Skin does matter

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Skin does matter

  1. 1. What is the importance of our skin?
  2. 2. What do we do in return to protect it?
  3. 3. THE FOLLOWING CONTENT MAYINCLUDE IMAGES THAT MAY CAUSE THE VIEWER TO GO “EWWW~”
  4. 4. Top 5 Common Skin Disorders • Bacterial Skin Diseases Impetigo
  5. 5. Top 5 Common Skin Disorders •Fungal Skin Diseases Athlete’s foot
  6. 6. Top 5 Common Skin Disorders • Viral Skin Diseases Chicken Pox
  7. 7. Top 5 Common Skin Disorders • Cancerous Skin Diseases ABCDE’s of Skin Cancer
  8. 8. Top 5 Common Skin Disorders • Inflammatory Skin Diseases Eczema or Atopic Dermatitis
  9. 9. What is Skin Asthma?• It is a long-term skin disease• Also known as Atopic Dermatitis
  10. 10. Who gets affected by Skin Asthma?
  11. 11. • Runs in the family• Environmental Factors
  12. 12. Effects of Skin Asthma Physically In Skin Asthma, the skin becomes: • extremely itchy and inflamed • causing redness • swelling • cracking • weeping • crusting • scaling. Emotionally • Lack of self-esteem • Feel embarrassed
  13. 13. Is it contagious?NOT CONTAGIOUS Curable? PREVENT FROM WORSENING
  14. 14. Short Story
  15. 15. Prevention Tips• Avoidance of over-bathing• Applying moisturizer frequently, especially after bathing• Bathing in warm, not hot, water and using a mild soap• Limiting or avoiding contact with known irritants• Wearing loose-fitting clothing• The use of cool compresses to help control itching• Avoiding foods that cause allergic reactions
  16. 16. Prevention Tips• Exercise, meditation or other stress-management techniques• Wearing protective gloves• Avoiding activities that make you feel hot and sweaty• Maintaining cool temperatures in sleeping areas• Practicing good skin hygiene
  17. 17. Thank you for listening! @wthiloveyou

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