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Rare skin diseases

As the name suggests, the incidence of these diseases are very rare among the general population. Some of these diseases are genetic in origin, while the etiology of the others remains unknown.


Some of the rare skin diseases are mentioned below -

  Recessive Dystrophic Epidermolysis Bullosa (RDEB) occurrs in 10 out of everyone million people and is a very rare disease. The individuals with this disease fail to produce a single protein required to build a collagen that holds skin together. The slightest touch, scrape or bump results in blisters and sloughing off of the skin. The lining of the mouth, esophagus and intestinal tract are also affected.

  Harlequin Ichthyosis - Another rare genetic skin disorder, in which the skin appears as thick as a coat of armor and tends to shed off 7-10 times faster than in normal individuals. The skin is covered with thick scales, which crack, giving it a fish-like appearance. There are hairs on these scales too.

  Morgellons disease - This is a strange disease reported recently in the US and some other places. It is characterized by an itchy, creepy-crawly sensation, skin sores, fatigue, visual disturbances, memory loss and an inability to concentrate. More news regarding the disease is awaited.

Rare Skin Diseases: Morgellons

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I suffer from vitligo at such an early age, my parents went to doctors in many places with the hope of curing me of the disease. However, my conditions did not get any better despite the expense of a lot of money. They decided to have a try and took me to a Chinese hospital. The affected sites on my body had improved significantly in less than a month. After reinforcement treatment of experts, I have completely recuperated my health and I have become cheerful.
mandysimpkins414 Friday, February 21, 2014
plus, it is pure herb,and does not have any side effect, and no reoccurance. see more on the web of vitiligotcm
mandysimpkins414 Thursday, March 06, 2014
G K Tyagi[Delhi], I have been suffering with Skin- Allergy for the last 5-6 years, there is a feeling of itching specially in some parts of legs below knees, on my back, it is very high during night time. Kindly advise me for its cure. Thanks.
Gkt1949 Friday, January 03, 2014
hard skin surrounding some open wounds can get up to 3\16 in deep has done damage face legs hands andarms seams to follow veins sore area no real pain i do have a cat hardtofigger
archer Monday, January 14, 2013
i have gathered a 3 centimetre collection of fat on my left feet. what is it? can i cut it or remain as it is?
pickpick Monday, October 08, 2012
Please don't try to remove the fat by yourself. You may get infected. Go to your doctor before deciding to go for a surgery.
Advancells Sunday, September 29, 2013
i am preetam from orissa,india.i have skin disease from 1 and half year.now i have skin irritation on my armpit and anus region.which medicine i should take........please help me......
preetamdebata Friday, August 03, 2012
The anus region sounds like a pilonial cyst. While difficult to endure it is treatable. Get to the dr ASAP. Also sounds like a cyst under your arm. My children's father is from New Delhi and suffers through the same issues
Catgut Saturday, September 28, 2013
Hello, this is sheila. Need help. I believe that I've skin fungal infections but my dermatologist said I've contact dermatitis and gave me very strong steroids oinment to put on the skin. So my hands, mainly on the fingers, on the palm, started with many clusters little blisters, which are very tiny and shiny, full of fluid, very itchy. They grow bigger, hardened up. It seems that other part of my body reacted with itching bumps too, on my face, neck. As I read that people on steroids can be more likely to suffer from fungis. Should I still use steroids oinment ?
Sheila12 Sunday, July 08, 2012
my patient having smal brown spots on neck area which is increasing slowly what it may be
rahman.ghani95 Wednesday, June 06, 2012
as seen on the picture its almost the same what i have, i'm suffering of this this, becaus eits so itchy, i can't resist not to scratch on it, please advice me what to do about this. Thank you very much.
benjie Tuesday, April 24, 2012
i have plamerplanter hyperkeritosis, tylosis affecting plams and soles. the skin is thick and yellow all over the palms and very thick and yellow all over the feet. it is extremely painful at times,especially evening, can any1 help or is any 1 affected buy this? thank u sue
susansaye Wednesday, February 29, 2012
I am fifteen years old and I was born with really dry skin I have consulted some dermatologists who gave differant creams even one with cortisone but I haven't seen any improvments!!! Please if anyone knows something help me I am DESPERATE!!! And Sorry For My English...
BrokenAngel Friday, February 24, 2012
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