Teen Health Series: Skin Health Information for Teens

Editor/Author Maharaja, Silva Ganesh
Publication Year: 2017
Publisher: Omnigraphics, Inc.

ISBN: 978-0-7808-1579-7
Category: Health & Medicine - Health
Image Count: 10
Book Status: Pending
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Skin Health Information for Teens provides information on medical conditions that affect the skin, hair, and nails. It describes the basics of healthy skin and skin care, taking different skin types into account. It explains prevention, warning signs, and treatment options for skin cancer and spells out the risks of tanning-outside and indoors.

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Table of Contents

    • Preface
    • Part One: Skin Basics
    • Chapter 1—Why Skin Is So Important
    • Chapter 2—Freckles And Brown Spots
    • Chapter 3—Ethnicity And Skin
    • Chapter 4—How Smoking Affects The Way You Look
    • Part Two: Acne
    • Chapter 5—Acne Basics
    • Chapter 6—Treating Acne
    • Chapter 7—Isotretinoin Warning
    • Chapter 8—Polycystic Ovary Syndrome And Acne
    • Chapter 9—Psychological Effects Of Acne
    • Part Three: Infectious Conditions Of The Skin
    • Chapter 10—Bacterial Infections: Cellulitis, Impetigo, Necrotizing Fasciitis, And Staphylococcal Infections
    • Chapter 11—Pseudomonas Dermatitis (Hot Tub Rash)
    • Chapter 12—Lyme Disease
    • Chapter 13—Cold Sores And Canker Sores
    • Chapter 14—Human Papillomavirus (HPV) And Genital Warts
    • Chapter 15—Varicella (Chickenpox And Shingles)
    • Chapter 16—Molluscum Contagiosum
    • Chapter 17—Parvovirus B19 (Fifth Disease)
    • Chapter 18—Tinea Infections: Ringworm, Athlete's Foot, And Jock Itch
    • Chapter 19—Scabies
    • Chapter 20—Swimmer's Itch
    • Chapter 21—Fungal Nail Infections
    • Part Four: Other Diseases And Disorders Affecting The Skin
    • Chapter 22—Albinism
    • Chapter 23—Birthmarks And Giant Congenital Melanocytic Nevus
    • Chapter 24—Cellulite And Stretch Marks
    • Chapter 25—Cysts: Epidermoid (Sebaceous), Pilonidal, And Lipoma
    • Chapter 26—Eczema (Atopic Dermatitis)
    • Chapter 27—Epidermolysis Bullosa
    • Chapter 28—Hyperhidrosis (Excessive Sweating)
    • Chapter 29—Keloids
    • Chapter 30—Lupus
    • Chapter 31—Skin Cancer
    • Chapter 32—Common Moles And Dysplastic Nevi
    • Chapter 33—Pruritus (Itching)
    • Chapter 34—Psoriasis
    • Chapter 35—Pyogenic Granuloma And Pityriasis Rosea
    • Chapter 36—Rosacea
    • Chapter 37—Scleroderma
    • Chapter 38—Urticaria (Hives)
    • Chapter 39—Vitiligo
    • Part Five: Skin Injuries
    • Chapter 40—Scrapes, Cuts, And Bruises
    • Chapter 41—Scars And Scar Removal
    • Chapter 42—Burn Injuries
    • Chapter 43—What You Should Know About Animal Bites
    • Chapter 44—Insect Bites And Stings
    • Chapter 45—Protecting Yourself From Poisonous Plants
    • Chapter 46—Frostbite
    • Chapter 47—Blisters, Corns, And Calluses
    • Chapter 48—Skin Picking, Nail Biting, And Hair Pulling
    • Part Six: Taking Care Of Your Skin, Hair, And Nails
    • Chapter 49—Skin And Hair Care
    • Chapter 50—Sweating And Preventing Body Odor
    • Chapter 51—Cosmetics: Tips For Girls
    • Chapter 52—Sun Exposure And Staying Safe
    • Chapter 53—Indoor Tanning And Tanning Products
    • Chapter 54—Risks Of Tanning
    • Chapter 55—Tattoos And Tattoo Removal
    • Chapter 56—Piercings
    • Chapter 57—Hair Loss: Alopecia Areata
    • Chapter 58—Unwanted Hair: Removing Hair Safely
    • Chapter 59—Foot Care For A Lifetime
    • Chapter 60—Nail Care And Health
    • Part Seven: If You Need More Information
    • Chapter 61—Resources For Skin Information