyperpigmentation, or any injury. Usually, these blemishes are not harmful, but sometimes they lead to cancer. There is various type of blemishes such as papules, nodules, age spot, birthmark, scars, cold sore, and melisma and skin cancer.
    Symptoms: There are the following symptoms of sebaceous filament
    • Oily skin
    • Pores on skin
    • Dark bumps on the skin
    Causes: There are different factors involved that cause blemishes or scars. Blemishes such as cold scars are caused by a virus. Few blemishes are caused by a fungal infection. Other cases are
    • Diet
    • Genetics
    • Sun exposure
    • Clogged pores
    • Medication side effects
    Treatment: Normally, people try home remedies to get rid of blemishes such as
    • Aloe Vera gel
    • Honey
    • Tea tree
    • Witch hazel
    • Apple cider vinegar
    Moreover, doctors recommend other treatment methods
    • Hydrocortisone cream
    • Salicylic acid
    • Spot removing medicated creams
    • Use sunblock

    4. Blackheads:



    Blackheads are small black or dark color bump that appear on the skin due to blockage of the hair follicle. These small bumps may occur on the whole body but mostly we feel blackheads on the nose area. These bumps contain blackish or grayish fluid.
    Moreover, blackheads have no harsh effect but sometimes these because of open pores.
    Symptoms: People with blackheads may feel the following symptoms
    • Dark color bumps
    • A hard area on the skin
    • Open pores
    • Painless bumps
    • Uneven skin texture
    Causes: Blackhead is a common type of acne. These blackheads are produced when a hard sebum and skin oil block the hair follicle pathway and clog occur, this clog or plug is called blackheads.
    Treatment: There are various treatment ways are available for blackheads. These are easily removable
    • Cleansing
    • Charcoal mask
    • Apply azelaic acid
    • Salicylic acid
    • Vitamin a containing face product

    5. Eczema:



    Eczema is a skin infection in which skin becomes reddish and itchy. After itching that part got swollen .this condition is called eczema. Mostly this skin condition occurs in small kids.
    According to the national eczema association, about 31.6 million people in the United States are suffering from eczema.
    Besides, it has different types such as nummular dermatitis, dyshidrotic dermatitis, and contact dermatitis.
    Symptoms: There are the following symptoms eczema patient feel
    • Severe itching
    • Rashes
    • Red patches on the skin
    • Hard scaly skin
    • Small bumps with fluid
    Causes: Eczema occurs due to abnormal functioning of protein in the body and this protein show a reaction that produces bumps on the skin.
    According to the study, eczema is caused by muted genes that are linked with the production of protein filaggrin.
    Treatment: Here is few recommended cure for eczema.
    • Take a bath with lukewarm water
    • Use moistures
    • Wear oft cloths
    Also few recommendations by a dermatologist
    • Use corticosteroids creams
    • Take antibiotics
    • Use antihistamines
    • Go for phototherapy