We all know that skin is the largest organ of our bodies and changes in it can be a sign that something is going on beneath the surface. While having problematic skin can be a soft reminder to alter your daily skincare regime, sometimes your skin condition is an alarming sign of an underlying medical condition. Scroll down to find out what your skin says about your health.
1. Unwanted Hair Growth
Unwanted hair growing around the chin or below your belly button can be a sign of polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS).
2. Dry and Itchy Skin
Chronically dry skin can be caused by an inflammatory skin condition and is also related to asthma and hay fever.
3. Constant Flushing
A chronically red forehead or cheeks can be a possible result of dilated blood vessels or menopause.
4. Chin and Jawline Breakout
Constant breakouts in these areas can be a possible signal of hormone imbalance and disturbance in your menstruation cycle.
5. Red Bumps
Not all red bumps are pimples-acne-like lesions. Sometimes these ruddy complexion, redness, and dry skin can be symptoms of rosacea.
6. Visible Veins
Visible spider veins on legs can be a signal of issues with your blood flow level. Moreover, spider veins on the face can be a symptom of excessive straining or rosacea.
Sunspots turned into moles, raised lesions or sores that don’t heal can increase your risk for skin cancer.
8. Sallow Complexion
Lack of lustre in the skin and a sallow looking face can be a silent shout out that your body is exposed to dehydration.
Your skin loves you and wants to keep you safe. So listen to it carefully.
Visit a dermatologist if any kind of skin problem persists.