As your body’s largest organ, your skin is a window into your health. “All of our organ systems are related,” says Dr Whitney High, associate professor of dermatology. What’s going on in your body sometimes affects your skin – and vice versa. The thing is, doctors don’t need special equipment to see your skin, so it can be very telling when it comes to what’s happening inside the body, to your health. Here are some strange skin problems that could be a sign of a serious disease.
10 strange skin problems that could be a sign of a serious disease
Your skin can sometimes show signs of what's happening inside your body, from diabetes to cancer, insect bites and more.
What your skin shows