Family Medical Practice Viet Nam
Your skin is not only the largest and most visible organ of your body. It plays a cosmetic, social and life-preserving role. The skin is a barrier that protects us from infections, temperature changes and dehydration. For this reason, it’s a prime target for infective and inflammatory diseases.
At some point in life, whether in childhood or as an adult, almost everyone suffers from some kind of skin disease. It is thought that 15% of all visits to a general practitioner are to consult on skin disease issues.
Dermatology focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of conditions related to the skin, hair, and nails, as well as the fat, oral, and genital membranes. Due to their additional training, these specialists are often consulted following an initial consultation with an internist or pediatrician.
●    Skin cancer
●    Warts
●    Fungal infections
●    Dermatitis
●    Psoriasis
●    Acne
●    Hand dermatitis (from external contact with detergents and household chemicals)
●    One in six of all children develop atopic eczema
●    One in five people suffer from cold sores (herpes simplex)