Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Skin Disease Overview

What is skin disease?
Skin disease includes a wide variety conditions. Skin disease may be the result of infection, cancer, or inflammation.

What are the symptoms of skin disease?
Common symptoms of skin disease include a rash, redness, swelling, scaling, dryness, or drainage from the skin. Additional symptoms include a skin lesion, skin ulcer, skin foreign body, or itching.

How does the doctor treat skin disease?
Treatment for skin disease depends on the cause. Treatment for skin disease may include topical medications, oral medications, antibiotics, phototherapy, laser therapy, chemotherapy, radiation therapy, or surgery.

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