Dr Anita Amin-Dermatology Consultant in Sussex

Skin conditions

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Skin cancer

Anyone can get skin cancer, regardless of skin colour. It is estimated that one in five will develop skin cancer in their lifetime. When caught early, skin cancer is highly treatable.

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Mole Maps

Keep track of the spots on your skin and make note of any changes from year-to-year.  

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Eczema

Eczema is a word that means irritated skin. Doctors don't really know why some children and adults get eczema. 

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Psoriasis

Psoriasis is a chronic (long-lasting) disease. It develops when a person’s immune system sends faulty signals that tell skin cells to grow too quickly. New skin cells form in days rather than weeks.

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Acne

Acne is one of the most common skin conditions in the United Kingdom. Although it's common, accurate information about acne can be scarce.

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Itchy skin

Are you suffering from itchy skin? Possible causes that are making you want to scratch include hives and allergies.

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Hair and scalp problems

Many people have hair or scalp problems. Their hair may be thinning or falling out, break off, or grow slowly. Dandruff or an itching or peeling scalp may cause discomfort.

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Sweaty skin

Hyperhidrosis is a medical condition that causes excessive sweating. The word “hyperhidrosis” means too much (hyper) sweating (hidrosis). It is normal to sweat when hot or nervous, but if you sweat for no apparent reason you may have hyperhidrosis.

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Contagious skin disease

Some lumps and bumps can occur as a result of an infection with a virus, bacteria, fungus or parasite. 

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Rashes

Some rashes can signal that you need to seek emergency help. Other rashes come on slowly and do not directly harm your health, but could signal that you may have an internal disease.

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