Thursday, April 15, 2021
400 GTB

NNP LawOrder 11 04 2021

NNP Farmers

navan naroa 30

state mega job fair

Edu 20 March

Ayushman 11 04 2021

Markfed Sohna New

Verka Ice Cream

Innocent Hearts INNOKIDS Banner

Skin problems that indicate serious underlying health issues

- Advertisement -

New Delhi, April 7, 2021 –
Your skin, the largest organ of the human body, reflects everything that is going on inside your system while also acting as a protective barrier from harmful micro-organisms in our environment.

Our skin tells us everything we need to know about our physical and mental health, but not everyone knows how to read these signs that could be pointing out to more serious underlying health issues.

What we do need to do is watch our skin closely to pick up early indicators of an underlying internal medical issue that needs immediate attention.

Simal Soin, founder of AAYNA Clinic, points out a few of these telltale signs:

Skin eruptions

In some cases, skin eruptions like acne, rashes, itching and swelling, pigmented spots and patches could be signs of allergies, liver diseases, hormonal imbalances, drug reactions or certain auto-immune conditions. For example, a butterfly rash across the face is often the first sign of Lupus.

It could also be either rosacea or contact dermatitis, nevertheless, it must be checked by a medical practitioner. Itchy, violet rash on the wrist is called Lichen planus and is made up of reddish-purple, flat-topped itchy bumps.

This usually appears on the wrists or ankles but could also erupt in the mouth or on the lower back, neck, legs, and genitals. If you find this on your body, you may need to get liver tests done as it is often linked to Hepatitis C.


You might suddenly find discolorations dotting the skin on your legs. Is this a leg rash or have you just been too clumsy? If you’re bruising often and very easily, it could. sometimes be a sign of Leukemia. It is a known fact that a low blood platelet count can make you more susceptible to bruises. Of course, this doesn’t have to cause worry, but if the problem persists, you must visit a doctor and get your blood cell count tested.

Itchy Skin

Cirrhosis, a liver disease, is another cause for itchy skin that is not related to pregnancy. Early damage to the organ often has zero symptoms. Later, however, people have reported experiencing constant itching all over their body accompanied by a yellow cast to their skin often associated with jaundice. Luckily, after diagnosis, you can prevent further damage by eating healthy and exercising.

A Leg Plaque

It can first appear as a dull, reddish coloured patch that then becomes shinier with a distinct border. Sometimes, the affected skin may crack and become itchy or painful. Doctors call it necrobiosis lipoidica diabeticorum. As the name suggests, it is a distinctive but rare sign of diabetes.

According to Soin, not all skin conditions are cause of concern! “A majority of skin problems do not reflect serious health conditions and can be cured with an effective skincare routine, healthy diet and exercise.

You can take care of your skin by gently cleansing daily, keeping it hydrated, using a broad-spectrum sunscreen and periodic mild exfoliation to get rid of the dead skin build-up. It is, however, advisable to always get tested if a skin issue is troubling you over a period of time. Prevention is better than cure and early detection is key to staying healthy,” says Soin.

Note- Use only dermatologist-recommended/ approved skincare products for a home-care regimen. (Agency)

- Advertisement -

Yes Punjab - TOP STORIES

Punjab News

Sikh News

Transfers, Postings, Promotions

- Advertisement -SGPC Wheat Appeal

Stay Connected



Ashutosh Rana tests positive for Covid-19

Mumbai, April 14, 2021- Actor Ashutosh Rana has tested positive for Covid-19. The 53-year-old actor shared the news on Facebook while wishing fans on the...

Jackie Shroff packs a punch, with health tip

Mumbai, April 14, 2021- Actor Jackie Shroff on Wednesday reiterated a basic maxim to underline the need to look after one's health. Jackie posted a picture...

Katrina Kaif has just herself for company

Mumbai, April 14, 2021- Bollywood star Katrina Kaif, who tested Covid positive earlier this month, is currently enjoying her own company, going by her social...

Rahul Roy tests Covid positive

Mumbai, April 14, 2021- Actor Rahul Roy on Wednesday took to social media to inform netizens that he has tested positive for Covid-19 along with...

Payal Ghosh essays different shades in ‘Red’

Mumbai, April 12, 2021- Actress Payal Ghosh, who came under the spotlight a while back after accusing filmmaker Anurag Kashyap for sexual harassment, is gearing...




Woman Working on Laptop

10 Best Side Business Ideas for Women in 2021

Are you desperately looking and searching for new ideas for side business for women? There are a lot of business ideas for women, and we...
Model Mosque

A model mosque – by Asad Mirza

The Muslim community should try to evolve the construction of the mosques, at a lesser cost besides fulfilling both functional and practical needs, and...
Kashmir Spring

The Kashmiri Spring – by Aditti Ahluwalia

It's a wonderful World. Amidst the toings and froings of the Covid chaos, one good thing that has emerged is the luxury of time....


Health & Fitness

Cancer Vaccine

Novel personalised cancer vaccine safe: Study

New York, April 12, 2021 - A new personalised cancer vaccine, developed by the US researchers, is safe and beneficial for patients with different cancers, including lung and bladder, results of phase I clinical trials have shown. "While immunotherapy has revolutionised the treatment of cancer, the vast majority of patients do not experience a significant clinical response with such treatments," said...

Gadgets & Tech

error: Content is protected !!