‘Dr. Google, what is that on my skin?’ – Internet searches related to skin problems: Google Trends data from 2004 to 2019

Published: 03-03-2021| Version 4 | DOI: 10.17632/dc6m74vyt6.4
Contributors:
Mikołaj Kamiński,
Linda Tizek,
Alexander Zink

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Title: ‘Dr. Google, what is that on my skin?’ – Internet searches related to skin problems: Google Trends data from 2004 to 2019 Authors: Mikołaj Kamiński 1, Linda Tizek 2, Alexander Zink 2 Affiliations: 1 District Hospital in Oborniki, Szpitalna 2, 64-600 Oborniki, Poland 2 Technical University of Munich, School of Medicine, Department of Dermatology and Allergy, Munich, Germany Highlights > Google Trends presents the popularity of Google queries since 2004 > The study analyzed searches of Googles users related to skin symptoms > Pruritus, perspiration, and skin rash gained the most attention > The interest in all manifestations increases over time > The searches presented explainable seasonal variations

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