Skin Conditions

Find more information about skin conditions such as acne, eczema, psoriasis, hidradenitis suppurativa, rosacea and many other skin problems.

Acne is a common inflammatory skin condition and is most common between the ages of 12-19 years. 

Eczema causes a dry, red, itchy rash; it may be scaly, weep, bleed or crust over. Eczema affects 1 in 5 children and 1 in 10 adults.

A long-term or chronic skin condition that can be distinguished by painful, inflamed areas typically located around the armpits, groin and the buttocks.

Psoriasis is a chronic, systemic inflammatory skin disorder that affects at least 73,000 people in Ireland.
Rosacea is a common, chronic inflammatory skin condition, which mainly affects facial skin and can be characterised by flare-ups and remissions. Get all the information you need below.
Skin cancer is the most common cancer in Ireland, with 10,554 cases of non-melanoma skin cancer and 1,138 cases of melanoma diagnosed in 2016 (figures are the latest available).
A list of other skin conditions and where you may find more information.