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Eczema: What It Is, Symptoms, Causes,
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/9998-eczema

Oct 25th, 2022 - Overview What is eczema? Eczema is a condition that causes your skin to become dry, itchy and bumpy. This condition weakens your skin’s barrier function, which is responsible for helping your skin retain moisture and protecting your body from outside elements. Eczema is a type of dermatitis. Dermatitis is a group of conditions that cause skin inflammation. What are the types of eczema? There ar...

Fibroadenoma - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/fibroadenoma/symptoms-causes/syc-20352752

Oct 13th, 2022 - Overview A fibroadenoma (fy-broe-ad-uh-NO-muh) is a solid breast lump. This breast lump is not cancer. A fibroadenoma happens most often between ages 15 and 35. But it can be found at any age in anyone who has periods. A fibroadenoma often causes no pain. It can feel firm, smooth and rubbery. It has a round shape. It might feel like a pea in the breast. Or it may feel flat like a coin. When tou...

Psoriasis - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/psoriasis/symptoms-causes/syc-20355840

Oct 8th, 2022 - Overview How psoriasis develops Open pop-up dialog box Close How psoriasis develops How psoriasis develops In psoriasis, the life cycle of your skin cells greatly accelerates, leading to a buildup of dead cells on the surface of the epidermis. Psoriasis is a skin disease that causes a rash with itchy, scaly patches, most commonly on the knees, elbows, trunk and scalp. Psoriasis is a common, lon...

Lichen sclerosus - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Sep 29th, 2022 - Overview Lichen sclerosus (LIE-kun skluh-ROW-sus) is a condition that causes patchy, discolored, thin skin. It usually affects the genital and anal areas. Anyone can get lichen sclerosus but postmenopausal women are at higher risk. It isn't contagious and can't be spread through sexual contact. Treatment is usually a medicated ointment. This treatment helps return the skin to its usual color an...

Lichen sclerosus - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Sep 29th, 2022 - Overview Lichen sclerosus (LIE-kun skluh-ROW-sus) is a condition that causes patchy, discolored, thin skin. It usually affects the genital and anal areas. Anyone can get lichen sclerosus but postmenopausal women are at higher risk. It isn't contagious and can't be spread through sexual contact. Treatment is usually a medicated ointment. This treatment helps return the skin to its usual color an...

Seborrheic dermatitis - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/seborrheic-dermatitis/symptoms-causes/syc-20352710

Sep 27th, 2022 - Overview Seborrheic dermatitis on the face Open pop-up dialog box Close Seborrheic dermatitis on the face Seborrheic dermatitis on the face Seborrheic dermatitis causes a rash of oily patches with yellow or white scales. The rash may look darker or lighter in people with brown or Black skin and redder in those with white skin. Seborrheic (seb-o-REE-ik) dermatitis is a common skin condition that...

Lobular Breast Cancer: Sy
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Sep 20th, 2022 - Overview Lobular breast cancer begins in the milk-producing glands (lobules) of the breast. What is lobular breast cancer? Lobular breast cancer (also called invasive lobular carcinoma, or ILC) is breast cancer that starts in the milk-producing gland, or lobules, of your breast and has spread into surrounding breast tissue. It accounts for about 10% to 15% of all breast cancers and is the secon...

Mastitis - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Sep 13th, 2022 - Overview Mastitis Open pop-up dialog box Close Mastitis Mastitis Mastitis, which mainly affects breast-feeding women, causes redness, swelling and pain in one or both breasts. Mastitis is an inflammation of breast tissue that sometimes involves an infection. The inflammation results in breast pain, swelling, warmth and redness. You might also have fever and chills. Mastitis most commonly affect...

Fat Necrosis: What It Is,
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/24187-fat-necrosis

Sep 12th, 2022 - Overview What is fat necrosis? Necrosis is tissue death, usually involving a loss of blood supply. Fat necrosis occurs in your adipose tissue (fat tissue) when it’s been injured in some way. You may have received blunt trauma to the area or maybe it was damaged in surgery. Fat necrosis is a slow, delayed process with several stages. As adipose tissue cells begin to die, you may notice changes i...

Galactorrhea: Causes, Sy
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/17924-galactorrhea

Sep 6th, 2022 - Overview Galactorrhea causes a milk-like discharge to leak from your nipple. It's unrelated to lactation. What is galactorrhea? Galactorrhea (guh-lack-toe-REE-uh) happens when your breasts unexpectedly produce milk or a milk-like discharge. This nipple discharge may leak from your breast on its own or when touched. It’s not related to milk production in breastfeeding (chestfeeding) or pregnancy...

Stretch marks - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Aug 23rd, 2022 - Overview Stretch marks on arm Open pop-up dialog box Close Stretch marks on arm Stretch marks on arm Some men and women are prone to develop stretch marks on the upper arms, abdomen, buttocks and thighs. New stretch marks are bright pink, red, blue, black or purple. Older stretch marks fade. Stretch marks (striae) are indented streaks that appear on the abdomen, breasts, hips, buttocks or other...

Stretch marks - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Aug 23rd, 2022 - Overview Stretch marks on arm Open pop-up dialog box Close Stretch marks on arm Stretch marks on arm Some men and women are prone to develop stretch marks on the upper arms, abdomen, buttocks and thighs. New stretch marks are bright pink, red, blue, black or purple. Older stretch marks fade. Stretch marks (striae) are indented streaks that appear on the abdomen, breasts, hips, buttocks or other...

Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma: Symptoms,
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/24029-anaplastic-large-cell-lymphoma

Aug 10th, 2022 - Overview What is anaplastic large cell lymphoma (ALCL)? Anaplastic large cell lymphoma (ALCL) is a rare form of non-Hodgkin lymphoma. Like all non-Hodgkin lymphoma, ALCL is a type of cancer. With non-Hodgkin lymphoma, white blood cells called lymphocytes grow out of control. Lymphocytes are part of your immune system. They help protect your body from germs and diseases. Lymphocytes include two ...

Ductal Carcinoma in Situ: Symptoms,
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/17869-ductal-carcinoma-in-situ-dcis

Jul 13th, 2022 - Overview With ductal carcinoma in situ, precancerous cells haven’t spread beyond the milk ducts. What is ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS)? Ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) is a type of breast cancer where cancer cells line your milk ducts within one or both breasts. Milk ducts are tubes that carry milk from the lobes of your breasts to your nipples so you can breastfeed (chestfeed). The cancer is...

Suspicious breast lumps - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/suspicious-breast-lumps/symptoms-causes/syc-20352786

Jul 8th, 2022 - Overview A breast lump is a growth of tissue that develops within your breast. Finding a lump in your breast can be frightening and provoke anxiety. Most breast lumps aren't dangerous, but it's important to see your doctor to have them evaluated promptly. Products & Services Book: Mayo Clinic Family Health Book, 5th Edition Newsletter: Mayo Clinic Health Letter — Digital EditionShow more produc...

Suspicious breast lumps - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/suspicious-breast-lumps/care-at-mayo-clinic/mac-20352789

Jul 8th, 2022 - Suspicious breast lumps care at Mayo Clinic Your Mayo Clinic care team Specialists trained in medical imaging (radiology), medical cancer treatment (oncology), human tissue study (laboratory medicine and pathology), surgery, radiation therapy for cancer (radiation oncology), plastic and reconstructive surgery, clinical genomics, and psychiatry and psychology diagnose and treat breast conditions...

Mammary duct ectasia - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Jun 18th, 2022 - Overview Mammary duct ectasia Open pop-up dialog box Close Mammary duct ectasia Mammary duct ectasia Mammary duct ectasia occurs when one or more milk ducts beneath the nipple becomes wider (dilated). The duct may also fill with fluid and become blocked or clogged with a thick, sticky substance. Mammary duct ectasia usually causes no signs or symptoms, but some women may have nipple discharge, ...

Hidradenitis suppurativa - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/hidradenitis-suppurativa/symptoms-causes/syc-20352306

Jun 14th, 2022 - Overview Hidradenitis suppurativa Open pop-up dialog box Close Hidradenitis suppurativa Hidradenitis suppurativa Hidradenitis suppurativa usually appears as one or more red, tender bumps that fill with pus. It most commonly occurs in the armpits (shown), groin, between the buttocks and under the breasts. Hidradenitis suppurativa (hi-drad-uh-NIE-tis sup-yoo-ruh-TIE-vuh) is a condition that cause...

Inverted (Retracted) Nipples: Signs,
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/23192-inverted-nipples

Jun 8th, 2022 - Overview Inverted nipple compared to a typical nipple. What are inverted nipples? Inverted nipples point inward toward your breast instead of outward. Sometimes, people use the word “inverted” to refer to nipples that are “retracted,” too. Retracted nipples lay flat on the circle of pigmented skin that surrounds your nipple (areola). You may have inverted nipples in one breast or both. Your nip...

Staph Infection: Causes, Symptoms, Dia
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/21165-staph-infection-staphylococcus-infection

Jun 7th, 2022 - Overview Staph infections on the skin include abscesses and boils, cellulitis, folliculitis and impetigo. What is a staph infection? Staphylococcal infections, commonly called staph infections, are caused by a genus of bacteria called Staphylococcus. There are more than 30 strains (types) of Staphylococcus bacteria. The most common human pathogen is Staphylococcus aureus. A pathogen is an organ...