Damaged Skin

Some articles on damaged skin, skin:

Skin Flora - Hygiene - Damaged Skin
... Washing skin repeatedly can damage the protective external layer and cause transepidermal loss of water ... Hand washing can damage skin because the stratum corneum top layer of skin consists of 15 to 20 layers of keratin disks, corneocytes, each of which is each surrounded by a thin film of skin lipids ... Damaged skin defined by extensive cracking of skin surface, widespread reddening or occasional bleeding has also been found to be more frequently colonized by Staphylococcus hominis and these were more likely ...

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