This is a skin condition in which the surface of the skin becomes very thick, dry and scaly. The Ichthyosis is an inherited skin disorder and can happen to anyone. This type of skin disorder usually called fish scale disease can happen to anyone even from birth, though usually appear during the early childhood days. It’s very easy for ichthyosis to be mistaken for just dry skin for mild cases of this skin disease, so in most situations, affected persons keep using moisturisers to keep their skin moist and free from the scales.
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What is ichthyosisVulgaris?
IchthyosisVulgaris is a type of ichthyosis where a group of skin-related conditions interfere with the skin ability to shred dry skin off, thus causing the skin to be extremely thick and dry. IchthyosisVulgaris is very common among all the types of ichthyosis. Ichthyosis occurs during early childhood between the ages of 2-5.
When you need to see a dermatologist London
You need to see a dermatologist London as soon as possible where using moisturisers twice a day does not help to remove the scales on the skin. If you notice this, you should see our dermatologist London immediately for proper check to see if you have ichthyosisVulgaris.
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