Skin Diseases – Types, Symptoms, Causes and Homeopathic Treatment


Now-a-day using creams have become important in our lives. Unknowingly we made them a part of our daily routine. People use creams to get rid of some red itchy rashes, burning sensations, or patches that appear on the skin. These are the common symptoms or signs of skin disorders or conditions. All kinds of skin conditions differ in symptoms, severity, and the area affecting the skin. In this article we will learn about skin diseases types, symptoms, causes, prevention and skin diseases treatment using homeopathy.

Few most common symptoms that are observed in many are 

  1. Acne
  2.  Eczema
  3. Psoriasis
  4.  Ichthyosis
  5.  Lichen planus


Acne is the most common skin condition of all skin diseases or disorders. It is not a life-threatening condition, frequently observed in all without any exceptions of gender and age. Acne is commonly referred to as pimples and is a chronic inflammatory skin condition. This is due to the obstruction of skin pores with excess oil and dead cells.

Symptoms of Acne or pimples may Include

  • Whitehead
  • Blackheads
  • Small red bumps
  • Pimples with pus at their tips
  • Painful lumps
  • Acne or pimples also have a psychological impact like
  • Low self-confidence
  • Negative opinions
  • Depression
  • Stress
  • Anger and frustration
  • Increased levels of anxiety

Causes of Acne or Pimples

Dreaming of clear, beautiful skin is common for many of us, but one day we will be observing some reddish bumps on our face, nothing but pimples from nowhere. Acne is one common skin condition that will destroy our dream.

The most common causes are

  • Hormonal changes
  • Genetics
  • Stress
  • Infection
  • Changes in diet
  • Other factors like pollution, cosmetics, or facial creams

Many people start using cosmetic products like creams thinking that they will counter Acne. Instead, it will increase the risk of affecting more. Homeopathy treatment for Acne is effective, as it is safe from harmful chemicals.

Skin Diseases Treatment Using Homeopathy


Eczema, also known as Atopic dermatitis, is a common skin condition observed in one in 10 individuals, without any exceptions of gender and age. Eczema can occur anywhere on the skin, which can be temporary, long for hours or days, and chronic, which means it takes years to get normal. There are seven types of eczema depending on the cause and the severity of symptoms. Among them, Atopic dermatitis is common.

Symptoms of Eczema Include

  • Dry patches on the skin
  • Itching
  • Burning sensation on the skin
  • Thick and crusty skin
  • Reddening of the skin

Eczema is a common skin condition, but it is not contagious. People with asthma or allergies are at higher risk of developing eczema. It is stated that eczema grows in families, as it is partially inherited. 

Some Other Causes for Eczema Include

  • Environmental Factors
  • Psychological factors like stress, anxiety, and depression
  • Changes in diet
  • Unhygienic living

Eczema can have an effective cure with the help of homeopathy. Its constitutional treatment aims to identify the root cause of eczema and cures it accordingly without any side effects and further complications.


Psoriasis is a skin condition that is a common chronic disease and an autoimmune disease that has no cure. There are seven types of Psoriasis depending on the severity of the symptoms and the affected location of the Psoriasis.

Plaque psoriasis: Plaque Psoriasis can be commonly observed on the elbow, knee, and scalp.

Guttate Psoriasis: Guttate Psoriasis is mainly observed in young people with small scaly patches on limbs and the trunk.

Nail psoriasis: Nail Psoriasis is characterized by discoloration, ridged, and pitted nails.

Psoriatic arthritis: Psoriatic arthritis is characterized by a skin condition marked with inflammation, stiffness, and swelling of the joints.

Erythrodermic Psoriasis: Erythrodermic Psoriasis is very serious and less common. It mostly affects the body and is widespread, causing burning and itching sensations. 

Inverse Psoriasis: Inverse Psoriasis appears in armpits, under breasts, groin region, and the other skin folds. 

Pustular Psoriasis: Pustular Psoriasis is uncommon among all other types of Psoriasis, mostly observed in adults. It mainly appears on palms and soles, causing small pus-filled blisters. 

Symptoms of Psoriasis

  • Red thickening patches on the skin with silvery scales
  • Dry, cracked skin that may bleed
  • Burning and itching sensation
  • Painful, swollen, and stiff joints 
  • Thickened, ridged nails

These psoriasis symptoms vary from person to person, depending on the type of Psoriasis.

Causes of Psoriasis

  • Skin infections or skin injuries
  • Stress due to any other reason
  • Hereditary factors
  • Smoking or alcohol consumption
  • Vitamin D deficiency

Homeopathy treatment for Psoriasis is an ideal way to counter the signs or symptoms of Psoriasis without any hint of side effects and further complications. Constitutional homeopathy treatment offers an effective treatment where the person is treated as a whole.


Vitiligo is a long-term skin disorder and an autoimmune condition characterized by the loss of melanin, a skin pigment leading to the white patches on the skin. The color of the skin depends on the pigment melanin. The higher the melanin levels, the darker skin becomes, the lesser the levels, causing the patches.

Vitiligo is also known as Leukoderma, which is not a contagious and infectious disease and is not a harmful or life-threatening condition. This skin condition affects the physical and psychological health of an affected person. 

Common symptoms of this type of skin condition include colorless patches, skin color loss, or premature hair whitening.

Causes of Vitiligo

The main cause of vitiligo includes the loss of melanin (a skin pigment) 

  • Autoimmune system
  • Hereditary factors
  • Sunburns
  • Skin Trauma
  • Stress

Homeopathy has an effective and safe treatment for vitiligo. Its constitutional treatment helps in identifying the root causes and the levels of melanin. 

Lichen planus

Lichen planus is a chronic inflammatory skin condition and an autoimmune condition characterized by rashes on the skin. Lichen planus is neither contagious nor a life-threatening condition. 

Signs and Symptoms of Lichen Planus Depend on the Location Affected

  • Flat bumps
  • Painful sores
  • Itching
  • Blisters
  • White patches
  • Nail loss or damage
  • Change color in the scalp
  • Rashes on the wrists and ankles

Major Causes That Trigger Lichen Planus

  • Chronic Hepatitis C viral infection
  • Unhygienic living
  • Environmental factors
  • Genetic factors
  • Side effects from the medications 
  • Stress

Homeopathic treatment is considered one of the best ways to counter the skin conditions like lichen planus without any side effects and complications.

Skin Diseases Treatment Using Homeopathy

Skin diseases treatment using homeopathy is very effective and safe as the homeopathy medicines are made up of natural substances like plants and minerals they are safe from side effects and have no further complications. 

We see many people using creams for different types of skin conditions which are better to some extent as they can give side effects and some don’t as it is all dependent on the skin type. But Homeopathy, on the contrary, is a perfect way and the effective way to treat skin conditions of all kinds with any side effects. 

Skin conditions like Acne, Psoriasis, Lichen planus, Eczema, Vitiligo, and many other skin conditions can be treated safely with homeopathy. Its constitutional treatment is the perfect and the best way to counter these conditions as the affected person is treated as a whole with the help of constitutional homeopathy. 

Constitutional Homeopathy is treated in a procedure where the affected person’s health conditions of past, present, and the health conditions of their family history, and the person’s physical, mental and psychological health is also considered before initiating the medication. 


Dr. Care Homeopathy is one of the best homeopathic clinics to offer constitutional homeopathy for all types of skin conditions. It aims to identify the root cause of the disease and treat it accordingly without any hint of side effects and further complications. To know more about skin diseases treatment using homeopathy or to book an appointment click here