Skin Conditions

Skin Conditions - Living with Acne

LloydsPharmacy Ireland @ 2023-08-29 09:43:50 +0100

What is Acne? Acne is a common skin condition that develops when your hair follicles become clogged with oil and dead skin cells. The blocked pores will result in whiteheads, blackheads, or pimples. Although it affects people of all ages, acne is most prevalent among teenagers. The breakouts typically affect the face, but they can also affect the back, chest, and shoulders. What are the signs of Acne? Acne signs vary depending on the severity of your condition: Whiteheads (closed plugged pores) Blackheads (open plugged pores) Small red, tender bumps (papules) Pimples (pustules), which are papules with pus at their...

Skin Conditions - Living with Psoriasis

LloydsPharmacy Ireland @ 2023-08-28 14:28:56 +0100
Psoriasis is an inflammatory skin disease that affects at least 73,000 people in Ireland according to the Irish Skin foundation. It is a skin ailment that creates red, flaky (scaly) areas of skin.

Skin Conditions - Living with Eczema

LloydsPharmacy Ireland @ 2023-08-29 11:33:02 +0100
Eczema is a very common skin condition which inflames the skin and can affect both children and adults. Atopic eczema, atopic dermatitis, and allergic eczema are all other names for it. It will usually show up in children before the age of 5, but most will outgrow it. Teens and adults can later develop the condition and will need to seek treatment.

Rosacea Skin Condition

LloydsPharmacy Ireland @ 2022-04-22 10:28:03 +0100
Rosacea is a common, chronic inflammatory skin condition, which mainly affects facial skin and can be characterised by flare-ups and remissions. Rosacea cannot be cured but treatment from your GP can help control the symptoms. It can get worse if it's not treated.