The Most Common Skin Problems in Elderly

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Your skin condition changes as you age. You might notice wrinkles, age spots and dryness. However all these are related to the dermal changes:

  • Thinner epidermal layer
  • A reduction in skin cell turnover
  • The skin’s limited ability to retain moisture

Skin Problems

skinproblems-4 Dry Skin
An uncomfortable skin condition marked by scaling, cracked/peeled and flaky skin surface. It may cause itchiness and inflammation (redness).
skinproblems-3 Itching
A symptom of skin irritation mainly caused by dryness, giving the feeling to scratch the affected area.
skinproblems-2 Age Spot
Large pigmented brown/black flat patches on skin and may appear mostly in sun-exposed areas.
skinproblems-1 Thin Skin (Easily bruises)
A condition happened due to elastin loss, thinning of subcutaneous fat layer and reduced normal insulation causing skin injury and cruises easily.

 

 

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