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Skin

HSE services and information

Skin cancer

Skin cancer is one of the most common types of cancer. Read about the symptoms and signs of skin cancer, and how you can prevent it developing

Psoriasis

Psoriasis causes patches of skin that are dry, red and covered in silver scales. Some people find their psoriasis causes itching or soreness. 

Eczema 

Eczema (atopic eczema) is a skin condition that causes areas of skin to become itchy, dry, cracked, sore and red. 

Acne

Acne is a common skin condition that affects most people at some point. It causes spots, oily skin and sometimes skin that's hot or painful to touch.