Common Skin Conditions at a Glance
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The Skinny on Skin

Your skin works hard all the time. The body’s largest organ, it helps shield you against germs, control your body temperature, and sense the outside world. Healthy skin also lets you put your best face forward.

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  2. Contact Dermatitis. American Academy of Dermatology. https://www.aad.org/dermatology-a-to-z/diseases-and-treatments/a---d/contact-dermatitis
  3. Pityriasis Rosea. American Osteopathic College of Dermatology. http://www.aocd.org/skin/dermatologic_diseases/pityriasis_rosea.html
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  9. Acne. American Academy of Dermatology. https://www.aad.org/dermatology-a-to-z/diseases-and-treatments/a---d/acne
  10. Atopic Dermatitis. American Academy of Dermatology. https://www.aad.org/dermatology-a-to-z/diseases-and-treatments/a---d/atopic-dermatitis
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