Teen Health Series: Skin Health Information for Teens

Editor: Chambers, James
Publication Year: 2022
Publisher: Omnigraphics, Inc.

Price: Core Collection Only
ISBN: 978-0-78-081990-0
Category: Health & Medicine - Health
Image Count: 13
Book Status: Available
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Provides basic consumer health information about skin health for teens, including facts about its origins, stages, types, transmission, risk factors, prevention, and co-occurring infections, along with tips for protecting the skin, updated statistics, and reports on current research initiatives. Includes index and resource information.

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Table of Contents

  • Preface
  • Part 1 | Skin Basics
  • Chapter 1—Why Skin Is So Important
  • Chapter 2—Normal and Abnormal Skin Color
  • Chapter 3—Ethnicity and Skin
  • Chapter 4—Freckles and Brown Spots
  • Chapter 5—How Smoking Affects the Way You Look
  • Chapter 6—Statistics of Sunburn and UV Protective Behaviors
  • Part 2 | Acne
  • Chapter 7—Acne Basics
  • Chapter 8—Treating and Managing Acne
  • Chapter 9—Isotretinoin Warning
  • Chapter 10—Polycystic Ovary Syndrome and Acne
  • Chapter 11—Psychological Effects of Acne
  • Part 3 | Infectious Conditions of the Skin
  • Chapter 12—Bacterial Infections: Cellulitis, Impetigo, Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus, Necrotizing Fasciitis, and Staphylococcal Infections
  • Chapter 13—Pseudomonas Dermatitis (Hot Tub Rash)
  • Chapter 14—Lyme Disease
  • Chapter 15—Fever Blisters (Cold Sores) and Canker Sores
  • Chapter 16—Varicella (Chickenpox and Shingles)
  • Chapter 17—Molluscum Contagiosum
  • Chapter 18—Parvovirus B19 (Fifth Disease)
  • Chapter 19—Human Papillomavirus and Genital Warts
  • Chapter 20—Tinea Infections: Ringworm, Athlete's Foot, and Jock Itch
  • Chapter 21—Scabies
  • Chapter 22—Swimmer's Itch
  • Chapter 23—Fungal Nail Infections
  • Part 4 | Other Diseases and Disorders Affecting the Skin
  • Chapter 24—Albinism
  • Chapter 25—Birthmarks and Giant Congenital Melanocytic Nevus
  • Chapter 26—Cellulite and Stretch Marks
  • Chapter 27—Cysts: Epidermoid (Sebaceous), Pilonidal, and Lipoma
  • Chapter 28—Eczema (Atopic Dermatitis)
  • Chapter 29—Epidermolysis Bullosa
  • Chapter 30—Hyperhidrosis (Excessive Sweating)
  • Chapter 31—Keloids
  • Chapter 32—Lupus
  • Chapter 33—Skin Cancer
  • Chapter 34—Common Moles and Dysplastic Nevi
  • Chapter 35—Pruritus (Itching)
  • Chapter 36—Ichthyosis
  • Chapter 37—Psoriasis
  • Chapter 38—Pyogenic Granuloma and Pityriasis Rosea
  • Chapter 39—Rosacea
  • Chapter 40—Scleroderma
  • Chapter 41—Congenital Hemidysplasia
  • Chapter 42—Pemphigus
  • Chapter 43—Urticaria (Hives)
  • Chapter 44—Vitiligo
  • Chapter 45—COVID-19 and Skin Effects
  • Chapter 46—Pachyonychia Congenita
  • Chapter 47—Hair Loss (Alopecia Areata)
  • Part 5 | Skin Injuries
  • Chapter 48—Wounds and Bruises
  • Chapter 49—Burn Injuries
  • Chapter 50—Insect Bites and Stings
  • Chapter 51—What You Should Know about Animal Bites
  • Chapter 52—Protecting Yourself from Poisonous Plants
  • Chapter 53—Hypothermia and Frostbite
  • Chapter 54—Blisters, Corns, and Calluses
  • Chapter 55—Skin Picking, Nail Biting, and Hair Pulling
  • Chapter 56—Peeling Skin Syndrome
  • Chapter 57—Scars and Scar Removal
  • Part 6 | Taking Care of Your Skin, Hair, and Nails
  • Chapter 58—Skin and Hair Care
  • Chapter 59—Sweating and Preventing Body Odor
  • Chapter 60—Cosmetics: Tips for Girls
  • Chapter 61—Sun Exposure and Staying Safe
  • Chapter 62—Indoor Tanning and Tanning Products
  • Chapter 63—Risks of Tanning
  • Chapter 64—Tattoos and Tattoo Removal
  • Chapter 65—Piercings
  • Chapter 66—Unwanted Hair: Removing Hair Safely
  • Chapter 67—Nail Care and Health
  • Part 7 | If You Need More Information
  • Chapter 68—Resources for Skin Information