In this paper I am going to discuss many skin disorders that effect teenagers. One of the
disorders I myself had to face and that was eczema. Since I was a child I had eczema. It was not
that severe or major but it made a difference to me since I was the different child within my peers.
I felt very bad and that was a cause for the lack of my confidence. This topic was a great deal of
interest to me since I had first hand experience. In actuality this class in general I enjoy and it
teaches me a lot about the topics which I wouldn't be as aware about in my day to day studies.
Acne is also a major problem which exists in many teenagers and it affects their daily lives, that
is another skin problem which for some people only lasts for a time period, but for some people it
is a life long hassle.
Something in their skin is not available so it becomes irritant and causes
The term 'dermatitis' simply means an inflammation of the skin. When the condition is due to
contact with a substance at work it is called 'occupational' or ' industrial' dermatitis. It is a
common cause of occupational disease but the number of cases is declining owing to improved
The skin has two layers; the outer layer called the 'epidermis' and the inner 'dermis'. The
epidermis has a protective function. It consists of densely packed flat cells, thicker in some areas,
like the palms of the hands, which are more subject to injury. It is covered by a moist film known
as an 'acid mantle', made up of secretions from sweat and sebaceous glands, that helps to protect
from acids, alkalis...