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Tough skin

Tough skin: Introduction

Tough skin: Excessive toughening or scaling of skin. See detailed information below for a list of 419 causes of Tough skin, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Tough skin:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Tough skin. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Causes of Types of Tough skin:

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Tough skin: Symptom Checker

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Tough skin Treatments

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Stories from Users for Tough skin

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Message Boards for Tough skin

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Tough skin: Comorbid Symptoms

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Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Tough skin

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Tough skin: Deaths

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Misdiagnosis and Tough skin

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Tough skin: Research Related Doctors & Specialists

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Organs affected by Tough skin:

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Detailed list of causes of Tough skin

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How Common are these Causes of Tough skin?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Tough skin. Of the 419 causes of Tough skin that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 4 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 7 causes are "common" diseases
  • 2 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 1 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 5 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 408 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Tough skin:

The following list of conditions have 'Tough skin' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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  • Yaws ... skin plaques


Conditions listing medical complications: Tough skin:

The following list of medical conditions have Tough skin or similar listed as a medical complication in our database. The distinction between a symptom and complication is not always clear, and conditions mentioning this symptom as a complication may also be relevant. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.





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Causes of Tough skin Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Tough skin based on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:

  • Travel - has the patient travelled recently?

    Classifications of Tough skin:

    Subtypes of Tough skin:

    Scaly skin (483 causes), Rough skin (12 causes), Skin thickening (11 causes), Fibrosis of skin (20 causes), Scaly eruptions (21 causes), Scaly rash (19 causes), Eczema (227 causes), Eczematous rash (13 causes), Allergic skin rash (7 causes), Dry scaly skin (65 causes), Mild allergic skin rash (5 causes), Allergic skin reaction (2 causes)

    Medical Conditions associated with Tough skin:

    Skin symptoms (5992 causes), Skin texture changes (497 causes), Scaly skin (483 causes), Skin problems (3422 causes)

    Symptoms related to Tough skin:

    Rough skin (12 causes), Weak skin (156 causes), Skin rash (461 causes), Dry skin (231 causes), Leprosy (23 causes), Gigantism (13 causes), Skin disorders

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    Medical News summaries about Tough skin

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