National Institutes of Health
- The primary NIH organization for research on Skin Conditions is the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases
Your skin is your body's largest organ. It covers and protects your body. Your skin
Anything that irritates, clogs, or inflames your skin can cause symptoms such as redness, swelling, burning, and itching. Allergies, irritants, your genetic makeup, and certain diseases and immune system problems can cause rashes, hives, and other skin conditions. Many skin problems, such as acne, also affect your appearance.
NIH: National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases
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