Teen Health Series: Skin Health Information for Teens

Editor/Author Esposito, Lisa
Publication Year: 2013
Publisher: Omnigraphics, Inc.

ISBN: 978-0-7808-1317-5
Category: Health & Medicine - Health
Image Count: 16
Book Status: Pending
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Table of Contents

Provides basic consumer health information for teens about acne, infections, and other skin conditions, with facts about skin cancer prevention and tips for taking care of the skin, nails, and hair.

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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—Blushing
  • Chapter 4—Ethnicity And Skin
  • Chapter 5—Healthy Body Image And Self-Esteem For Teens With Facial Differences
  • Chapter 6—How Smoking Affects The Way You Look
  • Part Two: Acne
  • Chapter 7—Acne Basics
  • Chapter 8—Treating Acne
  • Chapter 9—Isotretinoin Warning
  • Chapter 10—Differences Between Boys And Girls In Their Experiences With Acne
  • Chapter 11—Polycystic Ovary Syndrome And Acne
  • Chapter 12—Psychological Effects Of Acne
  • Part Three: Infectious Conditions Of The Skin
  • Chapter 13—Bacterial Infections: Cellulitis, Impetigo, Boils, And Necrotizing Fasciitis
  • Chapter 14—Pseudomonas Dermatitis (Hot Tub Rash)
  • Chapter 15—Lyme Disease
  • Chapter 16—Cold Sores And Canker Sores
  • Chapter 17—Papillomaviruses And Skin Warts
  • Chapter 18—Human Papillomavirus (HPV) And Genital Warts
  • Chapter 19—Varicella (Chickenpox And Shingles)
  • Chapter 20—Parvovirus B19 (Fifth Disease)
  • Chapter 21 —Tinea Infections: Ringworm, Jock Itch, And Athlete's Foot
  • Chapter 22—Scabies
  • Chapter 23—Swimmer's Itch
  • Part Four: Other Diseases And Disorders Affecting The Skin
  • Chapter 24—Birthmarks
  • Chapter 25—Cellulite And Stretch Marks
  • Chapter 26—Cysts: Epidermoid (Sebaceous), Pilonidal, And Lipoma
  • Chapter 27—Eczema (Atopic Dermatitis)
  • Chapter 28—Hyperhidrosis (Excessive Sweating)
  • Chapter 29—Keloids
  • Chapter 30—Lichen Sclerosus
  • Chapter 31 —Lupus
  • Chapter 32—Melanoma And Other Skin Cancers
  • Chapter 33—Moles, Skin Tags, Lentigines, And Seborrheic Keratoses
  • Chapter 34—Pruritus (Itching)
  • Chapter 35—Psoriasis
  • Chapter 36—Pyogenic Granuloma And Pityriasis Rosea
  • Chapter 37—Rosacea
  • Chapter 38—Scleroderma
  • Chapter 39—Urticaria (Hives)
  • Chapter 40—Vitiligo
  • Part Five: Skin Injuries
  • Chapter 41 —Scrapes, Cuts, And Bruises
  • Chapter 42—Stitches
  • Chapter 43—Scars
  • Chapter 44—Scar Removal
  • Chapter 45—Burn Injuries
  • Chapter 46—What You Should Know About Animal Bites
  • Chapter 47—Insect Bites And Stings
  • Chapter 48—Poison Ivy, Poison Oak, And Poison Sumac
  • Chapter 49—Frostbite
  • Chapter 50—Corns And Calluses
  • Chapter 51 —Skin Picking
  • Chapter 52—Nail Abnormalities
  • Part Six: Taking Care Of Your Skin, Hair, And Nails
  • Chapter 53—Skin And Hair Care
  • Chapter 54—Sweating And Preventing Body Odor
  • Chapter 55—Sun Exposure
  • Chapter 56—Indoor Tanning
  • Chapter 57—Tanning Alternatives
  • Chapter 58—Tattoos And Tattoo Removal
  • Chapter 59—Piercings
  • Chapter 60—Hair Loss: Alopecia Areata
  • Chapter 61—Care For Healthy And Damaged Hair
  • Chapter 62—Unwanted Hair: Removing Hair Safely
  • Chapter 63—Your Feet Need Care, Too
  • Chapter 64—Nail Care And Health
  • Part Seven: If You Need More Information
  • Chapter 65—Additional Reading About Skin Concerns
  • Chapter 66—Resources For Skin Information