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Skin Conditions

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Quiz: Do You Understand Skin Conditions?

Test your knowledge by answering the following questions:

Questions
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1

Acne causes pimples, blackheads, whiteheads or cysts/nodules to appear on the face, shoulders and chest but not the neck or upper back.

Explanation:
Acne causes pimples, blackheads, whiteheads or cysts/nodules to appear on the face, shoulders, chest, neck and upper back.
2

Dermatitis only appears on the hands and feet.

Explanation:
Dermatitis is caused by an allergen, leading to a red, itchy and scaly rash that may appear anywhere, often turning into blisters.
3

Melanoma is the most serious form of skin cancer.

Explanation:
Melanoma is the most serious form of skin cancer. It causes an asymmetrical mole with irregularly shaped edges and multiple colours to appear on the body.
4

Psoriasis is a chronic skin condition.

Explanation:
Psoriasis is a chronic skin condition that causes scaly and silvery skin patches on the knees, scalp, elbows and lower back.
5

Warts always appear alone, not in groups.

Explanation:
Warts are caused by a contagious virus called human papillomavirus (HPV), and may appear in groups or alone.