Causes of Skin Symptoms

Skin can also alert you to a health problem. A red, itchy rash might signal allergies or infections, and a red “butterfly” rash on your face might be a sign of lupus. A yellow tint might indicate liver disease. And dark or unusual moles might be a warning sign of skin cancer. Be on the lookout for unexpected changes to your skin, and talk with your doctor if you have concerns.

Source: NIH News in Health (NIH)1

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Group A streptococcal infections: Group A streptococcal (GAS) infections can range from a mild skin infection or a sore throat to severe, life-threatening conditions. Most people are familiar with strep throat, which along with minor skin infections, is the most common form of the disease. Health experts estimate that more than 10 million mild infections (throat and skin) occur every year.

Source: NIAID (NIH)2

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Staphylococcus aureus: The bacterium Staphylococcus aureus is a leading cause of bloodstream, lower respiratory tract, skin, and soft tissue infections because of its particular ability to multiply and persist in host tissues.

Source: NIAID (NIH)3

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Age-related skin disorders: Your skin changes with age. It becomes thinner, loses fat, and no longer looks as plump and smooth as it once did. Your veins and bones can be seen more easily. Scratches, cuts, or bumps can take longer to heal. Years of sun tanning or being out in the sunlight for a long time may lead to wrinkles, dryness, age spots, and even cancer. But, there are things you can do to protect your skin and to make it feel and look better.

Source: NIA (NIH)4

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Pasteurellosis: The most common manifestation of pasteurellosis in humans is a local wound infection, usually following an animal bite or scratch.

Source: GOV.UK5

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Some causes may include:6 Causes of Skin Disorders:


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Some more causes may include:7 Causes of Skin Disorders:

Causes List for Skin Symptoms

List of possible causes of Skin Symptoms or similar symptoms may include:8

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References

  1. Source: NIH News in Health (NIH): newsinhealth.nih.gov/ issue/ nov2015/ feature2
  2. Source: NIAID (NIH): niaid.nih.gov/ diseases-conditions/ group-streptococcal-infections
  3. Source: NIAID (NIH): niaid.nih.gov/ research/ additional-way-s-aureus-evades-immune-system-attacks
  4. Source: NIA (NIH): nia.nih.gov/ health/ skin-care-and-aging
  5. Source: GOV.UK: gov.uk/ guidance/ pasteurellosis
  6. Source: Human Phenotype Ontology
  7. ibid.
  8. Source: Algorithmically Generated List

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