People often find it hard to live with skin conditions. Not only the physical aspects of the condition itself and the treatments involved, but skin disease can also have a significant impact on their emotional well-being, day to day living and social interactions. It is normal to have a lot of questions and to be looking for further information and advice on managing your skin condition. Please speak to your doctor or nurse during your consultation with any concerns you may have. The British Association of Dermatologists have designated websites to provide impartial information and advice on living with a skin condition, please see below for further information:
www.skinhealthinfo.org.uk for information on specific skin diseases and treatments, contacts for patient support groups and resources on coping with a skin disease and the impact it can have on your mental health and enjoyment of everyday life.
www.skinsupport.org.uk, which provides emotional support and advice for people living with skin conditions.