Skin

Your skin is your body's largest organ. It covers and protects your body. Your skin

·         Holds body fluids in, preventing dehydration

·         Keeps harmful microbes out, preventing infections

·         Helps you feel things like heat, cold, and pain

·         Keeps your body temperature even

Your skin is your body's largest organ. It covers and protects your body. Your skin

·         Holds body fluids in, preventing dehydration

·         Keeps harmful microbes out, preventing infections

·         Helps you feel things like heat, cold, and pain

·         Keeps your body temperature even

·         Makes vitamin D when the sun shines on it

Anything that irritates, clogs, or inflames your skin can cause symptoms such as redness, swelling, burning, and itching. Allergies, irritants, your genetic makeup, and certain diseases and immune system problems can cause rasheshives, and other skin conditions. Many skin problems, such as acne, also affect your appearance.

Information presented on this website is for general use. It intended to address issues of your concern. It is not intended to serve as a basis for professional diagnosis and treatment of diseases or health conditions.
 
Should you have health problems we suggest you to seek assistance from a licensed healthcare professional and medical organization. In the case of a medical emergency, please call emergency services immediately.