The skin is the largest organ of the body. The skin and its derivatives such as hair, nails, sweat and oil glands make up the integumentary system. One of the main functions of the skin is protection your skin protects your body from germs and regulates body temperature. Nerves in the skin help you feel sensations like hot and cold.
Skin is made of water, protein, fats and minerals.
Common known causes of skin disorders include: bacteria trapped in skin pores and hair follicles.
Stress-related skin problems include:
• Seborrheic dermatitis.