Skin Conditions That Show Other Serious Affections Of The Body

Skin Conditions That Show Other Serious Affections Of The Body

Skin is the most visible part of the body that tells us that our health is not good. Most symptoms that appear on the skin are related to unhealthy eating, allergies or lack of rest.

But if these signs did not exist before, you should pay attention to the changes taking place to the skin. This could indicate a health problem. Therefore, it is important to identify them and go to a specialist, especially if they get worse from day to day.

Small yellow spots on the eyelids
These are cholesterol-based lesions called fat deposits. They indicate a high risk of heart disease.

Facial asymmetry
This is one of the first symptoms of a stroke. You may feel that part of your face has changed, you can not smile or speak as well as you did before. In this case, immediate medical attention is needed.

Skin and dry lips
This is the main symptom of dehydration. In addition, it may indicate a more serious health problem, such as sweat glands affections, hypothyroidism or diabetes.

Color Changes
Palidity clearly indicates anemia, while yellow skin may indicate liver disease. And the skin that has a blue tinge on the lips or on the nails hides a heart or lung affection. These are the main symptoms of a visible liver disease seen on the face.

Excessive facial hair
Excessive facial hair indicates a hormonal imbalance. It can also be the symptom of polycystic ovarian syndrome.

Certain digestive problems may be visible on the face. Redness, itching and swelling could indicate celiac disease, an autoimmune disease in which the body reacts to gluten.

Puffy eyes
Bags under the eyes may be symptoms of a chronic disease that dilates blood vessels.


Anna is an avid blogger with an educational background in medicine and mental health. She is a generalist with many other interests including nutrition, women's health, astronomy and photography. In her free time from work and writing, Anna enjoys nature walks, reading, and listening to jazz and classical music.

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